The Korean movie "The Fatal Encounter", based on Jeongjo, the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), and the power struggles of the royal family, will have its North American premiere next month, Lotte Entertainment announced yesterday.
"It will open on May 23 on about 25 screens in North America", said the distributor. "The local distribution will be arranged by Dream West Pictures, which successfully opened other Korean films like 'Secretly and Greatly', "The Face Reader" and 'Friends 2' in North America"...More
Hyeon Bin plays Jeongjo, the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty, in "The King's Wrath". Provided by Lotte Entertainment
Historical costume dramas, especially those set during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), have been beloved by Korean moviegoers in recent years, with films like "Masquerade" (2012) and "The Face Reader" (2013) turning into mega-hits.
The producers of the new period movie "The King's Wrath" are hoping the trend will continue, as they tell the story of King Jeongjo, the 22nd ruler of Joseon. One factor they have in their favor is the Korean heartthrob Hyeon Bin, returning to the screen for the first time since finishing his military service...More
Veteran K-pop star "BoA" will be making a surprising appearance on the big screen next month as the star has taken a cameo role in "Venus Talk".
Starring Uhm Jung-hwa and Moon So-ri, "Venus Talk" is an adult comedy-drama about love and sex. It was produced by Myung Film and features a script that won the first Lotte Entertainment scenario contest...More
Actor Lee Jong-suk's hotly anticipated movie "Hot Young Bloods" is finally ready for its release. It hits screens in Korea next month, according to distributor Lotte Entertainment.
Lee rose to stardom after appearing in the SBS drama "I Hear Your Voice" as a high school student. For the new movie, he again plays a high school student; this time a popular playboy...More
The first keyword is 'historical movies' and the second is the change which actors are going through.
"Memories of the Sword" , "Battle Of Myeongryang", "Pirates" and "KUNDO : Age of the Rampant" are some of the historical movies that are expected to be released next year. They are all 10 billion dollar blockbusters. They are also movies the Big 3 distributors CJ Entertainment, Lotte Entertainment and Showbox Media Plex have on the line...More