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Infections Rise on 1st Day of Elementary School

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

A teacher welcomes students at an elementary school in Seoul on Wednesday. /Yonhap

A total of 2.37 million children returned to school on Wednesday, accounting for 47 percent of the total.

But 561 out of the 20,902 schools that reopened on Wednesday had to send students back home after coronavirus infections surged in a warehouse by online commerce company Coupang in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province...More

Seoul's 1st All-Round Fuel Station Opens

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Seoul's first fuel station for all types of cars from LPG to electric opens on Thursday.

The joint venture with auto giant Hyundai by GS Caltex offers gasoline, diesel and LPG pumps as well as electricity and hydrogen charging points...More

Births Plummet to New All-Time Low

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

The number of babies born in Korea hit a historic low in March, down 10.1 percent or 2,738 on-year.

According to Statistics Korea on Wednesday, 24,378 babies were born in the month, the fewest since data were first compiled in 1981. The birthrate has fallen for the 48th month in a row...More

Coronavirus Surges at Online Sellers' Warehouses

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Coronavirus infections are spreading in warehouses run by online commerce companies Coupang and Market Kurly. The surge at Coupang's warehouse in Bucheon has also spread to a nearby call center...More

Hyundai Offers Glimpse of New Santa Fe SUV

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Hyundai unveiled a publicity still of its soon-to-be-released Santa Fe SUV on Tuesday...More

Social Cost of Traffic Jams Keeps Increasing

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

The social cost of traffic jams across the country has been valued at W59.6 trillion (US$1=W1,242).

According to the Korea Transport Institute on Monday, the losses amount to some 3.4 percent of Korea's entire GDP...More

Domestic Flight Passenger Numbers Surge

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

The number of passengers on domestic flights last weekend surged to the highest level since the coronavirus outbreak started.

According to the Korea Civil Aviation Association on Monday, some 137,980 passengers took domestic flights on May 23 and 24, even more than over the long weekend early this month (131,930)...More

Masks Mandatory on Taxis and Buses

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Taxi and bus drivers can now refuse passengers who do not wear masks, and all airplane passengers will also be required to wear them.

The government's coronavirus taskforce on Monday said it made the decision to prevent the spread of coronavirus...More

Kakao's Market Cap Overtakes Hyundai's

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Internet upstart Kakao has overtaken stolid auto giant Hyundai in terms of market capitalization, not least thanks to increased use of its apps during lockdown.

Kakao's stock price closed up four percent on May 22 at W247,000 (US$1=W1,240). That translates into a total market cap of W21.51 trillion and put it ninth among listed companies on the Korea Exchange...More

Record Summer Expected

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Korea can look forward to a record summer, with temperatures from June to August period on average 0.5 to 1.5 degrees Celsius higher than the usual 23.6 degrees, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration...More

Korean Baseball Games Broadcast Live All over the World

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Korea's professional baseball league matches can now be viewed in 130 more countries, in addition to the U.S. and Japan...More

Bars to Adopt QR-Code System to Keep Track of Visitors

Source | 2020/05/31 | Permalink

Starting next month, bars and nightclubs will be required to adopt a QR code-based system to keep track of visitors following a resurgence in coronavirus infections in Seoul's party district of Itaewon...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Bori"

2020/05/30 | Permalink

In the sleepy outskirts of Gangreung, eleven year old Bori (played by Kim Ah-song) lives happily with her family. We see from the first that Bori has some mild resentment of her younger brother Jeong-woo (played by Lee Rin-ha), but this mostly seems to just be because he's the baby of the family. "Bori" transitions softly into familial relations, with a biggle cuddle-in between family members masking the inevitable revelation that, though Bori herself can hear, the rest of her family is deaf...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Our Cat"

2020/05/30 | Permalink

Last year Hyoja Village in Chuncheon made a noteworthy shift. Their area had over time acquired a noticably large population of street cats. Until then, Hyoja Village had been best known for its local murals. So they decided to try and rebrand themselves as a cat village. I thought this real-life local planning decision was very interesting so I was a little disappointed when "Our Cat" moves away from this topic to just become, well, another documentary about cats...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Love Marriage" + Full Movie

2020/05/30 | Permalink

Coming up with a film that functions like a modern version of "Pride and  Prejudice" in a Korean setting and with Hollywood aesthetics is definitely not an easy task, but Lee Byung-il seems to have managed just that, in a rather interesting production...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Train"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Train"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Deliver Us From Evil"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Deliver Us From Evil"...More

[New Drama] "Vincenzo"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean drama "Vincenzo" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Sunbae, Don't Put On That Lipstick"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean drama "Sunbae, Don't Put On That Lipstick" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Sitcom] "Don't Lose Your Mind"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean sitcom "Don't Lose Your Mind" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Child"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean movie "Child" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "God of Fight: Sirasoni"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean movie "God of Fight: Sirasoni" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Bosomy Yeon-joo"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean movie "Bosomy Yeon-joo" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Legendary Fighter"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean movie "Legendary Fighter" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Bosomy Backhouse Girl"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean movie "Bosomy Backhouse Girl" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Killing Diva"

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Korean movie "Killing Diva" added to HanCinema database...More

Jazzy Misfits (2020)

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

"Jazzy Misfits"

Genres: Drama
Running Time: 92 min.
Directed by: Nam Yeon-woo
Starring: Choi Min-soo, Cheetah...More

Today's Photo: May 30, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Volunteers tidy graves at the National Cemetry in Daejeon on Friday, ahead of Memorial Day...More

Today's Photo: May 30, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/30 | Permalink

Visitors take a rest under parasols in a park in Gokseong, South Jeolla Province on Friday...More

[HanCinema's News] Kwon Dong-ho Cast for "United Effort to Accomplish One Thing"

2020/05/29 | Permalink

The agency Soul and People has announced that Kwon Dong-ho, who they represent, would be appearing in the upcoming drama "United Effort to Accomplish One Thing". The drama will start airing in July in the Wednesday/Thursday slot on jTBC in the evening, following "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[HanCinema's News] Director Cho Il-hyeong Talks About "#ALIVE"

2020/05/29 | Permalink

On May 29th distributor Lotte Entertainment of "#ALIVE" released supplementary material about "#ALIVE", which is set to be released in South Korean theaters on June 24th. The material included statements from first-time writer/director Cho Il-hyeong about the upcoming zombie movie and what kind of story the cast and crew are trying to tell with it...More

[HanCinema's News] KBS Dramas Caught in An Embarrassing Slump

2020/05/29 | Permalink

With ratings of 2.5% for the latest episode of "Fix You" and 1.6% ratings for the latest episode of "Born Again" KBS drama have entered into a depression. The television network has little to show for itself and no one to blame for the inability of their dramas to connect with viewers...More

[Upcoming DVD Releases] Korean Movies "Juror 8" and "Second Life"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Korean movies "Juror 8" and "Second Life" are available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] Script Reading Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Did We Love?"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Script reading stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Did We Love?"...More

[Photos] New Photos Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New photos added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] Script Reading Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Train"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Script reading photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Train"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Men Are Men"

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Men Are Men"...More

Korean Movie Opening Today 2020/05/29 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Korean movie opening today 2020/05/29 in Korea: "Somewhere in Between"...More

Jeonju Int'l Film Festival Kicks off Online Due to COVID-19

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Actors Kim Gyu-ri (left) and Lee Seung-joon pose at the opening of the Jeonju International Film Festival in North Jeolla Province on Thursday. /Yonhap

The annual Jeonju International Film Festival, one of Korea's largest showcases of independent and art-house films, kicked off Thursday, but without audiences due to the coronavirus epidemic...More

Lee Dong-gun, Jo Yoon-hee Divorce After 3 Years of Marriage

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Lee Dong-gun (left) and Jo Yoon-hee

Celebrity couple Lee Dong-gun and Jo Yoon-hee have divorced after three years of marriage...More

Today's Photo: May 29, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Park Hae-jin, director Nam Sung-wooHan Ji-eun and Park Ki-woong poses at a press junket for their new TV series "Kkondae Intern" in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 29, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

People wait in line to get tested for coronavirus at a makeshift facility in Incheon on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 29, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/29 | Permalink

Visitors take a photo at Haeundae Beach in Busan on Thursday...More

Korean Documentary of the Week "The Reservoir Game"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Korean documentary of the week "The Reservoir Game" (2017)

Directed by Choi Jin-seong

Narrated by Joo Jin-woo, Kim Eui-sung,...

Synopsis
A project by devilish reporter Joo Jin-woo who is out to find 'his' black money'...More

Yoo Ji-tae Continuously Makes Donations for the Prevention of COVID-19

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Actor Yoo Ji-tae, who plays the role of Han Jae-hyeon in the tvN Saturday-Sunday drama "When My Love Blooms", continues to make donations.

Yoo Ji-tae expressed his warm heart by donating 10 million won for disaster relief through the Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association on March 28th to help COVID-19 prevention and recovery from damage. Yoo Ji-tae's donation was significantly used to prevent the spread of the virus on masks and hand sanitizers, as well as to provide support for medical staff who are fighting the disease at the forefront...More

IT Platforms Lead to Two-jobs for Office Workers

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Office worker Park always writes web novels in a café after work. This is because he wants to write his own web novel about a martial arts comic, which he used to enjoy reading. He is now in the process of drawing up a basic plot framework and aims to start free-running on the web novel platform Munpia after writing a few episodes in the beginning.

With the creation of IT-based platforms ranging from writing to product sales and painting, more and more office workers are working on 'two jobs'. As IT platforms replace complex distribution, management and settlement, it has become convenient to engage in two-job activities at any time and convenient places, such as home and weekend morning cafes, after work...More

Lee Min-ho, Kim Soo-hyun and Park Bo-gum, The Comeback of Hallyu Originators

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Lee Min-ho, Kim Soo-hyun and Park Bo-gum are coming back to dramas. As Lee Min-ho and Kim Soo-hyun are making their comeback after a long time since they were discharged from the military, attention is being paid to whether their appearance will become a relief for the recently sluggish melodrama.

Lee Min-ho from the KBS drama "Boys over Flowers", SBS's "The Heirs" and SBS's "The Legend of the Blue Sea" came back with the SBS drama "The King: Eternal Monarch" on the 17th of April. It's been three years since his discharge from the military. "The King: Eternal Monarch" is a fantasy romance in which Lee Gon, a science-type emperor of the Korean Empire who wants to close the door of a dimension, and Jeong Tae-eul, a Korean detective who wants to protect someone's life, people and love, cooperate across the two worlds...More

Lee Dong-gun and Jo Yoon-hee Split Up - Happy Endings in Dramas, Sad Endings in Real Life

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

A romance that seemed to be a happy ending actually ended up as a sad ending in real life.

Stars that met through work and got married ended up splitting up. Actors Lee Dong-gun and Jo Yoon-hee announced their divorce on the 28th. Both agencies stated they filed for divorce on the 22nd. It's been 3 years since they got married and child custody belongs to Jo Yoon-hee...More

Shining Supporting Actors Yang Kyung-won, Chae Gook-hee, Ahn Bo-hyun and Kwak Sun-young

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

As much as the main characters, they are being cheered on for their great acting and their acting skills, rather than their visuals. Supporting actors' performances also broaden their perspectives on viewing works and add to the richness of the plot.

The main characters lead the center of the story and the supporting characters influence them. Depending on their mood and role, the mood of the work will not only depend on them, but will also influence the story's direction and change what the main character thinks...More

[Ratings] Wednesday-Thursday Dramas Drop Due to "Hospital Playlist" and "Romantic Call Center"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Wednesday-Thursday dramas decreased simultaneously.

According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "Kkondae Intern" recorded a viewership of 3.7% and 4.9% on the 28th...More

[HanCinema's News] Top Contenders Emerge for Main Categories at Baeksang Arts Awards

2020/05/28 | Permalink

This year's Baeksang Arts Awards have attracted strong attention for an unusually large number of strong contenders both in the film and the drama categories. Much of the interest, particularly compared to the awards season last year, has been prompted by COVID-19 and the interest being stuck inside has attracted in terms of media products. However, with the South Korean box office finally set to see new major releases in June, the Baeksang Arts Awards have also emerged as critical for building hype...More

[HanCinema's News] Early Leaders Revealed for Popularity Honors at Baeksang Arts Awards

2020/05/28 | Permalink

The Baeksang Arts Awards in colaboration with TikTok opened up voting for this year's Most Popular Actor and Actress Awards on May 26th. The voting form can be accessed here and will continue until June 2nd, Korean time...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Shin-hye and Yoo Ah-in Fool Around Off Script

2020/05/28 | Permalink

On May 27th Park Shin-hye posted some backstage photos of herself and her "#ALIVE" co-star Yoo Ah-in messing around in front of her cell phone camera at the online press conference held for that movie that same day...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Me and Me"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Me and Me"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Innocence"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Innocence"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Intruder"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Intruder"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Bosomy Backhouse Girl"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Bosomy Backhouse Girl"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Bosomy Yeonjoo"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Bosomy Yeonjoo"...More

[Photos + Videos] New Stills and Teasers Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills and teasers added for the upcoming Korean drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Video] First Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Did We Love?"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Did We Love?"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Photos Added for the Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New photos added for the Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Men Are Men"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Men Are Men"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2020/05/28 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2020/05/28 in Korea: "Run Boy Run", "Crime Solving Special Squad", "Wonderful Woman" and Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

Singer Lee Sun-hee Divorces After 14 Years of Marriage

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Singer Lee Sun-hee has divorced her husband after 14 years of marriage. Her management agency said Wednesday that the couple divorced in late February.

It was her second marriage. Lee married her former manager and producer in 1992, but divorced six years later...More

Song Ji-hyo's New Thriller to Finally Hit Screens After Delays

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Kim Moo-yul (left) and Song Ji-hyo pose at a press junket for their new film in Seoul on Wednesday.

A thriller starring Song Ji-hyo and Kim Moo-yul is likely to be the first big-budget Korean movie to hit screens since the coronavirus outbreak put the film industry on hold.

"Intruder" will finally be released on June 4 after two postponements. It was originally scheduled for release in March...More

Today's Photo: May 28, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Director Sohn Won-pyung, Kim Moo-yul and Song Ji-hyo poses at a press junket for their new film "Intruder" in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 28, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

Visitors enjoy a traditional tea ceremony at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 28, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/28 | Permalink

First graders wait in line at an elementary school in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province on Wednesday...More

Oh Seung-hoon and Kim Yoon-hye Star in "I Am Natural"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Actors Oh Seung-hoon and Kim Yoon-hye are starring in "I Am Natural".

"I Am Natural" is a delightful fantasy romantic comedy film featuring 'Il-woo' who became a 'fake nature person' and Bong-sook, who became a 'fake farmer' in Bongtaeri, the dead end of life...More

Seo Eun-woo Joins "My Prettiest Days" With Park Ji-young

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Seo Eun-woo is starring in "My Prettiest Days".

"My Prettiest Days" is about a man and woman who are in front of a taboo. It's a drama about how to understand and heal the pain of life through their fate and love...More

Jo Kyung-sook to Star in tvN Drama "The Flower of Evil" as Moon Chae-won's Mother

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Actress Jo Kyung-sook is starring in "The Flower of Evil" with Lee Joon-gi and Moon Chae-won.

She plays the mother of homicide detective Cha Ji-won, played by Moon Chae-won...More

Lee Joo-young's "Baseball Girl" to Be Released on the 18th of June

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

The film "Baseball Girl" starring Lee Joo-young comes out on the 18th of June.

The Korean Academy of Motion Picture Arts announced this fact on the 25th. "Baseball Girl" (director Choi Yun-tae) is a female growth drama that shows Joo Soo-in (Lee Joo-young), the only woman on a high school baseball team who is nicknamed 'genius baseball girl' for her 130km/h ball, struggling to overcome the challenges and barriers of reality ahead of her graduation...More

Park Hae-soo's Heyday, From "Prison Playbook" to "Time to Hunt"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Actor Park Hae-soo is in his prime.

Park Hae-soo played an unidentified pursuer in the movie "Time to Hunt" (directed by Yoon Sung-hyun) released on Netflix on April 23rd, creating a unique character that makes it impossible to take one's eyes off of. Park Hae-soo's acting, which filled the running time with minimal lines, gazes and facial expressions, has been praised for delivering enough suspense to tighten the heart while controlling the tension of the plot...More

[Interview] Yoo Seung-ho, "I Prefer Dramas With the Scent of a Man... Mellow is the Hardest"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

He's currently in his mid-20s, but actor Yoo Seung-ho still has that image of a handsome boy from his childhood. He is a reservist who was discharged in 2014, but it may be inevitable that the remnants of the immature grandson from the movie "The Way Home" (2002) still remain.

So Yoo Seung-ho has been very careful about his work choices ever since he left the military. In an interview after the end of the recent tvN drama "Memorist", he said, "The childhood image that follows me around influences my choices in work"....More

"The World of the Married" Kim Young-min, "With Grandmother Park Mak-rae's Reaction, I Feel We Made the Drama Together"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Kim Young-min from "The World of the Married" expressed gratitude towards YouTuber Granny Park Mak-rae.

An interview was held with Kim Young-min on the 20th regarding the jTBC drama "The World of the Married"...More

"It's Okay to Not Be Okay" Oh Jung-se Attemps a Character With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Shows Bromance with Kim Soo-hyun

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

The new tvN drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" stars Oh Jung-se as a pure and innocent young man called Moon Sang-tae in an attempt to create some 'Sang-tae Magic'.

The new tvN drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" is a fantasy romantic drama about a psychiatric ward caregiver named Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) and an impulsive fairy tale writer named Go Moon-yeong (Seo Ye-ji), who suffering from antisocial personality disorder...More

"Men Are Men" Releases Cute Stills of Seo Ji-hoon

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Actor Seo Ji-hoon reveals the charm of a lovely younger man.

Stills of Seo Ji-hoon were released for "Men Are Men", a new KBS 2TV drama...More

[Ratings] "Kkondae Intern" Achieves 1st Place Amidst Wednesday-Thursday Slump

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

"Kkondae Intern" came in 1st.

According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "Kkondae Intern" rated 4.2% and 6.4%...More

[HanCinema's News] "#ALIVE" Confirmed for Release on June 24th

2020/05/27 | Permalink

An online press conference for the upcoming movie "#ALIVE" confirmed that the zombie flick starring Yoo Ah-in and Park Shin-hye in the leading roles would open in South Korean theaters on June 24th. This appears to confirm confidence that the South Korean box office will finally reopen to film releases decisively by the end of the month...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Shin-hye talks about "#ALIVE"

2020/05/27 | Permalink

On May 27th Park Shin-hye attended an online press conference for the upcoming zombie movie "#ALIVE", in which she has a leading role. At this press conference she was able to talk a lot about what she considers the movie's content to be and why she took on the project...More

[HanCinema's News] Yoo Ah-in Talks About "#ALIVE"

2020/05/27 | Permalink

On May 27th Yoo Ah-in was present for an online press conference wherein he discussed his upcoming movie "#ALIVE", which is set to be released next month. In the press conference he emphasizes the seemingly unique nature of the project, centered as it is around an offbeat young man who is suffering from loneliness in the midst of a zombie apocalypse...More

[Jusr Out on DVD] Korean Movies "Black Money", "Bring Me Home" and "I Am Home"

2020/05/27 | Permalink

Korean movies "Black Money", "Bring Me Home" and "I Am Home"" are available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video + Photos] Highlight Video and Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Highlight video and press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos + Video] New Character Posters and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Deliver Us From Evil"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New character posters and trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Deliver Us From Evil"...More

[Photo] New Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New still added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Can You Hear Me?"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Can You Hear Me?"...More

[Video] New Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Eyes on Me : The Movie"

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

New trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Eyes on Me : The Movie"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2020/05/27 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2020/05/27 in Korea: "Jazzy Misfits", and documentaries "Nine Monks" and "Free Minu"...More

Today's Photo: May 27, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Oh Hee-joong, Kang Ye-bin, director Kim Jae-hyun-II, Shin Sae-rom and Kim Do-hyun-III

Actors and director pose at a press junket for their new film "Love Conquest" in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 27, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Visitors look at a flower installation in a rose park in Gokseong, South Jeolla Province on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 27, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

A troupe performs a traditional Korean dance as part of a campaign to promote Korea's cultural heritage in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 27, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/27 | Permalink

Lanterns are on display at the Cheonggye Stream in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Im Hwa-young to Star in "Postpartum Care Center"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Actress Im Hwa-young is starring in "Postpartum Care Center".

The new tvN drama "Postpartum Care Center" is about a woman named Hyeon-jin who is one of the youngest board members at work and the oldest mother at the hospital, going through a distressful postpartum care center adaptation phase while getting to know her fellow patients and overcoming child delivery. While Uhm Ji-won, Park Ha-sun and Jang Hye-jin confirmed roles previously, Im Hwa-young has joined the line-up, adding strength to the casting...More

From Lee Sang-yeob to Lee Min-jung, the "Once Again" Cast Participate in the "Ethical Consumption Project"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

The KBS 2TV weekend drama team "Once Again" are actively participating in the KBS "Ethical Consumption Project, We Together".

"We Together" is a campaign to spread the concept of ethical consumption to help local small business owners who are in economic crisis due to the spread of COVID-19. The actors and producers of "Once Again" are cheering them on with flower baskets and bouquets in a relay format, helping flower farmers whose sales have been reduced...More

"Memorial" Nana and Park Sung-hoon at Script Reading

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Pictures from the script reading of "Memorial" have come out.

The new KBS 2TV drama "Memorial" is an office rom-com about Goo Se-ra (aka Tiger Moth), who doesn't get a job, but is tagged 'the queen of civil complaints' who likes to interfere, protest, resolve and date at the district office...More

Yu Jun-sang and Song Yoon-ah's "Elegant Friends", a Successor to "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

"Elegant Friends" is unveiled at last.

The new jTBC drama "Elegant Friends" released a teaser poster on the 26th and lit the fire of expectation. The mysterious aura of those whose expressions can't be read catches one's eye intensely...More

"It's Okay to Not Be Okay" Releases First Still Cuts of Seo Ye-ji

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

The new tvN drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" has Seo Ye-ji transforming into a story writer with special magical charms, exploding with intense visuals.

The new tvN Saturday-Sunday drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" released stills of Seo Ye-ji, who plays Go Moon-yeong, a child literature writer who doesn't know love...More

"The Crowned Clown" PD and "The Fiery Priest" Writer Joining Hands for "Vincenzo"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

PD Kim Hee-won-II and writer Park Jae-beom-I are coming back with a new drama.

TvN sources told YTN Star that, "PD Kim Hee-won-II and writer Park Jae-beom-I are coming back with "Vincenzo". They are in the early stages of discussion"....More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" Remains in 1st Place Despite Competition

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

"Good Casting" came in first among Monday-Tuesday dramas.

According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Good Casting" rated 7.1% and 8.7% on the 26th...More

[HanCinema's News] "#ALIVE" Sets Off New Wave of South Korean Zombie Media

2020/05/26 | Permalink

With the powerful response earned by "Kingdom - Season 2" earlier this year, itself building off the hype of "Kingdom", which itself was building off the hype of "Train to Busan", more South Korean zombie media seemed inevitable. But it's only just now that production is catching up with past trends, as "#ALIVE" seems certain to leave a mark on the box office this summer...More

[HanCinema's News] First New Major South Korean Box Office Releases Since COVID-19 Crowd Around June

2020/05/26 | Permalink

The South Korean box office has been devoid of new releases ever since February, with "Beasts Clawing at Straws" being the last major one. "Innocence" was once set to break this dead zone with a planned May 27th release, but even this was pushed back to June 11th following a COVID-19 resurgence centered around nightclubs. Now "Intruder" will be first up on June 4th- provided there are no more delays...More

[HanCinema's News] "#ALIVE" Character Receives his Own Social Media Account in Marketing Push

2020/05/26 | Permalink

In the first noteworthy attempt at a viral marketing campaign for a South Korean film since the COVID-19 epidemic, the character played by Yoo Ah-in in the upcoming movie "#ALIVE" now has his own social media account. The account is written in character, with its apparent author imploring other survivors to send him a direct message if they are still alive...More

56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Fan Vote Open

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 fan vote is now open on TikTok...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Video] 1-Minute Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

1-minute highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Men Are Men"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Men Are Men"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A Happy Present"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "A Happy Present"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Somewhere in Between"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Somewhere in Between"...More

[Video] Uncut Trailer Released for the Korean Movie "Daughter's Diary"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Uncut trailer released for the Korean movie "Daughter's Diary"...More

[Video] Korean Documentary "A Job Who Is Near Us" Available on Apple TV

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

English subtitled trailer released for the Korean documentary "A Job Who Is near Us"...More

[Photos] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "#ALIVE"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "#ALIVE"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Sorikkun"

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Sorikkun"...More

Ex-Kara Member Kang Ji-young Appears in Korean TV Series After 5 Years in Japan

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Kang Ji-young, a former member of the now-disbanded girl group Kara, wants to reboot her career as an actress in Korea with the new TV series "Sweet Munchies" on JTBC...More

Today's Photo: May 26, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Teachers prepare for the return of their students at a middle school in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 26, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Visitors look at books at a book bazaar in Sejong City on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 26, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/26 | Permalink

Teachers prepare gifts for first graders at an elementary school in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province on Monday...More

"Kkondae Intern" Kim Eung-soo, "Han Ji-eun is a Bomb Waiting to Go Off"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Kim Eung-soo from "Kkondae Intern" showed his affection for Han Ji-eun.

He appeared on the MBC FM4U "Good Morning FM Jang Sung-kyu" on the 22nd morning with Han Ji-eun...More

Shin Hye-sun and Bae Jong-ok's "Innocence" to Be Released on June 11th

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

The film "Innocence" confirmed a release on the 11th of June.

Starring Shin Hye-sun, Bae Jong-ok and Heo Joon-ho, "Innocence" is about Jeong-in (Shin Hye-sun), a lawyer who tries to prove the innocence of her mother Hwa-ja (Bae Jong-ok), a woman who doesn't remember anything, but is accused of murder at her husband's funeral, Mayor Choo (Heo Joon-ho) and the ugly truth that the village people are trying to hide...More

Jung Kyung-ho and Choi Soo-young, 8 Years and Going Strong, Showing Affection on Social Media

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Actor Jung Kyung-ho and Girls' Generation member Choi Soo-young are showing their love for each other on social media via comments...More

Things to Look Out For in Jung Il-woo, Kang Ji-young and Lee Hak-joo's "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Ahead of its first broadcast, "Sweet Munchies" unveiled its points of observation.

JTBC's new Monday-Tuesday drama "Sweet Munchies", which premiered on the 25th, depicts a love triangle between late night snack healing chef Jin-seong, enthusiastic producer Ah-jin and successful genius designer Tae-wan. "Sweet Munchies", which has completed preparations for the launch, is waiting for viewers with a delicious menu that guarantees fun...More

"#ALIVE" Park Shin-hye, A Meticulous and Calm Survivor

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Actress Park Shin-hye plays a survivor in an isolated city in the film "#ALIVE".

"#ALIVE" is based on a city that is out of control due to being infected with an unknown virus, and depicts the story of its isolated survivors without data, WIFI or cellular functions...More

"Don't Lose Your Mind" Kwon Hyun-bin to Star in Family Sitcom

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Kwon Hyun-bin is starring in a family sitcom.

"Don't Lose Your Mind" is based on the popular long-lived webtoon of the same name, which has surpassed 2 billion views in 10 years, and is a family sitcom featuring the friendly and pleasant daily life of a family walking a tightrope at the edge of sanity...More

Kim Hyang-gi, Ryu Hyun-kyung and Yum Hye-ran in "Child"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

The film "Child" has completed casting Kim Hyang-gi, Ryu Hyun-kyung and Yum Hye-ran and began filming.

According to Lotte Entertainment, "Child" has started its filming process...More

Won Jin-ah and Rowoon to Star in JTBC's "Sunbae, Don't Put On That Lipstick"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Actors Won Jin-ah and Rowoon are starring in the drama "Sunbae, Don't Put On That Lipstick".

"Sunbae, Don't Put On That Lipstick" is a romantic drama about a straightforward junior who's good looking, sexy and sincere and a senior who doesn't like younger men. It is based on a web novel of the same name, which was loved by many readers by winning the grand prize in the Hyundai-Romance category at the 2017 Romantic Collaboration Contest...More

[Ratings] "Dinner Mate" Starts Off With 6.1%, "Sweet Munchies" With 1.5%

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

"Dinner Mate" had a good start.

According to Nielsen Korea the first episode of the MBC drama "Dinner Mate" rated 4.8% and 6.1% on the 25th...More

[HanCinema's News] "The King: Eternal Monarch" Filming Location Revealed But Closed Down

2020/05/25 | Permalink

On May 23rd the proposal scene in the most recent episode of "The King: Eternal Monarch" gathered much attention from viewers thanks to its beautiful shooting location...More

[HanCinema's News] Cast and Crew Discuss "Dinner Mate"

2020/05/25 | Permalink

On May 25th "Dinner Mate" held a press conference. The drama was set to premiere the same day on SBS, and is based on a romantic webtoon. Actors Song Seung-heon, Seo Ji-hye, Lee Ji-hoon-I, and Son Na-eun, as well as director Ko Jae-hyeon were all in attendance...More

[HanCinema's News] Cast and Crew Discuss "Sweet Munchies"

2020/05/25 | Permalink

On May 25th "Sweet Munchies" held an online press conference, with the drama set to air its first episode that very evening. "Sweet Munchies" deals with a sexy chef at a late night restaurant. It's the first drama for lead actor Jung Il-woo since last year's "Haechi", and the first appearance for Kang Ji-young in a drama since "KARA - Secret Love" in 2014. Lee Hak-joo is a more immediately familiar face, having only just recently appeared in the highly popular "The World of the Married" as a villain...More

[Just Out on DVD] Korean Movie "Bring Me Home"

2020/05/25 | Permalink

Korean movie "Bring Me Home" are available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video + Photos] Highlight Video and Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Highlight video and press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Videos] Episode 1 Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Me and Me"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Me and Me"...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love Conquest"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love Conquest"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Photo Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "#ALIVE"

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

New stills and photo added for the upcoming Korean movie "#ALIVE"...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2020/05/25

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Korean dramas starting today 2020/05/25: "Dinner Mate" and "Sweet Munchies"...More

Concerns Grow as More Students Return to School

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Teachers prepare for the return of their students at a middle school in Seoul on Sunday. /Yonhap

The Education Ministry on Sunday announced a student dispersion plan for schools in case of an emergency as most kids return to school this week. Schoolkids will be marshalled so that fewer of them are crowded into classrooms amid fears of coronavirus infection.

Kindergarteners, elementary schoolchildren in first and second grades, middle schoolchildren in ninth grade, and high school students in 11th grade go back to school on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 25, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Golfers Ko Jin-young (left) and Park Sung-hyun pose before a one-on-one charity match in Incheon on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 25, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Job applicants wait in line to attend a written test administered by SK Group in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 25, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

A drive-in concert is held in Inje, Gangwon Province on Saturday...More

Today's Photo: May 25, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/25 | Permalink

Passers-by take a picture of roses in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province on Sunday...More

'Star Writers' Kim Eun-sook VS Park Ji-eun, Changed Positions in 2020

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

There are some star writers whom every national actor wants to work with once. They are Kim Eun-sook and Park Ji-eun, most commonly mentioned as 'star writers'.

The two have been consistently creating hits with outstanding writing skills and the joining of stars since their debut. Their recent new works, SBS's " The King: Eternal Monarch" and tvN's "Crash Landing on You", attracted many people's attention...More

2020 Baeksang Arts Awards - Rookie Award Candidates, From Ahn Bo-hyun to Lee Jae-wook and Kim Da-mi to Han So-hee

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Which person who shone in the past year will be picked? The competition among rookies to win the coveted Rookie of the Year trophy is fierce, as it is a once in a lifetime win during these 56th Baeksang Arts Awards, which are more intense than ever.

The competition for the Rookie of the Year award is fierce, but officials say it is especially so this year. Since the final candidates were unveiled, people are saying it doesn't matter who gets it now. Ten male and female actors with less than three casting experiences were selected as finalists...More

Director Kang Je-gyu's Father Passes Away

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Kang Je-gyu's father passed away on the 21st.

According to his sources, his father, Kang Yeom-won, passed away on the 21st...More

[Ratings] "Once Again" Viewership Climbs up

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

"Once Again" broke its record.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Once Again" rated 27.4% - 31.1% on the 24th...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2020.05.12 ~ 2020.02.24

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "The Greatest Showman"...More

[HanCinema's News] Ong Seong-wu Appears on Cover of Cosmpolitan

2020/05/24 | Permalink

Actor Ong Seung-wu just earned his first magazine cover and photospread with the June issue of Cosmopolitan. The news comes ahead of the Baeksang Art Awards, where Ong Seong-wu is up for Best New Actor due to his work in "A Moment at Eighteen" from last year...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hyo-jin Releases Photo of Being Kissed by her Two Sons

2020/05/24 | Permalink

Actress Kim Hyo-jin recently released a photo on Instagram of herself being kissed by her two sons...More

[HanCinema's News] "The King: Forever Sovereign" Continues Ratings Slump

2020/05/24 | Permalink

Over the weekend "The King: Eternal Monarch" only just barely managed to avoid hitting a new ratings low, with its eleventh episode Friday broadcast of 6.6% narrowly defeating the 6.3% ratings of the ninth episode, which aired the previous Friday. The Saturday episode had similarly weak improvement, improving from 7.8% to 8.1% relative to the previous week...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

Lockdown Means the End for Many Couples

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

More and more couples cooped up in lockdown are getting on each others' nerves to the extent that the divorce rate is feared to spike.

In Japan, a new business has already sprung up offering people places to stay away from their pesky families. The founder of the business got the idea when he had an argument with the woman he was living with in lockdown...More

Elementary Schoolkids Start School Next Week

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Children attend a class at an elementary school in Jecheon, North Chungcheong Province on Wednesday. /Yonhap

Elementary schoolkids will return to school next week as planned, while the annual university entrance exam will also take place on time...More

Coronavirus Produces Some Unexpected Beneficiaries

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Some sectors of business have unexpectedly benefited from the coronavirus epidemic, most bizarrely perhaps cosmetic surgery clinics and bicycle makers.

According to a report by Hana Bank based on analysis of credit card spending on Thursday, the travel industry was hit hardest by the lockdown. Duty-free shops' sales plummeted 88 percent on-year in March, when infections peaked in Korea...More

What Do Koreans Consider Adultery?

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Adultery only recently became legal in Korea, after decades when the law against it was haphazardly applied to make the occasional example of people. But many still grapple with the ramifications of that decision.

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton famously denied he committed adultery with White House intern Monica Lewinsky because no full penetrative sex had taken place -- she had "only" fellated him...More

High School Seniors Resume Classes

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Some 80 days after they were meant to start the spring semester, high school seniors finally returned to their classrooms Wednesday.

They were greeted by their teachers, some of whom they had never met in person...More

FC Seoul Fined W100 Million for Sex Dolls 'Audience'

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Football club FC Seoul has been fined W100 million by the K-League for placing sex dolls in spectator seats during a home game on Sunday against Gwangju...More

Top CEOs Get Younger, But Not Much

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

The CEOs of Korea's top 100 companies are gradually getting a little younger and more of them come from business backgrounds rather than being parachuted in by their families.

The trend reflects nascent efforts to make their top-heavy management structures more efficient amid increasingly difficult economic circumstances...More

FC Seoul to Sue over Sex Dolls 'Audience'

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Mannequins sit in the World Cup Stadium in Seoul during an FC Seoul game on Sunday. /Yonhap

Professional football club FC Seoul said Tuesday that it may take legal action against a company that supplied sex dolls posing as spectators in an empty stadium during the coronavirus pandemic.

FC Seoul placed 30 mannequins in spectator seats in its home stadium during a K-League football match on Sunday against Gwangju. The aim was to entertain viewers who were watching the game on TV and make players feel less alone...More

Samsung Enjoys Record Global TV Market Share

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

/Courtesy of Samsung Electronics

Samsung enjoyed a record share in the global TV market in the first quarter this year amid a slowdown across the board due to the coronavirus epidemic...More

Most Jobseekers Welcome Samsung's Online Recruitment

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Six out of 10 jobseekers support online written tests amid the coronavirus epidemic, a straw poll suggests.

According to the survey of 596 jobseekers by job-search portal Incruit, 62.5 percent of respondents welcomed Samsung's experimental online recruitment test, while 37.5 percent were against...More

Coronavirus Speeds up Demise of Department Stores

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

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Old-fashioned department stores are deserted due to the coronavirus epidemic, which has sent their revenues into freefall.

Lotte Department Store's first-quarter operating profit declined 82.1 percent on-year to W28.5 billion, while Hyundai Department Store's plummeted 65.3 percent and Shinsegae Department Store's 57.7 percent (US$1=W1,234)...More

Seoul Offers Guidelines for Reopening of Schools

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

A worker disinfects a classroom at a school in Sejong City on Monday. /Yonhap

The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education on Monday issued experimental guidelines to prevent a resurgence of coronavirus infections as schools reopen...More

Smaller SUV Boom Continues

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

Compact and other small SUV are enjoying a boom in the domestic auto market.

Korea's five carmakers sold a combined 72,416 smaller SUVs and 52,303 midsize SUVs during the first four months of this year, outpacing sales of traditionally-favored sedans which stood at 65,107...More

Breathalyzer Tests Resume as Drunk-Driving Accidents Spike

Source | 2020/05/24 | Permalink

A police officer asks a driver to blow into a breathalyzer during a trial run in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, in this file photo from April 18, 2020. /Yonhap

Breathalyzer tests for drivers resume on Monday, 111 days after they were suspended in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to police...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "King of Prison"

2020/05/23 | Permalink

For all the way prison is romanticized in movies as being a cruel place where mean people brutalize each other in the name of power, and only the strongest survive, real-life prison is quite a bit duller than that. Fights are less about who gets to control the illicit internal drug trade and more over failing to properly apologize hard enough after bumping into somebody by accident. Pathetic luxuries like snack food which we on the outside take for granted are prized like precious metals...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut"

2020/05/23 | Permalink

Sang-gon (played by Chun Jung-myung) finds himself somewhat unwillingly thrust into the life of a gangster boss. He gets stuck having to maintain his illegitimate business by destroying everything he loves. Cheol-hoi (played by Jin Yi-han) is Sang-gon's loyal goon, who supports Sang-gon's noble goal of trying to reform the mafia from the inside. This is, you might have guessed, a very stupid goal. So nobody has all that much fun over the course of "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut"...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Money" + Full Movie

2020/05/23 | Permalink

Based on a play by Son Ki-hyun, "The Money" is a rather strange amalgam, since the almost completely unrealistic, melodramatic premises of its narrative have the distinct purpose of criticizing capitalism...More

56th Daejong Film Awards (Grand Bell Awards) 2020 Nominees

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

56th Daejong Film Awards (Grand Bell Awards) 2020 nominees, winners will be announced June, 3 2020...More

[Video] Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Video] Final Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Innocence"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Final trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Innocence"...More

[New Drama] "Freak"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean drama "Freak" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Zombie Detective"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean drama "Zombie Detective" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Can't Bother Dating, Hate Being Lonely!"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean drama "Can't Bother Dating, Hate Being Lonely!" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Way Station"

2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "Way Station" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Wonderful Woman"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "Wonderful Woman" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "I Am Natural"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "I Am Natural" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Escort Bar Oppa"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "Escort Bar Oppa" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Bully and Girl"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "Bully and Girl" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Bosomy Mom 2"

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "Bosomy Mom 2" added to HanCinema database...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2020/05/23

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2020/05/23: "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

Bori (2020)

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

"Bori"

Genres: Drama and Family
Running Time: 109 min.
Directed by: Kim Jinyu
Starring: Kim Ah-song, Lee Rin-ha...More

Park Cho-rong of A Pink to Make Film Debut

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Park Cho-rong of girl group A Pink is set to make her film debut in a starring role in the comedy drama "Poor Family"...More

Today's Photo: May 23, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

People stroll along the Cheonggye Stream in Seoul on Friday...More

Today's Photo: May 23, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/23 | Permalink

Visitors take pictures in a flower field in Buan, North Jeolla Province on Friday...More

[HanCinema's News] Song Jae-rim and Jiyeon Deny Dating Rumors

2020/05/22 | Permalink

Jiyeon's Instagram and Song Jae-rim's Instagram

The agencies behind actor Song Jae-rim and T-ara singer Jiyeon have issued statements that the two are not dating. The denials come off of a report published earlier in the week stating that the two had been seen riding together on May 17th in Choongju and that they had behaved affectionately with one another at a gas station in that area...More

[HanCinema's News] Cha Tae-hyun Comes Back With "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation

2020/05/22 | Permalink

Cha Tae-hyun is one of the longest serving names in the South Korean entertainment industry, even if his career has been largely overshadowed by that of his most famous co-star. He was the male lead in "My Sassy Girl" from 2003 alongside the then not particularly well-known Jun Ji-hyun...More

[HanCinema's News] Past Comments Render Lee Yeon-hee's Surprise Marriage Less Surprising

2020/05/22 | Permalink

On the most recent episode of the SBS entertainment news program 'E-news Exclusive' the program revealed old footage of Lee Yeon-hee from variety shows that have shed some light on her sudden marriage announcement. Though Lee Yeon-hee is getting married on June 2nd she had not prior to this announcement even been known to have a serious boyfriend...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Backstreet Rookie"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Backstreet Rookie"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New poster added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photo] First Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Did We Love?"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

First poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Did We Love?"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Video] New Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Hot Blooded Detective"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Hot Blooded Detective"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] Script Reading Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Men Are Men"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

Script reading stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Men Are Men"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Somewhere in Between"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Somewhere in Between"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "#ALIVE"

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

New stills and photos added for the upcoming Korean movie "#ALIVE"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2020/05/22

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2020/05/22: "Where Your Eyes Linger"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2020/05/22 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2020/05/22 in Korea: "Citizen Roh" and "Pizza Dare 2"...More

Today's Photo: May 22, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

A woman takes a picture of flowers at a university in Gwangju on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 22, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

District officials carry parasols to boost their use as part of an energy-saving campaign in Busan on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 22, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/22 | Permalink

A fishery market in Incheon is crowded with people on Thursday...More

Korean Drama of the Week "Naked Fireman"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Korean drama of the week "Naked Fireman" (2017)

Directed by Park Jin-seok

Written by Yoo Jeong-hee

Network: KBS

With Lee Joon-hyuk, Jung In-sun, Jo Hee-bong, Park Hoon, Seo Jung-yeon, Lee Won-jong,...

4 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00
Synopsis
A fireman becomes a highly paid nude model to make money for his sick friend, then gets identified as an arsonist from 10 years ago...More

Choi Byung-mo Joins Lee Joon-gi in tvN's "The Flower of Evil"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Actor Choi Byung-mo is starring in the tvN drama "The Flower of Evil".

"The Flower of Evil" is a packed emotional tracing drama of a man named Baek Hee-seong (Lee Joon-gi) who hides his brutal past and changes his identity and Cha Ji-won (Moon Chae-won), his homicide detective wife who traces his past, and stands in front of the truth they want to turn away from. Choi Byung-mo is expected to play a character with a key point...More

Director Jung Jin-young VS Actor Jung Jin-young

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Jung Jin-young meets new viewers and audiences as an actor and film director. After publicizing his face in the early 1990s, he has been spending his busiest days again.

Jung Jin-young will release his directorial debut film "Me and Me" on June 18th. He was also named as a co-producer through Danifilm, which he founded. Prior to this, he will cast his hat at an online production report meeting at 11PM on the 21st...More

Lee Joo-young's Unmatched Atmosphere

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Lee Joo-young was featured in a pictorial.

Fashion magazine Singles released an atmospheric pictorial of actress Lee Joo-young from the recently ended drama "Itaewon Class", in which she played chef Ma Hyeon-yi...More

K-Zombie Netflix Drama "Kingdom" Takes a Shot at the Emmys

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Netflix Original Series "Kingdom" season 1, challenges the 48th International Emmy Awards for Best Picture and Best Actor in a Drama Series. Attention is focusing on whether the popularity of "Kingdom", which caused the 'K-Zombie' and 'gat' syndrome worldwide, will lead to the award.

The International Emmy Awards is an international TV program awards ceremony established to introduce outstanding programs abroad to U.S. viewers and is considered one of the world's top three broadcasting awards. The party will announce its candidates in September this year and announce its final winners at the awards ceremony on November 23rd...More

"Rugal" Choi Jin-hyuk, "Playing a Science Action Hero Was Meaningful"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Actor Choi Jin-hyuk expressed his feelings after the end of the OCN drama "Rugal".

Through his agency on the 20th, Choi Jin-hyuk said, "I am happy to have played the role of a 'science action hero' for the first time in Korea"....More

"Dinner Mate" From Ye Ji-won to Kim Young-chul-I, The Supporting Cast Show Fun Synergy

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

The masters of supporting roles are teasing some tremendous fun.

The new Monday-Tuesday drama "Dinner Mate" on MBC is about two men and women who have deteriorated their feelings of love, sharing dinner together, showcasing a delicious one-meal romance that makes them fall in love with each other's charms...More

The Appearance of Seasoned Rookies Han So-hee, Jeon Mi-do and Han Ji-eun

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

There's no such thing as "I woke up a star" anymore.

The times when rookies just appeared out of nowhere is no more. Seasoned strangers are taking over dramas...More

Lee Sun-bin Refutes Wellmade's Statement, "Unclear Accounting and Disturbance in Business Activity"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Actress Lee Sun-bin made a statement about her legal war with former management company Wellmade Entertainment.

Her legal representative refuted on the 21st through official reports that, "Wellmade Star ENT made an official statement urging Lee Sun-bin to correct violations of the exclusive contract and abide by it, but the content is not true"...More

[Ratings] "Kkondae Intern" and "Mystic Pop-up Bar" Both Show Decrease

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

The newly starting Wednesday and Thursday dramas both dropped in viewership.

According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "Kkondae Intern" rated 3.5% and 4.7% on the 21st...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-sun's Birthday Party Runs Afoul of COVID-19 Discourse

2020/05/21 | Permalink

On May 20th Kim Hee-sun made an Instagram post featuring photos of the actress at her surprise birthday party. In her social media posting. Kim Hee-sun thanked her friends for their spy-like diligence in making the party happen...More

[HanCinema's News] Yoo Jae-suk and Kim Dong-wan Connected to Fraud Related to Comfort Woman Charity

2020/05/21 | Permalink

From 2014 to 2018 Yoo Jae-suk and Kim Dong-wan have donated over three hundred thousand dollars worth of money to the comfort woman adjacent charity House of Sharing. Their charitable contributions were noted on variety shows over the years. However, investigators now believe their donations were fraudulently diverted for a real estate investment...More

[HanCinema's News] Movie Stars Come to the Small Screen

2020/05/21 | Permalink

Hwang Jung-min, Lee Byung-hun, and Ha Jung-woo have long made their reputation in the South Korean media environment as movie stars. However, their upcoming projects are breaking this format as the major, older stars are coming back to television dramas. This suggests a recent improvement in the perception of scripted South Korean dramas as relates to relative industry prestige...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Video] First Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fatal Promise"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fatal Promise"...More

[Photos] Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Comic Book Boy Girl"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Comic Book Boy Girl"...More

[Photos] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Somewhere in Between"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Somewhere in Between"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Poor Family"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Poor Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "#ALIVE"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "#ALIVE"...More

[Photos] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Bosomy Mom 2"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Bosomy Mom 2"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Bully and Girl"

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Bully and Girl"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

2020/05/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2020/05/21 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2020/05/21 in Korea: "Bori" and "The New World" (Re-release)...More

Korean TV Hit Spellbinds Japanese in Lockdown

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

"Crash Landing on You", a hit drama series about the implausible love story between a South Korean heiress and a North Korean military officer, has been the most watched TV series in Japan on Netflix for three weeks in a row...More

Today's Photo: May 21, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Partitions are installed on tables as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus at a cafeteria in a school in Ulsan on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 21, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Students wait in line to get their temperatures checked to enter a school in Gwangju on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 21, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

A visitor takes a picture in a barley field in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 21, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/21 | Permalink

Women look at skies from Mt. Inwang in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Nam Da-reum Joins MAGIQ Entertainment

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Actor Nam Da-reum is looking for a new future with MAGIQ Entertainment.

MAGIQ Entertainment announced on the 12th of May, "Nam Da-reum signed on with us and we will give unlimited support to the actor who has been acting since he was a child, and help him settle as a grown-up actor"....More

Kim Sun-young Goes From "Kkondae Intern" to "3 Sisters"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Actress Kim Sun-young returns with the film "3 Sisters".

Kim Sun-young, who pulls off any character she plays, such as in the recent "Romance is a Bonus Book", "Her Private Life", "A Moment at Eighteen" and "When the Camellia Blooms", is returning with "3 Sisters"...More

Jung Il-woo Transforms Into a Sexy Chef

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Apparently Jung Il-woo has been preparing himself step-by-step to become a 'sexy cooking man'.

Just like a puzzle piece that fits perfectly, Jung Il-woo has been drawing attention from the public with his unique skills of cooking for a more genuine image as a chef in his upcoming drama...More

"Mystic Pop-up Bar" Beginning, Tension Created by Totally New Characters

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

JTBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar" is open for business at last.

"Mystic Pop-Up Bar" is a counseling drama about a bad-tempered owner lady and her innocent part-time worker who resolve the grudges of customers in their dreams. It is based on a webtoon of the same name by Bae Hye-soo, who earned a perfect score of 10 from readers. Hwang Jung-eum, Yook Sung-jae, Choi Won-young, Lee Joon-hyuk-I and Jung Daeun have personally told why viewers should head to street pubs prior to the release of "Mystic Pop-Up Bar", which received attention from webtoon fans and prospective viewers before the show...More

Jang Dong-yoon's Hard Boiled Youth Noir "Run Boy Run" to Be Released on the 28th of May

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

"Run Boy Run" starring Jang Dong-yoon confirmed its release date to May 28th and released a special poster as well as some stills. "Run Boy Run" is about Do-won (Jang Dong-yoon), who used to be a rising sprinter, transferring schools after an injury, meeting his childhood best friend Jin-soo (Seo Byuk-joon) and getting involved in unexpected cases. This hard-boiled youth noir is about the growth of youths...More

Ji Hyun-woo and Kim So-eun Confirmed to Star in "Can't Bother Dating, Hate Being Lonely!"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Actors Ji Hyun-woo and Kim So-eun confirmed leading roles in the MBC Every 1 original drama "Can't Bother Dating, Hate Being Lonely!".

MBC Every 1 announced as such and added, ""Can't Bother Dating, Hate Being Lonely!" comes out in the latter half of the year"....More

Choi Jin-hyuk Considers "Zombie Detective"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Actor Choi Jin-hyuk is considering "Zombie Detective".

It has come to the attention of TV Daily that Choi Jin-hyuk is reviewing an offer for a new KBS 2TV drama called "Zombie Detective". No decisions have been made, but it's one of the many offer's he's considering...More

[Ratings] "Kkondae Intern" Starts Off With 6.5%, "Mystic Pop-Up Bar" With 3.61%

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

"Kkondae Intern" started off in first place.

According to Nielsen Korea, the new MBC drama "Kkondae Intern" rated 4.4% and 6.5%...More

[HanCinema's News] Han So-hee Selected as Model for L'Oréal Paris

2020/05/20 | Permalink

Following her run on the popular drama "The World of the Married", Han So-hee has already scored another contract, although this one isn't for acting per se...More

[HanCinema's News] "Crash Landing on You" Leads Netflix Dramas in Japan for Third Straight Week

2020/05/20 | Permalink

Even following its end last February "Crash Landing on You" has shown surprising resilience in the international Netflix charts. As of May 18th, "Crash Landing on You" has now led the Japanese Netflix charts for dramas for three straight weeks while also having a notewrothy presence in other countries as well...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Mi-ryeo Apologizes to Hyun Bin

2020/05/20 | Permalink

On the last episode of the variety show 'Stand-Up' entertainer Kim Mi-ryeo offered an unexpected apology to popular actor Hyun Bin. The apology was not related to Kim Mi-ryeo's own actions, but rather those of her husband, Jung Sung-yoon, back during an earlier part of their career...More

[Photos + Video] Press Conference Photos and Highlight Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Press conference photos and highlight video added for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Backstreet Rookie"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Backstreet Rookie"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills and posters added for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "In Seoul Season 2"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Posters added for the upcoming Korean drama "In Seoul Season 2"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Somewhere in Between"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Somewhere in Between"...More

[Photos] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A Bedsore"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "A Bedsore"...More

[Photos] New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Can You Hear Me?"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Can You Hear Me?"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Intruder"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes photos added for the upcoming Korean movie "Intruder"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Run Boy Run"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Run Boy Run"...More

[Video] New Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Eyes on Me : The Movie"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Eyes on Me : The Movie"...More

[Video] 30-second Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Nine Monks"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

30-second trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Nine Monks"...More

[Photos + Video] New Behind-the-scene Photos and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love Conquest"

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

New behind-the-scene photos and trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love Conquest"...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2020/05/20

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Korean dramas starting today 2020/05/20: "Kkondae Intern" and "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

Today's Photo: May 20, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Girl group Secret Number pose at a showcase for their debut album in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 20, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Workers disinfect the cafeteria of a high school in Gwangju on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 20, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/20 | Permalink

Visitors look at clear skies from Haengju Fortress in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province on Tuesday...More

Zombie Thriller Starring Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-hye Due out Next Month

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

A zombie thriller starring Yoo Ah-in and Park Shin-hye is due to be released late next month...More

Park Si-hoo Criticized for the Inappropriate Comment, "You Can Look Forward to the Actress's Naked Scene"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Actor Park Si-hoo, who was accused of rape in 2013, said something about his co-star in his new drama and has taken a hit.

At the online premiere of the new TV Chosun weekend drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny", Park Si-hoo mentioned a naked scene by Ko Sung-hee and said, "You can look forward to it"....More

"Kkondae Intern" Park Hae-jin, Kim Eung-soo and Park Ki-woong's Character Contest

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

The new MBC drama "Kkondae Intern" is prepared and ready to go.

With the charm of transformative characters, they are declaring a strong war to show the true side of the 'real work drama'...More

Han So-hee Unleashes Urban and Elegant Charms

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

The world's most loved beauty brand selected Han So-hee as its official model.

Han So-hee took on the role of Yeo Da-kyeong in the jTBC drama "The World of the Married" and has become a rising star with her impressive performance and attractive charms...More

Choi Myung-gil to Join KBS 2TV's "Men Are Men" in July

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Actress Choi Myung-gil is bringing mystery to drama.

She's confirmed to star in the new KBS 2TV drama "Men Are Men", which is about a woman who doesn't believe in marriage stealing the hearts of two very different men and struggling to stay unmarried...More

"Hospital Playlist" Tsundere Jung Kyung-ho VS "Fix You" Oddball Shin Ha-kyun

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Two doctors breaking prejudice in medical dramas are playing tug of war with the viewers.

Two currently broadcasting dramas, tvN's "Hospital Playlist" and KBS 2TV's "Fix You", are presenting a group of determined doctors who are different from what we know. They are Jung Kyung-ho and Shin Ha-kyun...More

Shin Ha-kyun and Yeo Jin-goo in Talks for JTBC's "Freak"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Actors Shin Ha-kyun and Yeo Jin-goo are positively looking through the offer for "Freak".

"Freak" is a collaboration between PD Sim Na-yeon, who produced "A Moment at Eighteen", and writer Kim Soo-jin-IV from "Mad Dog"...More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" and "Born Again" Both Drop in Percentage

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

The viewership for Monday-Tuesday dramas has dropped.

According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Good Casting" rated 7.4% and 8.8%...More

[Just Out on DVD] Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Me and Me"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Me and Me"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A Bedsore"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean movie "A Bedsore"...More

[Videos] Trailer and Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Wonderful Woman"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Trailer and teaser released for the upcoming Korean movie "Wonderful Woman"...More

[Photo + Video] New Still and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New still and trailer added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"...More

[Video] New Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Crime Solving Special Squad"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Crime Solving Special Squad"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos + Video] New Posters and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Run Boy Run"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New posters and trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Run Boy Run"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fatal Promise"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fatal Promise"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Escort Bar Oppa"

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Escort Bar Oppa"...More

Rising Actress Han So-hee Picked as Face of L'Oréal Paris

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Actress Han So-hee has been selected as a model for L'Oréal Paris' hair-care products...More

BLACKPINK to Release 1st Full-Length Album in September

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Girl group BLACKPINK will release their first full-length album in September...More

Today's Photo: May 19, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Visitors look at poppies in Milyang, South Gyeongsang Province on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 19, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

Staff move rice seedbeds at the Agricultural Research and Extension Services in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 19, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/19 | Permalink

People walk in the rain in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Monday...More

Romantic Comedies and Mellows Not Meeting Expectations

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

"A prince on a white horse isn't a thing now"

"What kind of a female prime minister these days dreams of becoming the empress through marriage?"

These are some of the comments in the online community gallery of "The King: Eternal Monarch". Many have expressed dissatisfaction with the way female characters in the drama seem to depend on men...More

"When My Love Blooms" VS "The World of the Married", Same Adultery But Different Views

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Put out the fire caused by "The World of the Married" with "When My Love Blooms".

This is what the viewers of jTBC's "The World of the Married" and tvN's "When My Love Blooms" say. Both dramas are about adultery, but portrayed in different ways. They have similar subjects, but the story and genre are different in a way that it's fun to compare the two...More

"The Flower of Evil", Lee Joon-gi and Moon Chae-won's Intense Mellow Romance Holds Script Reading

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

"The Flower of Evil" revealed its golden cast of Lee Joon-gi, Moon Chae-won, Jang Hee-jin and Seo Hyun-woo at a script reading session.

TvN's new Wednesday-Thursday drama "The Flower of Evil" is a packed emotional tracing drama of a man named Baek Hee-seong (Lee Joon-gi) who hides his brutal past and changes his identity and Cha Ji-won (Moon Chae-won), his homicide detective wife who traces his past, and stands in front of the truth they want to turn away from...More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" Shows Decrease, Remains in 1st Place

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

"Good Casting" came in 1st between Monday-Tuesday dramas.

According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Good Casting" rated 7.6% and 9.1% on the 18th...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-ae Talks About "The World of the Married" in Elle Magazine

2020/05/18 | Permalink

Kim Hee-ae has been announced as the next cover model for Elle, and will appearing in the magazine's June issue this year following her impressive run on "The World of the Married". Two different covers have been announced, one featuring a slip-on dress with prominent jewelry and the other featuring Kim Hee-ae charismatically posing against a wall...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-ae and Han So-hee Show Rival Influences Even after "The World of the Married"

2020/05/18 | Permalink

Even as "The World of the Married" has finished its initial airing the influence of Kim Hee-ae and Han So-hee in fashion circles seems set to last for some time to come. With Kim Hee-ae appearing in Elle and Han So-hee appearing in Cosmopolitan, the two actresses are showing off two very different versions of femininity. This contrast, indeed, is a big part of what let "The World of the Married" come to prominence in the first place...More

[HanCinema's News] JTBC Announces Original Version of "The World of the Married" to Air in Its Timeslot

2020/05/18 | Permalink

jTBC recently released more details about the upcoming two episode special for "The World of the Married", which will air on May 22nd and 23rd. As expected, the special program will feature various interviews with actors of the drama, including Kim Hee-ae, Park Hae-joon, Kim Young-min, Park Sun-young, and Lee Moo-saeng...More

[Just Out on DVD] Korean Movie "Dad is Pretty"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Korean movie "Dad is Pretty" are available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video] Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Videos] Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Video] Episode 1 Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Rugal"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Rugal"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fatal Promise"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fatal Promise"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Wonderful Woman"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Wonderful Woman"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Jazzy Misfits"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Jazzy Misfits"...More

[Photos + Video] New Poster, Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Business Trip Massage: Excited Ladies 2"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New poster, stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Business Trip Massage: Excited Ladies 2"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Video Added for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New stills and video added for the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "#ALIVE"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "#ALIVE"...More

[Photo] New Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

New still added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2020/05/18

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2020/05/18: "Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness"...More

Actress Lee Yeon-hee to Tie the Knot Next Month

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Actress Lee Yeon-hee will get married next month...More

Actress Choi Ji-woo Has 1st Child

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Actress Choi Ji-woo welcomed her first child on Saturday...More

Today's Photo: May 18, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Visitors enjoy themselves in a rose garden in Busan on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 18, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

A visitor pays tribute at a cemetery in Gwangju on Saturday, a day ahead of the May 18 democratic uprising there...More

Today's Photo: May 18, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

People walk past a fountain in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 18, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/18 | Permalink

Children catch marsh snails in a river in Okcheon, North Chungcheong Province on Sunday...More

During the Family Month of May, Dramas Ask "What is Family?"

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

TV dramas under the theme of family, the most basic unit of modern society, are on air or are about to be aired.

TvN's "Oh My Baby", jTBC's "The World of the Married" and KBS 2TV's "Once Again"j which are airing in May, the month of family, look back on the changed family concepts today or point to the new meaning of this unit...More

Yeo Jin-goo Considers Drama "Freak"

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Actor Yeo Jin-goo is considering "Freak".

"Freak" is a drama being talked for formation on jTBC...More

[Ratings] "Once Again" Rises in Viewership, Hits 29.9%

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

"Once Again" increased in viewership.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Once Again" rated 26.6% - 29.9% on the 17th...More

[HanCinema's News] Choi Ji-woo Gives Birth to a Healthy Baby Girl

2020/05/17 | Permalink

On May 16th Choi Ji-woo's agency announced that Choi Ji-woo gave birth to a healthy baby girl that same morning. The news follows Choi Ji-woo making a posting on her fan website on May 8th, stating that she was two weeks from her due date...More

[HanCinema's News] "The World of the Married" Ends With Record-Breaking 28% Rating

2020/05/17 | Permalink

Kim Hee-ae's Instagram

Having stayed largely static in ratings over the previous few weeks, "The World of the Married" pulled ahead one last time, as audiences were curious as to the fate of its central characters. The fifteenth episode did its best to leave the situation on a cliffhanger, with the son of Kim Hee-ae's character having disappeared without explanation...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-ae Gives Closing Remarks for "The World of the Married"

2020/05/17 | Permalink

On May 17th Kim Hee-ae's agency, YG Entertainment, released the actress's closing remarks behind the drama "The World of the Married", which had just ended. In the message, she thanked viewers for their love and interest in the program. Kim Hee-ae described her character as lonesome and isolated in a difficult situation, and that this also influenced her own mood. But the intense interest from fans allowed Kim Hee-ae to brighten up some...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2020.05.15 ~ 2020.05.17

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Escape from Pretoria"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2020/05/17

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2020/05/17: "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

Few Parents Happy with Online Class Content

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

/Yonhap

Six out of 10 parents are reasonably happy with their kids' online classes in lockdown, but the proportion is the smallest among parents of high schoolers.

The Education Ministry said Thursday that in a straw poll of 580 parents it conducted with the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission from April 29 to May 6, some 61.2 percent of respondents said they are satisfied with online classes...More

Hiking Draws Younger Crowds Amid Social Distancing

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Visitors take a picture on Mt. Inwang in Seoul on May 10.

Hiking is no longer the domain of sprightly pensioners but now appeals to younger people who are barred from gyms and other exercise and entertainment by the coronavirus lockdown.

According to the Mt. Bukhan office, a whopping quarter of a million people visited the mountain in northern Seoul in February of this year, when the epidemic started, up 25 percent on-year. There was another explosive increase in visitors in March to 427,000 people as the weather grew warmer. And last month numbers reached almost 450,000...More

Seasonal Festivals Cannot Stop Visitors

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

May is traditionally a month of festivals in Korea, packed with major events featuring flowers and performances. But the situation has changed due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Government advisories for social distancing have led to back-to-back cancellations of spring festivals...More

Schools to Start Reopening as Planned Next Week

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

The Education Ministry said Thursday that it is not considering any further postponement of the opening of schools...More

Korean Photographer Documents Paul McCartney's Late-Life Tours

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Kim Myung-joong (left) with his family and Paul McCartney (center) when McCartney was on tour in Korea in April 2015.

Pop icon Paul McCartney still tours the world at the age of 78, and for over a decade he has been shadowed by Korean photographer Kim Myung-joong (48).

Kim has been accompanying McCartney on his world tours since 2008. But when he took time out recently snapping skilled craftsmen in the traditional Eulji-ro neighborhood in central Seoul, he found himself trapped by the coronavirus lockdown...More

Samsung, Hyundai Join Hands to Develop Electric-Car Batteries

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong (left) and Hyundai chief Chung Eui-sun shake hands at a meeting in Seoul on Jan. 2, 2019. /Yonhap

Hyundai chief Chung Eui-sun met with Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong on Wednesday to discuss cooperation in developing rechargeable batteries for electric cars.

The lunch meeting by the heads of Korea's biggest conglomerates, which are traditionally bitter enemies, shows the urgency of tackling a rapidly changing economy exacerbated by the coronavirus epidemic...More

Coronavirus Spike Turns Itaewon into Ghost Town

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Seoul's Itaewon district is deserted on Monday.

The once-bustling party district of Itaewon in Seoul now resembles a ghost town after a spate of coronavirus infections were traced to nightclubs there.

After a man in his late 20s who roamed about a nightclub and other bars in Itaewon over the long weekend tested positive on May 6, new infections linked to clubs there swelled to over 120 in less than a week...More

Elementary Schoolkids Can Stay Home Even When Schools Reopen

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Elementary schoolchildren in Seoul will be allowed to study at home for up to 34 days without losing points for attendance even after schools reopen, the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education announced Wednesday.

The exemption came amid a decision to close schools for another week after a fresh surge in coronavirus infections. It will remain effective even if the coronavirus alert level is lowered...More

Coronavirus Infections Resurge as Lockdown Eases

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Coronavirus infections traced to clubbers in Seoul's party district of Itaewon are being spreading across the country.

One 25-year-old crammer instructor in Incheon who had been to a club in Itaewon is thought to have infected at least 10 other people, including seven teenage students, one parent and one co-worker. He apparently had no or very mild symptoms himself. Two of the students then attended services in churches in Incheon with over 1,000 believers, causing concern of a fresh spike in infections...More

Millions of Fans Worldwide Tune in for Online K-League Season Opener

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Korea's professional football league, which kicked off in an empty stadium on May 8, has grabbed the attention of sports-starved fans around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic...More

Samsung to Administer Recruitment Tests Online

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Samsung will administer its annual recruitment test online this year due to the coronavirus epidemic...More

NCsoft's Operating Profit Triples

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

NCsoft's first-quarter operating profit surged 204 percent on-year to W241.4 billion thanks to the success of its new game "Lineage 2M", and sales jumped 104 percent to W731.1 billion, it said Tuesday (US$1=W1,225)...More

Subway Passengers Must Wear Masks on Busy Trains

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

A subway train is packed with passengers in Seoul on Tuesday. /Newsis

Subway passengers in Seoul will be required to wear masks in crowded trains to curb the spread of coronavirus after a resurgence of infections traced to nightclubs in the city's party district of Itaewon...More

Many Young Koreans Believe COVID Infections Depend on Luck

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

More than half of young Koreans feel invincible in the face of coronavirus infection, according to a survey, largely because their health is good.

The findings are based on the survey of 813 adults living in Seoul by a team led by Yoo Myung-soon at Seoul National University. It found that 54 percent of respondents in their 20s and 62 percent in their 30s felt coronavirus infections depend on luck...More

Renault Samsung Offers Special Version of SUV for Online Sale Only

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Renault Samsung on Monday unveiled a special version of its XM3 small SUV that will only be sold online.

This is the first time that a domestic automaker has released a model exclusively for online sale...More

Gov't to Let Kids Take Mother's or Father's Surname

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

A Justice Ministry committee has recommended scrapping a law that automatically gives children their father's surname in a country where married couples keep their respective birth names. The aim is to remove another vestige of patriarchy in the family law...More

Spotlight on Adultery Now That It's Legal

Source | 2020/05/17 | Permalink

Adultery and marital strife are enjoying a vogue on Korean TV screens.

JTBC's TV series "The World of the Married", a remake of the BBC hit "Doctor Foster", has received rave reviews for its depiction of the marriages of middle-aged men and women...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Shooting Girls"

2020/05/16 | Permalink

In rural Wanju, a middle school girls' soccer team aims for South Korea's National Soccer Championship. Their coach Soo-cheol (played by Jung Woong-in) is an alcoholic who formerly managed a far more high prestige team. But he's a good coach because he...um...makes the girls on the team run a lot. I'm not exaggerating, when Soo-cheol is pushed into resigning following an embarrassing performance, some girls try to speak up for him but most of them can't actually think of any reason why they should...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Free Minu"

2020/05/16 | Permalink

The Seoul Olympics in 1988 dramatically altered the perception of South Korea worldwide, the event symbolizing the country's development. But a major internal change also took place due to the games that was unseen by wealthy outsiders. The South Korean government imported a lot of cheap labor from poorer countries to complete its Olympic facilities. Not all of them returned. One, a Nepalese man named Minu, became an advocate for his people in South Korea...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Hyperbolae of Youth" + Full Movie

2020/05/16 | Permalink

Having a body-swap movie in '50s Korea may seem as unlikely as the actual concept, but Han Hyeong-ho managed just that, although in a whole other fashion that is usually the case...More

[Video] Title Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Title teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Video] First Look Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Train"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

First look teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Train"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[New Drama] "Where Your Eyes Linger"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Korean drama "Where Your Eyes Linger" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Hansan"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Korean movie "Hansan" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "3 Sisters"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Korean movie "3 Sisters" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Run Boy Run"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Korean movie "Run Boy Run" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Tutor Twin Girlfriend"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink


Korean movie "Tutor Twin Girlfriend" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Bosomy Mom"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink


Korean movie "Bosomy Mom" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Hot Blooded Detective"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Korean movie "Hot Blooded Detective" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Pizza Dare 2"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Korean movie "Pizza Dare 2" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Nine Monks"

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink


Korean documentary "Nine Monks" added to HanCinema database...More

Park Si-hoo, Ko Sung-hee Star in New Historical TV Drama Series

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

Park Si-hoo (left) and Ko Sung-hee

Park Si-hoo and Ko Sung-hee co-star in the new historical TV series ""King Maker: The Change of Destiny"" scheduled to start airing on TV Chosun on Sunday.

Park plays the country's top fortuneteller, while Ko plays a princess with mysterious powers. Set during the Chosun Dynasty, the drama depicts the couple's love for one another against the backdrop of a fierce struggle for power...More

The Boy from Nowhere (2020)

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

"The Boy From Nowhere"

Genres: Drama
Running Time: 97 min.
Directed by: Choi Chang-hwan-I
Starring: Kwak Min-gyu, Kim Hyun-mok...More

Today's Photo: May 16, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/16 | Permalink

People walk in the rain in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Friday...More

Today's Photo: May 16, 2020 [1]

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A visitor takes a selfie in a canola field in Osan, Gyeonggi Province on Friday...More

[HanCinema's News] Jo Jung-suk and Kim Hee-ae Have Notable Salary Gap

2020/05/15 | Permalink

With the recent increased prominence of Kim Hee-ae's estimated appearance fee of a million dollars for "The World of the Married" attention has also turned to other major performers, raising the question of what kind of fee they can command. The estimated performance fee for Jo Jung-suk of "Hospital Playlist" has thus surprised many who see it as unexpectedly high...More

[HanCinema's News] Special Episodes of "The World of the Married" to Air Next Week

2020/05/15 | Permalink

In an expected move, jTBC has confirmed that it will air special behind the scenes interview episodes of "The World of the Married" in the drama's current timeslot on May 22nd and May 23rd. "The World of the Married" will end its run on May 16th...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Yeon-hee to Be Married Next Month

2020/05/15 | Permalink

Lee Yeon-hee surprised her fans on May 15th by posting a personal letter to her online cafe. The letter stated that Lee Yeon-hee had met the person she wanted to spend the rest of her life with and that they are going to get married. Prior to this time Lee Yeon-hee had not even had a confirmed boyfriend...More

[Videos] Teaser and Episode 1 Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Teaser and episode 1 trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness"...More

[Video] Episode 1 Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Upcoming DVD Release] Korean Movie "Happy Together - 2018"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Korean movie "Happy Together - 2018" is available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Movie "3 Sisters"

2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean movie "3 Sisters"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Run Boy Run"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Run Boy Run"...More

[Photos] New Poster and Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Nine Monks"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New poster and stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Nine Monks"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Lapse"...More

59 year-old Seo Jung-hee in a white wedding dress

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Seo Jung-hee looks beautiful in a bridal gown.

She posted several pictures on her Instagram along with a bible verse on the 14th...More

Movie Theaters Hit by Coronavirus Resurgence

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

The long-awaited return of moviegoers to theaters has been scuppered by a resurgence of coronavirus infections just as the film industry had hoped to emerge from the tunnel...More

Today's Photo: May 15, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Students make hearts with their hands, and their teacher responds to them during an online class at a middle school in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province on Thursday, a day ahead of Teachers' Day...More

Today's Photo: May 15, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Lanterns with messages wishing for the end of the coronavirus epidemic are hung at Jogye Temple in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 15, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/15 | Permalink

Visitors pay tribute at a cemetery in Gwangju on Thursday, ahead of the 40th anniversary of the May 18 democratic uprising there...More

Korean Movie of the Week "Romang"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Korean movie of the week "Romang" (2019)

Directed by Lee Chang-geun

With Lee Soon-jae, Jung Young-sook, Jo Han-chul, Bae Hae-sun, Lee Ye-won-I, Yeo Moo-yeong,...

Synopsis
75 year old Jo Nam-bong and 71 year old Lee Mae-ja have dementia. They've been married for 45 years and they are alike in all ways, mentally and physically...More

[Interview] Kim Hee-ae, "Everyone Deserves Respect"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Kim Hee-ae never stops trying. She is always starring in diverse works with different characters.

That is why she is always wanted everywhere. Her name alone has unrivaled presence. This time, she's coming back with a movie that amplifies her sentimentality...More

Kang Ji-hwan, "To Live in Remorse"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Actor Kang Ji-hwan, 43, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison and suspended for three years in the first trial for sexually assaulting and molesting two female staff members, but prosecutors demanded a three-year prison term, saying the sentence is low.

"I sincerely apologize to those who are hurt and suffering because of me", Kang Ji-hwan said in a final statement at the appeals court held at the hearing of the first criminal division of the Suwon High Court on the 14th. "I've been working hard to show good performances to many people over the years, but I'm so ashamed of myself right now"....More

Actress Seo Yi-sook From "The World of the Married" Stars in Upcoming Dramas "Startup" and "Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Seo Yi-sook, who appears as Chairman Choi's wife in "The World of the Married" is continuing her hard work.

Seo Yi-sook's management, Quintum ENM, got on the phone with Top Star news and said, "Seo Yi-sook is currently in the making of the drama "Startup" and is looking forward to the making of "Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol"...More

[Ratings] "Hospital Playlist" Rates 12.7%... "Fix You" Drops

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

"Hospital Playlist" has total control of Thursdays while "Fix You" is heading down.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" rated...More

IU Donates 10 Million Won to Gwacheon, Sixth Donation Since the COVID-19 Outbreak

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Gwacheon City revealed on the 14th that singer and actress IU donated 10 million won for those suffering from the new COVID-19 infection.

Prior to this, IU donated 30 million won to Gwacheon City last month for the prevention of damage and spread of the COVID-19...More

Ku Hye-sun Channels 'Geum Jan-di' after Losing 11 Kilograms

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Actress Ku Hye-sun said hello to her fans.

She posted pictures on her Instagram saying "Good night ♥" on the 14th...More

Yoo Da-in Transforms Into a Highly Qualified Lawyer for "Memorial"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Actress Yoo Da-in is attempting a new character in "Memorial".

"Memorial" is an office rom-com about Goo Se-ra (aka Tiger Moth), who doesn't get a job, but is tagged 'the queen of civil complaints' who likes to interfere, protest, resolve and date at the district office...More

Jo Jung-suk Shares Guitar Practice Behind the Scenes Shots From "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Behind the scenes pictures of Jo Jung-suk practicing his guitar were released.

Behind the scenes pictures show Jo Jung-suk's hidden efforts, which captivated viewers with his flamboyant charm in the tvN 2020 Thursday Special drama "Hospital Playlist", which is buzzing with popularity...More

[HanCinema's News] Korea Communications Standards Commission Recommends Stricter Editorial Standards for Television Programming

2020/05/14 | Permalink

A number of minor controversies have erupted over South Korean television programming in recent months. Various incidents, most notably an unexpectedly darkly violent scene in "The World of the Married", prompted a meeting of the Korea Communications Standards Commission on May 13th. The Commission publically announced that going forward new measures had to be taken to curb inappropriate content on South Korean television...More

[HanCinema's News] Old Fitting Model Photos of Han So-hee Resurface

2020/05/14 | Permalink

While Han So-hee's past work as a fitting model is a matter of public record, her name was not well-known at the time, so her work had fallen into obscurity...More

[HanCinema's News] Actresses Rather Than Idols Emerge as New Top Stars

2020/05/14 | Permalink

The South Korean drama production industry has long suffered from complaints of K-Pop crossovers leading to idols being given major roles which they do not have sufficient acting talent to effectively perform...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Videos] Preview and Broadcast Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Preview and broadcast trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos + Video] Press Conference Photos and Highlight Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Press conference photos and highlight video added for the upcoming Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Photo + Video] New Poster and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New poster and trailer added for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Just Out on DVD] Korean Movie "0.0MHz" and Documentary "Love As Much As Pain"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Korean movie "0.0MHz" and documentary "Love As Much As Pain" are available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Teaser Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Me and Me"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills and teaser trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Me and Me"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Hot Blooded Detective"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Hot Blooded Detective"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[Photos + Video] New Posters and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Can You Hear Me?"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New posters and trailer added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Can You Hear Me?"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Videos Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Pizza Dare 2"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

New stills and videos added for the upcoming Korean movie "Pizza Dare 2"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love Conquest"

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love Conquest"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2020/05/14 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2020/05/14 in Korea: "The Boy From Nowhere", "King of Prison", "Sixball", "Ditto" (re-release) and "Our Cat"...More

Today's Photo: May 14, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Golfers pose at a media event on a golf course in Yangju, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday. From left, Lee Jeong-eun, Jang Ha-na, Choi Hye-jin, Park Sung-hyun, Kim Sei-young and Cho A-yeon...More

Today's Photo: May 14, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

Namdaemun Market in Seoul is crowded with visitors on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 14, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/14 | Permalink

People wait in line outside a department store in Daegu on Wednesday after a French luxury brand announced price hikes...More

The Final Line-Up for "My Prettiest Days" Released, Including Actors Such as Park Ji-young and Shin Yi

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

"My Prettiest Days" confirmed its line-up including Park Ji-young, Kim Mi-kyung, Choi Jong-hwan, Lee Jae-yong-I, Jung Eun-pyo and Shin Yi.

MBC's new Wednesday-Thursday drama "My Prettiest Days", scheduled to premiere in August, is about a man and woman who are in front of a taboo. It's a drama about how to understand and heal the pain of life through their fate and love. It is one of MBC's best-anticipated works in the second half of the year for the story of two brothers who loved one woman at the same time, about close and precarious wrong love and cruel fate. Meanwhile, Park Ji-young, Kim Mi-kyung, Choi Jong-hwan, Lee Jae-yong-I, Jung Eun-pyo and Shin Yi have finalized their casting, raising expectations by heralding a tight collaboration with Im Soo-hyang, Ji Soo, Ha Seok-jin and Hwang Seung-eon...More

Korean Science-Fiction Project "SF8" Completes Filming

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Eight films from the crossover project "SF8" of films and dramas produced by Soo Film, joined hands by MBC, the Korean Film Directors' Association (DGK) and Wave (Wavve), have completed filming.

Director Jang Cheol-soo's "White Crow" began filming on the 21st of February, 2020 and ended with the director Kim Eui-suk's "Human Proof" on the 7th of May...More

"Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation" Writer, "Tough Reality Beat by Satisfactory Laughter"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Writer Lee Yu-jin of OCN Dramatic Cinema "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation" stimulates the thrills of genre fanatics. She wrote the OCN drama "Missing Noir M" in 2015 about missing person's crimes and was well received for her case structures and thick message. Many fans have been waiting for her next work since then. Lee Yu-jin teams up with director Kang Hyo-jin and actor Cha Tae-hyun with "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation" to bring satisfaction.

The new OCN Dramatic Cinema projetc, "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation", is a satisfactory investigative drama about a group of eccentric outsiders from different areas using all methods necessary to solve unsolved crimes. The pre-released highlight video heralded a pleasant atmosphere that is different from Lee Yu-jin's previous work, "Missing Noir M", which had a heavy and serious atmosphere...More

Gong Myung and Park Sojin's "Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness" to Premiere on the 18th

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

"Recipe for Happiness", which was invited to numerous international film festivals, is being made into a drama for the first time ever.

"Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness" will be broadcast on the 18th and 19th at 9.30PM on jTBC...More

[Ratings] "Fix You" Decrease in Viewership

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

"Fix You" experienced a drop in viewership.

According to Nieslen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" rated 3.7% - 3.8%...More

[Interview] Yoo Seung-ho, "I Overcame the Thought of Looking Young Through 'Memorist'"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Actor Yoo Seung-ho showed affection for "Memorist" saying he could overcome a concern he had as an actor.

In the recent face-to-face interview with Yoo Seung-ho from the tvN drama "Memorist", he said, "I started the drama with many concerns because it was a genre I'd never tried before. I practiced barehanded action and since I was a cop in the drama I paid attention to how I looked on the outside too. I feel better now that it's over"....More

[Video] Launching Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Sorikkun"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Launching trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Sorikkun"...More

[Video] Teaser Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Teaser trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Documentary "Will Not Change"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean documentary "Will Not Change"...More

[HanCinema's News] Old Photo of Kim Hee-ae and Jeon in-hwa Resurfaces

2020/05/13 | Permalink

A recent rebroadcast of the MBN variety show 'Naturally' picked up unexpected interest when the content of the program inadvertently revealed an old photo of Kim Hee-ae during her college years. In the episode, Jeon In-hwa and Byun Woo-min discuss their university lives in the nineties at Chung-ang University...More

[HanCinema's News] Veteran Actresses Making a Comeback

2020/05/13 | Permalink

With the success of "The World of the Married" attention is turning to veteran actresses as possible selling points in their own right. While the Kim Hee-ae led "The World of the Married" is the most obvious recent exemplar of the trend, it is only a single part of the production trend...More

[HanCinema's News] "The World of the Married" Tops Good Data Report for Seventh Straight Week

2020/05/13 | Permalink

"The World of the Married" once again topped the Good Data Report, making seven straight weeks that the adultery themed drama led social media metrics in reference to dramas in the South Korean market...More

[Photos] Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills, Behind the Scenes Images and Teaser Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills, behind the scenes images and teaser added for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photo + Video] New Poster and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New poster and trailer added for the upcoming Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Nine Monks"

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Nine Monks"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

2020/05/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2020/05/13

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2020/05/13: "Oh My Baby"...More

Korean Movie Opening Today 2020/05/13 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Korean movie opening today 2020/05/13 in Korea: "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut"...More

Actor Yang Se-jong Begins Mandatory Military Service

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Actor Yang Se-jong began his 21 months of mandatory military service on Tuesday by quietly entering an Army boot camp...More

Today's Photo: May 13, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

People look at goods at a charity bazaar at a shopping mall in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 13, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

Medical staff pose at Soonchunhyang University Hospital in Seoul on Tuesday, International Nurses Day...More

Today's Photo: May 13, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/13 | Permalink

People wait to take coronavirus tests at a community health center in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Cho Jin-woong and Jung Jin-young's "Me and Me" Gets a June 18th Release Date

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Mystery tracking movie "Me and Me" comes out on the 18th of June.

Jung Jin-young, who went from veteran actor to film director, and Korea's leading actor Cho Jin-woong are increasing expectations for "Me and Me", which recently released a poster for the first time...More

The Reason Why Go Joon's First Romantic Comedy, "Oh My Baby" is Highly Anticipated

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Actor Go Joon is attempting at becoming a 'rom-com king'.

Go Joon stars in the new tvN drama "Oh My Baby" as Han I-sang, a warm-hearted, but impregnable, celibate photographer who doesn't want to get married. Han I-sang doesn't care about the eyes around him and lives a YOLO life, enjoying his single living. Go Joon is raising expectations for Han I-sang, ranging from romantic eyes to masculinity and reliable physical strength...More

Doctors in Dramas Become Increasingly Diverse

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Regardless of the times, there are doctors in gowns appearing in most dramas these days.

There are many kind of medical specialists in weekend family dramas, genre dramas and mellow dramas that are based in hospitals, such as the tvN drama "Hospital Playlist" and KBS 2TV's "Fix You"...More

56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 - Dramas: Nominees List

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Nominees in dramas for the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020, winners will be announced June, 6 2020...More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" Drops Two Episodes in a Row

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

"Good Casting" dropped in viewership two episodes in a row.

According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Good Casting" rated...More

"Kkondae Intern" Releases Character Posters for Park Hae-jin, Kim Eung-soo, Han Ji-eun, Park Ki-woong and Park Ah-in

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

The character posters for the new MBC miniseries "Kkondae Intern" for Park Hae-jin, Kim Eung-soo, Han Ji-eun, Park Ki-woong and Park Ah-in have been revealed.

"Kkondae Intern" is a satisfying revenge drama about a man who meets his former supervisor again as a rookie intern. It begins on the 20th of May...More

56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 - Movies: Nominees List

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Nominees in movies for the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards 2020, winners will be announced June, 6 2020...More

[Cast Update] Cast Updated for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Emergency Declaration"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Cast updated for the upcoming Korean movie "Emergency Declaration"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Me and Me"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Me and Me"...More

[Photos + Video] Press Conference Photos and Highlight Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Press conference photos and highlight video added for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fatal Promise"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fatal Promise"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Tutor Twin Girlfriend"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Tutor Twin Girlfriend"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Bosomy Mom"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the Korean movie "Bosomy Mom"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love Conquest"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love Conquest"...More

[Videos] Trailers Released for the Korean Movie "Mom's Diary"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Trailers released for the Korean movie "Mom's Diary" #568118# Uncut Trailer #568119# Adult Trailer "Mom's Diary" (2019)

Directed by Kye Jang-hyuk

With Sae Bom-I, Ga Eul, Sang Woo, Si Hoo<...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

[Photos] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

Fallen K-Pop Star Roy Kim Starts Military Service Next Month

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Singer Roy Kim is joining the Marine Corps next month.

According to his management agency on Monday, Kim signed up in March to serve in the Marines and has been admitted. He will enter a Marine boot camp in the southeastern port city of Pohang on June 15...More

TV Remake of Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to Go on Air

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

The TV adaptation of Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi film "Snowpiercer" is set to go on air later this month.

The hit film, which was released in 2003 to much acclaim, has been turned into a 10-episode American TV series starring Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs...More

Schools to Stay Closed for Another Week

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

A quarantine worker disinfects a school in Seoul on Monday. /Yonhap

Schools are staying closed for another week after a fresh surge in coronavirus infections traced to nightclubs and bars in Seoul's Itaewon district.

The Education Ministry made the announcement on Monday. High school seniors were supposed to go back to school on Wednesday but will now have to stay home another week...More

Today's Photo: May 12, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/12 | Permalink

Models promote watermelons in a superstore in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 12, 2020 [3]

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People wear masks at a subway station in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 12, 2020 [2]

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Mothers and children decorate a library with paper butterflies in Gwangju, South Jeolla Province on Monday...More

Today's Photo: May 12, 2020 [1]

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Children look at flowers at a park in Hamyang, South Gyeongsang Province on Monday...More

From Jeon Mi-do to Han So-hee, the Baeksang Arts Awards Release Nominations List for Best Newcomer

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Candidates for the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards have been unveiled. Among them, special attention is being paid to the hero of the honorable Best Newcomer of the Year award, which happens only once in an actor's life. In particular, various candidates, from Jeon Mi-do to Han So-hee, will compete for the award.

On the 8th, the secretariat of the Baeksang Arts Awards announced the final candidates for each category, who have been active in TV, film and theater for the past year...More

Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung's "Backstreet Rookie" Holds Script Reading, Sets June 12th Premiere Date

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

The new SBS Friday-Saturday drama "Backstreet Rookie" released pictures of its script reading.

"Backstreet Rookie" is a webtoon-based drama about a young woman named Jeong Saet-byeol coming to work at Choi Dae-hyeon's convenience store. It is directed by Lee Myeong-woo, who also helmed "The Fiery Priest" last year...More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" Down, Maintains the Lead

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

"Good Casting" dropped in percentage.

According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Good Casting" rated...More

Namgoong Min, Park Hae-jin and Lee Sang-yeob Devote Themselves to Non-Stop Drama Work

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

At this point, 'no break' is their strategy.

Actors Namgoong Min, Park Hae-jin and Lee Sang-yeob have been working hard on dramas and are working on minimizing the gap between them and the viewers. With their diligence, they are also differentiating themselves from other lead actors who star in one or two dramas a year at most...More

Can the 12-Episode Drama Replace the 16-Episode Norm?

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

The formula '16 episodes' has long been destroyed. From the existing system of 16 to 20 episodes, including 12 episodes, 10 episodes, 8 episodes and 4 episodes, production of works with reduced episodes is happening fast.

JTBC's "The Light in Your Eyes" (12 episodes), tvN's "The Cursed" (12 episodes), MBC's "365: Repeat the Year" (12 episodes) and OCN's "Strangers from Hell" are considered some of the representative works that succeeded in reducing the number of episodes. The reason why these works were well received by viewers was because of their speedy development and tight plot. As the number of successful cases increases, viewers are also anticipating such changes...More

[HanCinema's News] Kang Tae-woo Confirmed for "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

2020/05/11 | Permalink

Kang Tae-woo, the youngest member of the musical group The Man BLK, has been confirmed to be appearing in the upcoming TV Chosun drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny". This will be the first historical drama for Kang Tae-woo, who has also appeared in the webdramas "Govengers", and "Bad Mistake", as well as the daily drama "Home for Summer"...More

[HanCinema's News] "The World of the Married" Child Stars in Trouble Over Questionable Facebook Posts

2020/05/11 | Permalink

Jeon Jin-seo and Jung Joon-won of "The World of the Married" have been the subject of harsh criticism as captured images of their Facebook pages have spread throughout the South Korean Internet...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Min-kyo Apologizes for Incident Where his Dogs Attacked An Elderly Woman

2020/05/11 | Permalink

Following reports from an anonymous neighbor that Kim Min-kyo's dogs attacked an elderly neighborhood woman, Kim Min-kyo has come out with a full acknowledgment and apology for the event in question. The incident occurred on May 4th and was witnessed by the anonymous neighbor who was harvesting vegetables...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Festa - Recipe for Happiness"...More

[Video] Episode 1 Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Videos] Episode 1 Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Rugal"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Rugal"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Interview Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Intruder"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills and interview for the upcoming Korean movie "Intruder"...More

[Photo] New Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Bori"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Bori"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Our Cat"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Our Cat"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

New stills and trailer added for the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

Girl Group TWICE to Release Japanese Single in July

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Girl group TWICE will release a new single in Japan in July...More

2nd Coronavirus Wave Feared After Itaewon Club Infections

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Coronavirus infections are spiking again in Korea after 75 new infections were linked to nightclubs in Seoul's Itaewon district over the long weekend.

According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cases traced to Itaewon clubs stood at 54 on Sunday, rising to 75 if cases outside the capital are included...More

Today's Photo: May 11, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

People have fun at the Han River Park in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 11, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Applicants for hospital jobs in Daegu take a written test in an exhibition hall on Saturday...More

Today's Photo: May 11, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/11 | Permalink

Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul is sparsely visited on Sunday...More

Heo Joon-ho Reviewing Offer to Star in "Undercover"

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

Heo Joon-ho is a likely candidate for the new drama "Undercover".

Story J Company stated on the 8th of May that "Undercover" is one of the many offers made to Heo Joon-ho...More

Go Soo and Heo Joon-ho's "Missing: They Were There" to Begin in August

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

Go Soo and Heo Joon-ho are starring in a new OCN drama called "Missing: They Were There", which begins in August.

"Missing: They Were There" stars Go Soo, Heo Joon-ho, Ahn So-hee, Seo Eun-soo and Ha Joon...More

Kim Soo-hyun, Seo Ye-ji, Oh Jung-se and Park Gyu-young Show Great Synergy in "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" Script Reading

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

The new tvN drama "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" released pictures of its synergic script reading, leading up to the drama.

"It's Okay to Not Be Okay" is a fantasy romantic drama about a psychiatric ward caregiver named Moon Kang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) and an impulsive fairy tale writer named Go Moon-yeong (Seo Ye-ji) suffering from antisocial personality disorder...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2020.05.08 ~ 2020.05.10

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "A Rainy Day in New York"...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-ae's Appearance Fee for "The World of the Married" Estimated at US$1,000,000

2020/05/10 | Permalink

With "The World of the Married" coming into its final weeks and proving a smashing success many have speculated as to what lead actress Kim Hee-ae is being paid for her work on the project as its only major star. This matter was actually discussed late last month on the Channel A program 'Heard Through the Grapevine', where a reporter with sources inside the program was able to give a proper estimate...More

[HanCinema's News] Real Danger Confirmed in "The World of the Married" Ocean Rescue Scene

2020/05/10 | Permalink

On May 10th a report and video originating from a surfing school confirmed that Kim Hee-ae suffered a dangerous accident during an ocean scene in the fourteenth episode of "The World of the Married". In the scene, Kim Hee-ae's character can be seen as perilously close to the ocean, her being in a very poor state of mind. The scene was also confirmed to have been filmed at an aquatic training center on the coast near Gangneung city...More

[HanCinema's News] Son Ye-jin Participates in Gratitude Challenge

2020/05/10 | Permalink

Son Ye-jin recently made a post on her Instagram account where she engaged in the Gratitude Challenge, which has been popular on South Korean social media lately...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

Gov't to Stockpile 100 Million Masks

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

/Yonhap

The government will stockpile 100 million face masks to prepare for a second wave of coronavirus but will also send them to about 70 countries in need...More

Long-Awaited Baseball Season Openers Draw Huge Crowds Online

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

With the Korea Baseball Organization's regular season kicking off with no spectators allowed in the stadium, a large number of baseball fans have turned online to cheer for teams they support...More

Sports-Starved Fans Around the World Tune in as Korean Baseball Season Starts

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

A baseball season opener between Doosan Bears and LG Twins is played without spectators at a stadium in Jamsil, Seoul on Tuesday.

The Korea Baseball Organization started the long-awaited regular season on Tuesday, drawing unusual attention from sports fans in countries around world where professional sports leagues remain suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic...More

Schools to Reopen Next Week But Concerns Remain

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

A staffer cleans a cafeteria at a school in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

High school seniors will go back to school on May 13 amid fears of a fresh spike in coronavirus cases.

The Education on Monday said 12th graders will go back to school first, followed by students in first and second grade of elementary school, and kindergartners on May 20 and the rest in the following weeks...More

LG Claws Back World Lead in Home Appliances

Source | 2020/05/10 | Permalink

LG has regained the lead in the global home appliance market, overtaking Whirlpool in both sales and operating profit in the first quarter of this year.

LG outpaced Whirpool in the first half of last year but then fell back to second place...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Hotel Lake"

2020/05/09 | Permalink

Yoo-mi (played by Lee Se-young) is a young adult who hails from the southwestern part of the Korean peninsula. She's never much cared for her hometown. Part of this is due to rustic rural squalor, but Yoo-mi also has deep issues relating to her mother, Eun-kyeong (played by Kim Bo-yoon), who died in mentally trying circumstances while Yoo-mi was still a teenager. So it gives Yoo-mi no pleasure to visit her mother's old friend Kyeong-seon (played by Park Ji-young) at "Hotel Lake" for a rather inconvenient errand...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Last Blues, Last Dance"

2020/05/09 | Permalink

As hospital dramas go, "Last Blues, Last Dance" is surprisingly upfront about the inevitable hopelessness of existing as a terminally ill patient without dipping into melodrama or even anything that can really be called depression. The story shifts constantly between three patients who have come to term with their imminent deaths in very different ways, none of which are that effective. But then, is there really a good way to face death?...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Holiday in Seoul" + Full Movie

2020/05/09 | Permalink

Billed occasionally as one of the first romantic comedies to come out of South Korea, occasionally as a thriller about a crime, "Holiday in Seoul" seems to be nothing of the two, but instead a playful if messy comedy/drama of episodic nature, whose parts though, are almost completely disconnected, both from each other and from reality...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[New Drama] "Love Revolution"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Korean drama "Love Revolution" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Like Butterfly"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Korean drama "Like Butterfly" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "D.P Dog Day"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Korean drama "D.P Dog Day" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Comic Book Boy Girl"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Korean drama "Comic Book Boy Girl" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Poor Family"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink


Korean movie "Poor Family" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Shining Moment"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Korean Movie "Shining Moment" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Love Conquest"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink


Korean movie "Love Conquest" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Landlady's Daughter"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink


Korean movie "Landlady's Daughter" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Forbidden Fatherland"

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

[New Documentary] "Forbidden Fatherland"
Korean documentary "Forbidden Fatherland" added to HanCinema database...More

Today's Photo: May 9, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Son Heung-min poses for a photo after completing his three-week military training at a Marine Corps unit on Jeju Island on Friday...More

Today's Photo: May 9, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/09 | Permalink

Staff look at roses at the Agricultural Research and Extension Services in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province on Friday...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-ae Epitomizes Glamor in Aging

2020/05/08 | Permalink

Even before the success of "The World of the Married" Kim Hee-ae has had an unusual reputation among South Korean stars because of her distinct looks. Where most well-known actresses give off a youthful appearance, and have through most of their careers, Kim Hee-ae was already in her thirties when the first Korean Wave began. And yet she has long bedazzled audiences domestic and international with her distinctly mature, elegant look...More

[Photos + Cast Update] New Stills Added and Cast Updated for the Korean Movie "Hotel Lake"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added and cast updated for the Korean movie "Hotel Lake"...More

[HanCinema's News] Sentencing Delayed for Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon

2020/05/08 | Permalink

On May 7th the sentencing hearing for Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon was postponed until May 12th. Though the pair had been convicted relating to charges filed in November 2019, the sentence had been appealed. The presiding judge announced that the delay in sentencing had been requested due to an agreement between Jung Joon-young and the victim, which had been presented to the court in the form of a written statement...More

[HanCinema's News] Choi Ji-woo Shares Maternity Fan Greeting on Website

2020/05/08 | Permalink

Choi Ji-woo recently surprised fans by going to the fansite dedicated to her and offering a personal announcement. In the post, a very pregnant Choi Ji-woo showed a recent photo of herself and announced that she was a month away from her expected due date and was currently resting at home...More

[Video] First Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Backstreet Rookie"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Backstreet Rookie"...More

[Videos] Teaser and Preview Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Teaser and preview released for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Videos] Highlight Videos Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Highlight videos released for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New poster added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Upcoming DVD Releases] Korean Movies "Black Money" and "Bring Me Home"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Korean movies "Black Money" and "Bring Me Home" are available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut"...More

[Photos + Cast Update] First Reading Session Added and Cast Updated for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Dream - 2020"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

First reading session added and cast updated for the upcoming Korean movie "Dream - 2020"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Sixball"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Sixball"...More

[Photo] Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A French Woman"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "A French Woman"...More

[Photo] Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Paper Flower"

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Paper Flower"...More

Pregnant Actress Choi Ji-woo Sends Well Wishes to Other Moms-to-Be

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Actress Choi Ji-woo posted a handwritten letter with a photo of herself showing her "baby bump" on her fan site on Thursday...More

IU's Collaboration Single with Bangtan Boys' Suga Sweeps Music Charts

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

"Eight", the new single by singer IU and Suga, a member of BTS swept many global music charts shortly after its release on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 8, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Models promote sunglasses in a department store in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 8, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Hanbok-themed school uniforms are on display at an exhibition in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: May 8, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

Volunteers make paper flowers for elderly people at a community center in Seoul on Thursday, a day ahead of Parents' Day...More

Today's Photo: May 8, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/08 | Permalink

People shelter from the sun in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Thursday...More

Korean Drama of the Week "Black"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Korean drama of the week "Black" (2017)

Directed by Kim Hong-seon-I, Ko Jae-hyeon

Written by Choi Ran-I

Network: OCN

With Song Seung-heon, Go Ara, Lee El, Kim Dong-jun, Jo Jae-yun, Lee Kyu-bok,...

18 episodes - Sat, Sun 22:00
Synopsis
A reaper borrows a human body and fall in love with a mortal woman who can see the shadows of death...More

Park Mi-hyeon Joins Nana and Park Sung-hoon in "Memorial"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

The new KBS 2TV drama "Memorial" is an office rom-com about Goo Se-ra (aka Tiger Moth), who doesn't get a job, but is tagged 'the queen of civil complaints' who likes to interfere, protest, resolve and date at the district office...More

Lee Dong-wook Has a Full Year Ahead With Dramas, Entertainment Programs and More

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Actor Lee Dong-wook was picked to model for Coffee Bay.

King Kong by Starship announced that he is the first promotional model for the franchise Coffee Bay...More

Seo Ye-ji Taken to the ER for Minor Injury, "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" Gosa Ceremony Cancelled

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

It was known that actress Seo Ye-ji was in the ER.

Gold Medalist announced on the 6th that Seo Ye-ji made a visit to the ER for small bruises on the morning of the 5th...More

"Mystic Pop-Up Bar" Hwang Jung-eum Displays Eye-Catching Style and Visuals

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Hwang Jung-eum attempts at various styling beyond generations in "Mystic Pop-Up Bar".

She stars in the new jTBC drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar" that begins on the 20th this month as Wol-joo who has to resolve the resentment of 100,000 souls to pay for her sins and turns into a counselor for 'the other world' with 500 years of experience. It is said that Wol-joo's struggles, from the Joseon Dynasty to the modern era, are buried in Wol-joo's styling in the drama...More

"Oh My Baby" to Follow "Oh Hae-Young Again" and "Search: WWW" as tvN's Latest Woman-Centric Romance

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

"Oh My Baby" is raising expectations this spring with a special story and different romance of a 'role model woman' who dreams of 'riding shotgun'.

The new tvN drama "Oh My Baby" is a romantic drama about a woman who doesn't want marriage, but wants a child, and three men that catch her attention. It notifies the birth of a 'must see' drama that will relate 100% with women in their 30s and 40s...More

Shin Sung-rok, Lee Se-young, Ahn Bo-hyun and Nam Gyu-ri Confirm Roles in "Kairos"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Actors Shin Sung-rok, Lee Se-young, Ahn Bo-hyun and Nam Gyu-ri are starring in "Kairos".

The new miniseries "Kairos" is a fantasy thriller drama about a man who is in shock after the kidnapping of his young daughter and a woman who lives a month in the past, struggling to save the ones they love...More

[Ratings] "Fix You" Viewership Down, Number 1 in Charts

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

"Fix You" dropped in viewership.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" rated...More

Uhm Ji-won, Park Ha-sun and Jang Hye-jin Become the Main Characters of "Postpartum Care Center"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Actresses Uhm Ji-won, Park Ha-sun and Jang Hye-jin have been picked for "Postpartum Care Center".

The new tvN drama "Postpartum Care Center" is about a woman named Hyeon-jin who is one of the youngest board members at work and the oldest mother at the hospital, going through a distressful postpartum care center adaptation phase while getting to know her fellow patients and overcoming child delivery. It is directed by Park Soo-won...More

[HanCinema's News] Established Names Proving to Be the Most Reliable Drama Headliners

2020/05/07 | Permalink

The current South Korean drama market is filled with contradictions. For one, despite much of the country being under house arrest due to COVID-19, there's little indication that dramas have benefited much from the arrangement. As many high concept vehicles with younger stars have fallen below expectations, the current champions of the drama market are headlined by a more veteran set of actors, many of which have more name recognition than they do recent verifiable hits...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hee-ae Curiously Typecast as Woman Who Can't Rely on Her Husband

2020/05/07 | Permalink

Still from "A Wife's Credentials"

With the resurgence in Kim Hee-ae thanks to her starring role in "The World of the Married" many fans are taking a closer look at her filmography to examine her past work. And consequently many have noticed a strange pattern in recent years, where Kim Hee-ae with quite some frequency takes on the role of a woman in a failed or currently failing marriage...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Hae-joon Addresses Notorious Fan Reaction Video Regarding his "The World of the Married" Character

2020/05/07 | Permalink

In an online interview with GQ Magazine actor Park Hae-joon of "The World of the Married" surprised many by making reference to an infamous fan reaction video that recently went viral. In the video, an older woman angrily screams at Park Hae-joon in the abstract, crankily berating his terrible adulterous behavior and demanding the drama's title be changed to 'The World of the Nutjobs'...More

[Upcoming DVD Release] Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture" is available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Just Out on DVD] Korean Movie "The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Korean movie "The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Good Casting"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Good Casting"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Can You Hear Me?"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Can You Hear Me?"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Jazzy Misfits"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New character posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Jazzy Misfits"...More

[Photo] Special Poster Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Special poster added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photo + Video] New Poster and Teaser Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Kkondae Intern"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New poster and teaser added for the upcoming Korean drama "Kkondae Intern"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Bori"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Bori"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Character posters added for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "King of Prison"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "King of Prison"...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

[Video] New Trailer Released for the Korean Movie "The Cemetery of Sisters "

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

New trailer released for the Korean movie "The Cemetery of Sisters "...More

[Video] Character Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Boy From Nowhere"

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Character video released for the upcoming Korean movie "The Boy From Nowhere" #566198# "The Boy From Nowhere" (2019)

Directed by Choi Chang-hwan-I

With Kwak Min-gyoo, Kim Hyun-mok, Kim Hae-na, More

Korean Movie Opening Today 2020/05/07 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Korean movie opening today 2020/05/07 in Korea: "Jukdo Surfing Diary"...More

BTS Join Obamas in YouTube Virtual Commencement Event

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

K-pop boy band BTS will give speeches during a virtual commencement event along with global figures including former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, and pop star Lady Gaga...More

U.S. Stars 'Borrow' Legs of Black Pink Member Lisa in Internet Meme

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

A meme based on an image from a video clip of Lisa, a member of K-pop girl group Black Pink, has gone viral among global celebrities on Twitter...More

Today's Photo: May 7, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Son Heung-min undergoes military training at a Marine Corps unit on Jeju Island on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 7, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Women shop for flowers in a market in Seoul on Wednesday, ahead of Parents' Day...More

Today's Photo: May 7, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Girls stroll at Seoul Forest in the capital on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: May 7, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/07 | Permalink

Children have fun in a fountain in a park in Incheon on Wednesday...More

Kang Sung-yeon and Jo Han-sun's "Miss Lee Knows" to Premiere on July 1st

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

The new MBC drama "Miss Lee Knows" confirmed broadcasting on the 1st of July at 9:30PM.

"Miss Lee Knows" is a mystery drama that occurs in a reconstructing apartment and deals with the desires and truth of humans...More

IU and Yeo Jin-goo's "Hotel Del Luna" Exhibition Ticket Sales Open

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

An exhibition where the records and soul of the drama "Hotel Del Luna", helmed by IU and Yeo Jin-goo, are displayed has begun ticket sales.

Nothin' but Chill revealed this fact on the 6th and introduced this exhibition as a place where the behind-the-scenes of the drama and the story of Jang Man-wol (IU) can be seen and experienced first-hand...More

"Dinner Mate" Presents Song Seung-heon, Seo Ji-hye, Lee Ji-hoon-I and Son Na-eun

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

The new MBC drama "Dinner Mate" begins at 9:30PM on the 25th of May.

"Dinner Mater" begins 35 minutes later than the previous "365: Repeat the Year"...More

Park Ju-hyun, the 'Monster Rookie' of "Extracurricular" Impresses With Her Acting Skills

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Actress Park Ju-hyun's performance is unlike any other rookie.

She stars in the Netflix Original series "Extracurricular" as Bae Gyoo-ri. "Extracurricular" is a drama about an exemplary student committing crime to make money and the people around him who involuntarily get involved with this crime and pay a terrible price for it. As soon as the cast's lively acting skills and the unremitting developments were revealed, they gathered a lot of attention...More

[Ratings] "Fix You" Begins With 5.2%

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

"Fix You" had a good start.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" rated...More

From Kim Seung-soo to Park Sung-joon, Four Colorful Characters from "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Kim Seung-soo, Kim Soo-jin-IV, Yang Dae-hyuk and Park Sung-joon are greeting viewers as broadcasting people full of individuality.

JTBC drama "Sweet Munchies" is about the three way romance between late-night snack healing chef Jin-seong, passionate producer Ah-jin and popular designer Tae-wan. Jung Il-woo, Kang Ji-young and Lee Hak-joo confirmed roles in the drama ahead. The production for "Sweet Munchies" released an additional line-up of Kim Seung-soo, Kim Soo-jin-IV, Yang Dae-hyuk and Park Sung-joon on the 1st. The real lives of broadcasting people are expected to double the fun in the drama...More

[HanCinema's News] "The World of the Married" Leads for Sixth Straight Week in Good Data Report

2020/05/06 | Permalink

In addition to strong ratings, "The World of the Married" is also continuing to lead the current South Korean drama market in terms of social media outreach. According to the Good Data Corporation, "The World of the Married" once again led social media mentions of dramas from the week beginning on April 27th and ending May 3rd...More

[HanCinema's News] Preview for Thirteenth Episode of "The World of the Married" Breaks 1.2 Million Views

2020/05/06 | Permalink

Across various platforms the preview for the upcoming thirteenth episode of "The World of the Married" broke 1.2 million views on May 6th. Even by the already high standards set by previous videos of "The World of the Married" this is quite high, and most likely related to the shocking conclusion of the twelfth episode...More

[HanCinema's News] Adultery Becomes Increasingly Preeminent in South Korean Dramas

2020/05/06 | Permalink

In the recent past, adultery-centered storylines in South Korean dramas were considered passé, and the kind of thing that only made a regular appearance in soap operas. But with "The World of the Married", a focus on adultery in South Korean dramas has become increasingly trendy. Even other dramas beyond those genre trappings are making more aggressive use of it...More

[Upcoming DVD Releases] Korean Movies "I Am Home" and "Dad is Pretty"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Korean movies "I Am Home" and "Dad is Pretty" are available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills, Press Conference Photos and Highlight Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills, press conference photos and highlight video added for the upcoming Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Fatal Promise"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Fatal Promise"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The World of the Married"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The World of the Married"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Memorist"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Memorist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Launching Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Space Sweepers"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills and launching trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Space Sweepers"...More

[Photos] New Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Boy From Nowhere"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New character posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Boy From Nowhere"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Our Cat"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Our Cat"...More

[Photos + Videos] New Stills and Trailers Added for the Korean Movie "Landlady's Daughter"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills and trailers added for the Korean movie "Landlady's Daughter"...More

[Video] New Trailer Released for the Re-released Korean Movie "Ditto"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New trailer released for the re-released Korean movie "Ditto"...More

[Photos] New Review Posters Added for the Korean Movie "Beyond That Mountain"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New review posters added for the Korean movie "Beyond That Mountain"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean-Chinese Movie "The Lapse"

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2020/05/06

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2020/05/06: "Fix You"...More

Korean Movie Opening Today 2020/05/06 in Korea

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Korean movie opening today 2020/05/06 in Korea: "The Shooting Girls"...More

G-Dragon Wins Ad Deal for Chinese Drink

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

G-Dragon of boyband Big Bang has become the first Korean celebrity to ink a corporate endorsement contract with a Chinese company since China's unofficial boycott of Korea...More

Stars Make Donations to Mark Children's Day

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

IU (left) and Changmin

To mark Children's Day, a couple of stars donated money to help children in need...More

Singer-Turned-Lawyer Lee Soeun Announces Birth of 1st Child

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Singer-turned-lawyer Lee Soeun has given birth to her first child. Lee shared a picture of herself holding her newborn baby on Instagram on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 6, 2020 [4]

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Cheerleaders perform at a season opening game between Hanwha Eagles and SK Wyverns in Incheon on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 6, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Summer clothes are on display in a store in Myeong-dong, Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: May 6, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Workers disinfect a swimming pool in Daejeon on Tuesday to prepare for its reopening...More

Today's Photo: May 6, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/06 | Permalink

Children have fun with bubbles in a park in Gwangju on Tuesday, Children's Day...More

Kim Hyun-joo Considering Offer for JTBC Drama "Undercover"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Actress Kim Hyun-joo is considering starring in "Undercover".

YNK Entertainment announced this fact on the 4th...More

When Jun Ji-hyun Moves, the Viewers Follow

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

As one of Korea's most loved and beautiful actresses, Jun Ji-hyun is showing her continued potential as a dancing queen.

The drama and movie actress, who still remains on top, recently showed off her dance moves in a TV commercial...More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" on Top

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

"Good Casting" is first in Monday-Tuesday drama.

According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Good Casting" rated...More

The Power of the K-Webtoon Branches Beyond TV Drama and Into Netflix and Webdrama

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Korean webtoons (K-Webtoons) are being visualized through various platforms and are being reevaluated. From a steady stream of TV dramas to Netflix's production that is definitely increasing, webdramas based on webtoons are increasing. The recent news of the production of the original webtoon drama proves this interest...More

"The King: Eternal Monarch" Lee Min-ho, an Emperor Like No Other

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Lee Min-ho from "The King: Eternal Monarch" is showing his true colors as 'the perfect emperor' and coming up with an 'emperor quotation' that lingers in the heart...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

"The World of the Married", the Rediscovery of Chae Gook-hee, Lee Moo-saeng and Shim Eun-woo

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Chae Gook-hee (50), Lee Moo-saeng (40) and Shim Eun-woo from the jTBC Friday-Saturday drama "The World of the Married" have been rediscovered.

Currently, "The World of the Married" broke the record of "SKY Castle", which held the title for jTBC's all-time highest ratings for dramas. In the tenth episode of "The World of the Married", which aired on April 25th, it showed 22.92% nationwide and 25.9% in the Seoul metropolitan area (based on Nielsen Korea's paid households). It surpassed the ratings record of "SKY Castle" (24.6%) in the Seoul metropolitan area, and has also broken the national record since then...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Forbidden Fatherland"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Jukdo Surfing Diary"

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Jukdo Surfing Diary"...More

Today's Photo: May 5, 2020 [3]

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

A worker cleans a stadium in Seoul on Monday, a day ahead of the opening of the regular baseball season...More

Today's Photo: May 5, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Children enjoy a ride at an amusement park in Seoul on Monday, a day ahead of Children's Day...More

Today's Photo: May 5, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/05 | Permalink

Haeundae Beach in Busan is shrouded in fog on Monday...More

Park Ji-young Joins Ji-soo and Ha Seok-jin in "My Prettiest Days"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Actress Park Ji-young is starring in "My Prettiest Days".

"My Prettiest Days" is the story of brothers who fall in love with the same woman at the same time. It is a healing drama carrying the message that everyone has a right to be happy...More

"Memorist" Ko Chang-seok, "Fun Shooting Thanks to Good Colleagues"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

TvN Wednesday-Thursday drama "Memorist" is over and Ko Chang-seok, who was loved for his characteristic acting, said a few words.

The actor said, "Thank you everyone for watching "Memorist". Goo Kyeong-tan was a charming character who did everything he could to solve a crime and stood by Yoo Seung-ho (Dong Baek) at all times. I think the drama was appreciated more because of the teamwork of the 'Dong-vengers' amidst mysterious and intense situations. I had a good time making the drama with good people"....More

From Baek Ji-won to Ahn Kil-kang and More, Here Are The Laughter-Inducing Supporting Characters of "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

"Once Again" is on the verge of breaking through 30%. Not only the main characters are contributing to the popularity of the drama, but the supporting actors are as well.

KBS 2TV weekend drama "Once Again" started on the 28th of March. "Once Again" is a fun and heartwarming drama about the gap between parents and their offspring when it comes to divorce and finding their own true happiness...More

Kang Tae-oh in Talks for JTBC's "Run On"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Kang Tae-oh is in talks for the new jTBC drama "Run On".

Man of Creation, Kang Tae-oh's agency, announced that the actor is currently considering the offer...More

[Ratings] "Good Casting" Remains in 1st Place

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

"Good Casting" came 1st.

According to Nielsen Korea, the new SBS drama "Good Casting" rated...More

[Interview] "Mothers - 2020" CEO Park Tae-young, "A Story Beginning With a Family's Tragedy, Relatable and Moving"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

A warm and touching two-episode drama comes this family month of May. It is tvN drama "Mothers - 2020" starring actress Han Hye-jin.

"Mothers - 2020" is the drama version of the SBS Culture Foundation Contest Best Short Film. The story begins with a tragic accident to a family and working-mom Jeong-eun, who lives an ordinary life raising her daughter with the help of her own mother. "Mothers - 2020" is the image of the remaining people and delivers the true meaning of 'family'. "Mothers - 2020" will be broadcast on the 4th and the 5th at 9PM...More

Yook Sung-jae Enlisting for Military Service, "I Will Come Back Cooler"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Yook Sung-jae announced his enlistment date. It's the 11th.

BTOB member Yook Sung-jae stated on his social media on the 3rd, "I thought hard about how to bring this up, but I think it's best I let my fans know in person, so here I am. You may be surprised, but I will be joining the military on the 11th of May"....More

Go Doo-shim Becomes a Jeju Diver in "Shining Moment", Co-Starring Ji Hyun-woo

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Actors Go Doo-shim and Ji Hyun-woo are starring in the movie "Shining Moment".

Myung Film announced the crank in of "Shining Moment" in the backdrop of Jeju Island starring Go Doo-shim and Ji Hyun-woo on the 4th. "Shining Moment", helmed by director So Joon-moon is about Jeju's greatest female diver, Jin-ok, and a documentary producer named Kyeong-hoon who comes from Seoul to film her...More

[HanCinema's News] Director Kim Jin-min-I Talks About "Extracurricular"

2020/05/04 | Permalink

Since its premiere on April 29th worldwide on Netflix, "Extracurricular" has earned noteworthy attention from viewers worldwide for its curious genre mix of high school antics and serious crime drama. Director Kim Jin-min-I has specifically cited the innovative design of "Extracurricular" as his inspiration for making it...More

[HanCinema's News] Kiss Scene in "The World of the Married" Provokes Powerful Reaction From Viewers

2020/05/04 | Permalink

As part of its latest record-breaking episode, "The World of the Married" featured a scene where in the lead characters played by Kim Hee-ae and Park Hae-joon engage in a highly passionate kiss...More

[HanCinema's News] Old Park Hae-joon Photo Resurfaces

2020/05/04 | Permalink

An old photo of Park Hae-joon has gone viral. Captioned as being the younger version of his character from "The World of the Married", the picture dates from Park Hae-joon's time as a student at the Korean National University of Arts. His distinctly younger and wavier looks have spiked interest among various fans on the Internet...More

New Dramas Are Coming, From "Oh My Baby" to "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Upcoming Monday-Tuesday dramas combine laughter and heart-warming feelings, while Wednesday-Thursday dramas combine food and romance.

Along with the warm spring breeze, various new dramas are in full swing...More

[Photo] Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Jukdo Surfing Diary"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Jukdo Surfing Diary"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Dinner Mate"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Dinner Mate"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "King Maker: The Change of Destiny"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills and poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Mystic Pop-Up Bar"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The King: Eternal Monarch"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Rugal"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Rugal"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Fix You"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Fix You"...More

[Photos] New Photos Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New photos added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Unfamiliar Family"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Unfamiliar Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "King of Prison"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "King of Prison"...More

[Photo] New Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Shooting Girls"

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

New still added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Shooting Girls"...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2020/05/04

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

 

Korean dramas starting today 2020/05/04: "Mothers - 2020" and "Mom Has an Affair"...More

Moviegoers Return to Theaters

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

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The long weekend starting with Buddha's Birthday on April 30 seems to have prompted moviegoers to return to theaters as the coronavirus epidemic shows signs of slowing down...More

Lockdown to Be Eased This Week

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

People enjoy warm weather at the Cheonggye Stream in Seoul on Sunday. /Yonhap

Korea will ease social-distancing rules and start a slow return to normal this week, some 45 days after it imposed the lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus epidemic...More

BTS Named Favorite Music Group at U.S. Award Show

Source | 2020/05/04 | Permalink

BTS won the Favorite Music Group award at this year's Kids' Choice Awards. The ceremony was held online on May 2.

BTS won the Favorite Global Music Star award at the same event in 2018...More

Today's Photo: May 4, 2020 [4]

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A mall in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province is bustling with people on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 4, 2020 [3]

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People arrive at Seoul Station on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 4, 2020 [2]

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People wait in line for a table in front of a restaurant in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: May 4, 2020 [1]

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Visitors have fun in an amusement park in Seoul on Sunday...More

[Ratings] "Once Again" Increases Viewership

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

"Once Again" increased in viewership.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV Saturday – Sunday drama "Once Again" rated...More

[HanCinema's News] Chae Soo-bin and Other Actresses Participate in Gratitude Challenge

2020/05/03 | Permalink

Chae Soo-bin recently made an Instagram post where she announced her participation in the Gratitude Challenge and also encouraged others to do like wise. The Gratitude Challenge is a social media event in South Korea wherein people make use of their platforms to express thanks to the medical personnel taking care of people during the COVID-19 epidemic worldwide...More

[HanCinema's News] Jo Se-ho Shows Off Further Weight Loss

2020/05/03 | Permalink

While Jo Se-ho is best known for his reputation as a heavyset performer, the man has undergone a rejuvenation. Where just three months ago he weighed in at a portly 85.2 kilograms, he has lost over ten kilograms of that weight and now met his target goal 74.5 kilograms...More

[HanCinema's News] "The World of the Married" Becomes the Top Rated South Korean Cable Drama of All Time

2020/05/03 | Permalink

With ratings of 24.3% in its twelfth episode, "The World of the Married" is now officially the highest rated jTBC drama of all time, passing the 23.8% record set by "SKY Castle" last year in its finale going by Nielsen Korea metrics...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2020.05.01 ~ 2020.05.03

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Trolls World Tour"...More

[Video] First Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Sweet Munchies"

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Sweet Munchies"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

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New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Find Me in Your Memory"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "Find Me in Your Memory"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When My Love Blooms"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "When My Love Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Born Again"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "Born Again"...More

Hyundai to Start on New Skyscraper After Epic Delay

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

An artist's impression of Hyundai's new headquarters to be built in Samseong-dong, Seoul

Automotive giant Hyundai will break ground in the next couple of months on a new headquarters building in Samseong-dong, Seoul...More

Social Distancing Sparks New Entertainment Fads

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

The outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic in Korea marks its 100th day on Tuesday. At present, the only way to prevent infection is by social distancing until there is a vaccine or cure.

This has resulted in new entertainment and leisure trends like drive-in concerts, balcony performances and online "travel"...More

Son Heung-min's Goal Last Year Named Best of Year

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

A spectacular goal last year by Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur was chosen as the "Goal of the Year" by the U.S. sports website The Athletic on Sunday...More

Shincheonji 'Superspreader' Released from Hospital

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

The first coronavirus patient in Daegu and the Shincheonji sect was released from hospital on April 24 after some two months of hospitalization.

The 61-year-old woman had been admitted to Daegu Medical Center on Feb. 17. She infected possibly hundreds of others in the sect, making her a so-called superspreader. She also holds the record for the longest hospital stay for coronavirus...More

Traffic Increases Amid Eased Lockdown

Source | 2020/05/03 | Permalink

A parking lot is full of cars at Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province on Sunday. /Newsis

Traffic increased nationwide over the weekend as the government eased lockdown rules after new coronavirus infections declined...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Hill of Wind"

2020/05/02 | Permalink

Yeong-boon (played by Jung Eun-kyung-I) is an older woman who contrives an excuse to return to her hometown of Taebaek on South Korea's eastern coast. Taebaek not a highly populated area, although "The Hill of Wind" is somewhat vague on this point since so much of the action takes place at night. "The Hill of Wind" is similarly ambiguous when it comes to Yeong-boon's relationship with her daughter Han-hee (played by Jang Sun)...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Juror 8"

2020/05/02 | Permalink

In 2008 South Korea held its first jury trial. It was a big psychological jump for the country's legal culture. After all, when you think about it, the entire idea of a criminal being judged by their peers is pretty strange. How would a bunch of random idiots know what does or does not constitute a crime? Our lead character Nam-woo (played by Park Hyung-sik) is one such idiot. Joon-gyeom (played by Moon So-ri) is by contrast the presiding judge of the nation's first jury trial, with thinly veiled scorn for the whole concept...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Wedding Day" + Full Movie

2020/05/02 | Permalink

"The Wedding Day" was a landmark for Korean cinema, since, apart from being quite successful in the local box office, it also won an award for Best Comedy at the Fourth Asian Film Festival, thus beginning Korean cinema's emergence to international audiences. The script is based on the comic fable "A Happy Day of Jinsa Maeng", written by O Yeong-jin in 1942 and originally performed as a stage play in 1944. The success of the movie resulted in two more adaptations, one in 1962, and one in 1977...More

[Videos] Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Oh My Baby"

Source | 2020/05/02 | Permalink

Trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Oh My Baby"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Once Again"

Source | 2020/05/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Once Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Memorist"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "Memorist"...More

[New Drama] "Uncle"

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Korean drama "Uncle" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Undercover"

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Korean drama "Undercover" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Joseon Exorcist"

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Korean drama "Joseon Exorcist" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol"

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Korean drama "Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut"

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Korean movie "Unalterable: The Untold Story - Director's Cut" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Wife for Rent"

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Korean movie "Wife for Rent" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "The Lapse"

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Korean-Chinese movie "The Lapse" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Park Ara, Born 1982"

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Korean movie "Park Ara, Born 1982" added to HanCinema database...More

Starlet Hopes to Continue to Show Different Side of Herself

Source | 2020/05/02 | Permalink

S

tarlet Heo Gayoon is hoping to impress viewers by showing a new side of herself as an actress...More

Today's Photo: May 2, 2020 [2]

Source | 2020/05/02 | Permalink

Visitors have fun at a tulip festival in Taean, South Chungcheong Province on Friday...More

Today's Photo: May 2, 2020 [1]

Source | 2020/05/02 | Permalink

A shopping district in Insa-dong in Seoul is crowded with visitors on Friday...More

[HanCinema's News] South Korean Drama Popularity Boost in Indonesia Gives Rise to Negative Comments

2020/05/01 | Permalink

On May 1st Han So-hee opened her Instagram account to find it loaded with comments from Indonesia. This is thanks to strong distribution and popularity in regards to her currently airing drama, "The World of the Married", in that region. However, not all comments have been positive. Some commenters appear to be confusing Han So-hee with the character she plays in the drama, referring to her as a harlot who steals others' men...More

[HanCinema's News] Interest Spikes in Filming Location for "The World of the Married"

2020/05/01 | Permalink

On May 1st news reports revealed that much of the filming for "The World of the Married" takes place in the American village in Pyeongtaek commonly known as Humphrey's Landing. This, in spite of the fact that in continuity the action is explicitly stated as taking place in the city of Gosan. This confirms what many had already suspected, as such distinctive housing in South Korea is rare and typically only appears near American military bases...More

[HanCinema's News] Heo Jae-ho and Yoon Seul-I Confirmed for "Backstreet Rookie"

2020/05/01 | Permalink

The full cast for the upcoming drama "Backstreet Rookie" is finally coming into focus as the drama is confirming its final cast members. "Backstreet Rookie" stars Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung as employees at a franchise convenience store. The drama has been billed as a romantic comedy, though there is a noticeable age disparity between the two leads...More

[Press Release] Five Reasons Why You Should Watch "When My Love Blooms" on Viu

2020/05/01 | Permalink

Five Reasons Why You Should Watch "When My Love Blooms" on Viu Episodes 1 and 2 of the newest romance drama are now available for Premium Users

"When My Love Blooms", the newest romance drama by tvN, premiered last weekend and the ratings show it did not disappoint. Its first episode received an average rating of 5.4%, claiming the top spot in its time slot across cable channels...More

[Videos] Teasers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"

Source | 2020/05/01 | Permalink

Teasers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Poster Added for the Korean Drama "Hospital Playlist"

Source | 2020/05/01 | Permalink

New stills and poster added for the Korean drama "Hospital Playlist"...More