[Interview] Nam Sang-mi, an actress to the bone 2017/04/20, Source,
Teenage boys were always crowded around the Lotteria in front of Hanyang University in 2002 because of a part time female employee there. She was known as 'Lotteria girl' until she was scouted by agents and she is now one of the most passionate actresses there is. We are talking about Nam Sang-mi (33).
She told us everything about debuting, getting married, giving birth and coming back to work,...More
"Chief Kim" Namgoong Min wearing cheesy outfit on his bike 2017/01/04, Source, Namgoong Min was spotted riding around Gunsan in outdated clothes.
He is starring in the upcoming KBS 2TV drama "Chief Kim" as Mr. Kim, also known as Kim Seong-ryong. Kim Seong-ryong has a natural instinct for money and is a gifted speaker. He used to manage gangsters' money but quits and joins TQ Group for even bigger success. However, ironically, he finds himself fighting against injustice and saving the company that is failing,...More
[Orion's Drama News] Year End Ramblings 2016/12/31,
Happy New Year everyone! May your dramas be enjoyable and their ratings kind. This is a slow news week, as you can imagine, but I do have a couple of interesting things to discuss and show you. I talk about pre-production woes and make you mourn over Namgoong Min's hair. Grab a beverage, get cozy and join me in this last piece for the year,...More
[Orion's Drama News] Holding on for Dear Life 2016/12/17,
Welcome to the jungle, as I look at upcoming dramas about survival. First up we have an actual jungle and the fight to live in "Missing 9". Then I tune into "Voice" and its fight for the survival from a killer's plans. The actual and urban jungles are ruthless, but so is the corporate one, as office drama "Chief Kim" will be demonstrating,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Never to Lose" +DVD Giveaway 2016/03/05,
Hong-joo (played by Kim Min-joon) is a cop obsessed with trying to collar as many perpetrators as possible. It doesn't matter if he's on vacation, or at a dance club, or even walked outside for a smoke. He needs those handcuffs at all times. Hae-rang (played by Nam Sang-mi) has the opposite problem. She's passionate about working in the field, but for ill-defined sexist reasons is frequently stuck behind a desk. Together, they fight crime,...More
Nam Sang-mi's wedding ceremony took place as the way she hoped 2015/01/25, Source,
The January 24th show of KBS 2TV, "Entertainment Weekly" delivered news about Nam Sang-mi's wedding, which took place at a church in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do. Nam Sang-mi had a private wedding ceremony with her entrepreneur husband of same age, where only her family members and close friends were invited to.
Her agency said, "She always wanted to have a private wedding. We have sent our personal apologies to the people who were not invited,...More
Actress Nam Sang-mi is getting married today 2015/01/23, Source, Nam Sang-mi is getting married to her entrepreneur groom in a church in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do on January 24th. The wedding will be private.
Her agency is keeping all the details as a secret including the specific location of the church and the time of the event.
The agency, JR Entertainment said, "Respecting the privacy of the groom, who is a non-celebrity, and the couple's families and relatives, the wedding will be held as a simple, private ceremony. We asked for understanding and sent our apologies in advance to her fellow actors and actresses,...More
Slow Video (2014) 2014/10/05, Source,
Running Time: 106 min.
Directed by: Kim Yeong-tak
Starring: Cha Tae-hyun, Nam Sang-mi, Oh Dal-soo
Synopsis: Yeo Jang-boo possesses extraordinary visual acuity. He is able to see things ordinary people cannot. After spending some 20 years isolated from the world due to his ability, he finally goes out into the world and becomes an ace at a CCTV control center,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/09/27, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "Slow Video": A boy struggles to face the world due to his extreme visual acuity, but after 20 years of staying home watching dramas he finally decides to give the world another chance. (10/02)
★★★★ "Jungle Shuffle": A collaborative animation between Korea and Mexico that follows two best friends in the Lacedon jungle as they try to save a princess. (10/02)
★★★★★ "Scarlet Innocence": A married university professor is seduced then harassed by a fatale femme who threatens to derail his whole life. (10/02)
★★★★★ "Mizo": A sexually abused girl is dumped by her foster parents and then tracks down her biological father to punish him for abandoning her. (10/02)
★★★★★ "Whistle Blower": A journalist uncovers and blows the whistle on the illegal and deceitful happenings around Dr. Lee's stem-cell research. (10/02),...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "The Joseon Shooter" 2014/09/06,
If there is a type of work in Korean drama that has the potential to be ambitious and thrilling, that is sageuk. If there is a premise that has the potential to be an emotional rollercoaster and give audiences a riveting journey, that is a revenge plot. With both of those characteristics, 'The Joseon Shooter' had everything it needed to be one fun ride. While ultimately a pretty good series, some things sadly kept it from being quite the epic it could have been,...More
[HanCinema's Drama First Look] "The Joseon Shooter" 2014/07/05,
A revenge story might be a very simple thing to develop once framed well, but building a good emotional connection to the heroes and aversion for the villains can be difficult to pull off. Past that hurdle, it is easier to follow certain steps that build up to the goal of justice being served. 'The Joseon Shooter' does give the basic elements an introduction to such a story requires, but it does have a couple of issues which keep it from feeling as grand and engaging as it could have been,...More
[Photo] Nam Sang-mi, so feminine 2013/07/22, Source,
Actress Nam Sang-mi has become a luxury queen.
Marie Claire, a fashion magazine had her confidently pose for its August issue photo collection. Nam is wearing a feminine dress that outlines her shoulders and she is also wearing a two-piece outfit with no straps. Both the actress and her photographer are very satisfied with the results,...More
Recently Announced Budding Romances 2011/06/01, Source,
It's only the first day of June, the month that "officially" marks the summer season. And already two Korean celebrity romances have surfaced, taking over entertainment sites by storm.
Both sides of popular singer Bae Ji-young and actor Jung Suk-won have admitted to an ongoing romance. Baek's WS Entertainment stated through press releases, "It's true that the two are involved in a romantic relationship. They were introduced through mutual friends last year in July and have maintained a good industry senior-industry junior (sunbae to hoobae) relationship until early January this year when they decided to take things further",...More
[Star ESI 1] Star's past, since when were they pretty? 2011/05/01, Source,
"Since when were so pretty?"
There are many pretty women on TV. We wonder if they are 'pretty from birth' or 'medically pretty'. We can check the truth from their graduation or debut pictures through the Internet. Among the pretty women are those from a beauty contest or were a child actor. There are also those who fired up male students hearts in uniforms. There are also pretty women who have peculiar experiences and are favorites by the public and in online shopping malls.,...More
[ChanMi's movie news] Filming for new movie, "Living Death" begins! 2009/03/19, Source, This is a tragic and passionate story about a possessed girl. This horror and thriller, "Living Death" has begun to be filmed.
The main actress is Nam Sang-mi taking the role of a college student, Heejean. She is a girl who supports herself financially as well as getting education! She is living a busy life and seems like a regular school girl from the outer appearance with no worries.
This film will be Nam's first film where she is the main character.,...More
Various origins of female stars… 'Miss Korea' group falters 2008/03/13, Source, On a breezy spring day in March 2008, the entertainment investigation team of Sports Khan sensed an emergency. The argument between female stars about their influence has become fierce, almost to the point of battle. Accordingly, under the supervision of Detective Choi, the entertainment investigati,...More
Most Korean dramas start airing after the shooting of first a few episodes. Thus the general practice has been that production gets busier and busier, with the dramas eventually rushing to the end with obviously lower quality than before.
Stars aligning for the Year of the Rat 2008/02/06, Apart from being famous worldwide, Shakespeare, Tolstoy, Al Gore and Zinedine Zidane have one other thing in common -- they were born in the Year of the Rat, according to the traditional zodiac system still widely used in Korea.
With the first day of the Lunar New Year tomorrow, rats, the first a,...More
The New Year will be another one full of drama, as broadcasters prepare unique stories to grab audiences' attention. Korean dramas have always been at the forefront of domestic entertainment, for if a certain drama gains popularity, the actors ride,...More
The show business is always on the search for fresh faces. Kate Moss was discovered standing in line at JFK International Airport and actress Nam Sang-mi was working at a fast food restaurant in Seoul when a t,...More
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Wow.....she first started in supporting roles and now she's a lead actress in The Sweet Spy which I ADORREEE god what a good drama..anyways...she's really talented and you guys should start watching her in dramas =)
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