Actresses Son Ye-jin, Lee Min-jung and Moon Chae-won's agency Barunson Entertainment changed its company name.
Baruson Entertainment recently changed its company name to MS TEAM. The office was also moved to Nonhyeon-dong and decided to focus all attention on business enhancement...More
South Korean actress Son Ye-jin appeares in front of the camera in a movie preview of "Love Fiction" held at Mega Box theater in Seoul's Samsung-dong on Feb. 20, 2012.
Son Ye-jin has taken on a variety of roles in her career to date, propelling her to fame both in Korea and in other Asian countries. She first appeared in a supporting role in Park Ki-hyung's film "Secret Tears" in 2000, and then went on to take the lead in TV dramas such as "A Delicious Proposal", "Sun-hee and Jin-hee", and "Daemang". Her first high-profile role in cinema was in Im Kwon-taek's "Chihwaseon", which screened at Cannes and took home a Best Director award in 2002...More
One-man Entertainment Company
Re-signs with management of 10 years
Unusual for no big amount contract payment
Son Ye-jin is sticking to loyalty. She just re-signed a contract with management of ten years, which she's shared her joy and sorrows with since her debut....More
Park Han-Byeol (born November 17, 1984) is a South Korean actress and model.
As a student at Anyang Art High School, Park posted photographs of herself on the internet, becoming an online celebrity due to her close physical resemblance to actress Jun Ji-hyun...More
Actress Son Ye-jin [Barunson Entertainment]
Actress Son Ye-jin has taken back her decision to play the lead female role in South Korean director Kang Je-gyu's Hollywood debut pic, according to her agency Barunson Entertainment and the film's producer on Monday.
Son was set to star in the film opposite top Korean actor Jang Dong-gun in the war film tentatively titled "My Way", but decided to pull out over a drastic reduction of her character's weight in the film after modifications were made to the scenario...More
Korean actress Bae Doona [Barunson Entertainment]
Korean actress Bae Doona has been cast as the female lead in a new weekend drama, according to the series' producer MBC on Tuesday.
MBC announced in a press release that Bae will be playing the female lead role for an upcoming weekend drama titled "Gloria", based on the lives of people who work at a nightclub...More
Actress Son Ye-jin [Barunson Entertainment]
Actress Son Ye-jin has joined the cast of top South Korean director Kang Je-gyu's Hollywood debut pic, according to the film's producer on Thursday.
The critically acclaimed actress will play the main female role opposite Hallyu star Jang Dong-gun in the film tentatively titled "My Way", based on the Invasion of Normandy during World War II.
Son will play the role of a woman who agonizes over her love for a Korean man and a Japanese man who both fight in the war....More
Korean actress Son Ye-jin [Barunson Entertainment]
Korean actress Son Ye-jin is set to play the female lead role opposite actor Lee Min-ho in a new MBC drama this coming April, Son's agency said on Monday.
Barunson Entertainment announced through a press release that the actress has been cast for the role of Park Gae-in, a furniture designer in her late 20s, in the drama tentatively titled "Personal Taste"....More
Actress Bae Doona in Air Doll [AIR DOLL Production Committee]
Korean actress Bae Doona will win her third best actress award in Japan for her role in film "Air Doll", according to her agency Barunson Entertainment on Thursday.
"Bae received an overwhelming number of the votes amongst the nominees for best actress", director Takeshi Kitano was quoted as saying of the 30-year-old actress who will claim her prize at the Tokyo Sports Movie Awards to be held February 28....More
By Lee Hyo-won
Actress Bae Doona
will receive the Best Actress Award at Japan's Takasaki Film Festival, her agency, Barunson Entertainment, said Thursday.
The news comes shortly after the announcement last month that she is to be named Best Actress at the Japan Academy Prize in March, for her role in the film "Air Doll". It is the first time a foreign actress will receive the coveted title.
"Air Doll", directed by Hirokazu Koreeda
, was invited to prestigious film festivals including Cannes and Pusan (Busan) last year, and opened in Japanese theaters in Septembe...More
By Han Sang-hee
Korean actress Bae Doona
won an award for best actress for her role in a Japanese film at the prestigious Japan Academy Prize, according to Bae's agency, Barunson Entertainment, Wednesday.
The 30-year old was nominated for her role in the film "Air Doll", and was one of five actresses given the award. The Japan Academy Prize will announce the winner of the Grand Prize at the award ceremony next year.
"It is the first time for a foreign actress, let alone a Korean actress, to receive an award at the Japan Academy Prize", her agency said.
The other four competitors include top actresses such as Haruka Ayase
and Ryoko Hirosue.
"Air Doll" was Bae' second Japanese movie, following "Linda Linda Linda" in 2006. "Air Doll" was released in September, garnering fans and surprising critics with its storyline and excellent acting.
The film, directed by Hirokazu Koreeda
, is about a human-sized inflatable doll that starts to feel emotions. The innocent doll explores the outside world and finds herself in love with a video rental shop clerk. Things take a turn when the doll accidently cuts her finger and the air inside her escapes. The movie was screened at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival this year.
The Japan Academy Prize, a...More
Renowned Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda
told reporters at Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) that he will work with actress Bae Doona
on his next project. Koreeda said that he highly regards the Korean actress and that he is a fan. Koreeda watched all her films and named "Barking Dogs Never Bite
", "Take Care of My Cat
", and "The Host"
Koreeda praised Bae for her acting and comedy skills, rather than being just a pretty face, to motivate his choice for Bae in a leading role in his fantasy melodrama with touches of comedy. The story will be about a non-human...More
Actress Bae Doona
has been cast as the heroine in world-renowned Japanese film director Hirokazu Koreeda
's upcoming film. Koreeda, who is currently visiting the Pusan International Film Festival with his latest work "Aruitemo Aruitemo", told a magazine jointly published by Cine 21 and Hollywood Report magazines, that he has cast Bae as the heroine of his upcoming fantasy melodrama.
The film director explained that his new film is about a non-human entity that learns to o...More