Four friends plot their last heist together to steal money from the rival gang. Their bold plan follows through and they succeed in taking the money – until one friend(KWON Sang-woo) betrays the others for a bigger piece of the pie. They are handed over to the mob boss who takes revenge on them. Kang-sup’s leg gets messed up leaving him crippled and Woo-min(SONG Seung-hun) is made to take the blame for the crime and goes to jail. After two years, Woo-min gets an early release. Woo-min wants to put the past behind him but fate wouldn’t let him move on. The more he tries to escape the more it chokes in on him and he is forced to jump back into the dark world to save the ones he loves. Once again, the betrayal and revenge surrounding these men get tangled in a turn.
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Jackpot" Episode 14 2016/05/10,
Ratings go down for "Jackpot" as my opinion of it goes up. Isn't it funny how such things work? The brothers triumphed together last episode and this episode brought the expected troubles and downfall. Dae-gil, despite his luck, continues to be trampled upon by the driven In-jwa. Yeoning, despite his good intentions, is dragged down by those who love him. Also, he discovers that Dae-gil is his brother, which adds a dimension to his character and a stronger dynamic to his relationship with Dae-gil. Yeoning sticks to his beliefs, much as he did in real life,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Sly and Single Again" 2014/08/02,
The romantic comedy genre has not been doing well in Korean drama lately. While there have been a few successes, the overall frequency and brightness of romantic comedy series seem to be decreasing. What was once a disapproving mother in law in terms of a foil has now become serial killers, deadly diseases, unexpected resurrections and other manner of melodrama to ruin promising and light beginnings. 'Sly and Single Again' might not be a great drama, but it is one that stays true to its genre,...More
Art and Culture 2012/07/02, Source,
It's the start of a brand new week and we have all of the latest updates on current arts and culture events with our Michelle Kim. I'm eager to hear what she has in store for us today, so let's get right down to business. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So, what do you have for us this week ?,...More
Song Seung-heon returns to small screen 2012/05/15, Source, Song Seung-heon walks down a street during a visit to Vietnam to shoot a television program this January.(Courtesy of Korea Foundation)
Heartthrob Song Seung-heon is coming back to his fans through the small screen.
Despite 16 years passing since his debut, Song, 35, remains as handsome and single as ever, coupled now with better acting ability. As one of the pioneers of "hallyu", or the Korean wave, his popularity continues to the rise, both in Korea and overseas,...More
South Korean actress and model Park Han-Byeol 2012/02/25, Source,
South Korean actress and model Park Han-byul has demonstrated her beauty in a recent fashion brand photo shoot.
Park was born on Nov. 17, 1984.
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
"Quick" is Speeding Its Way to the United States and Canada! +Win FREE Tickets! 2011/08/12, Source, "Quick" redefines the Korean blockbuster and blasts away the summer heat! The speed maniac and motorcycle messenger Gi-su receives a mysterious call when he is about to take Arom, his ex-girlfriend and a member of a girl band, to a live broadcast. Suddenly, a mysterious voice on the phone warns that there is a bomb wire to Arom's helmet and that a package must be delivered to a designated address within 30 minutes. "Remove the helmet or fail to complete the mission and the bomb goes off". ...As the clock is ticking, the two begin a race against time to stay alive,...More
Kwon eyes Chinese film career 2011/05/30, Source,
SHENZHEN, China (AP) - After building a name for himself in the South Korean film and TV industries, kwon Sang-woo is setting his sights on another booming Asian entertainment market - China.
The 34-year-old actor is shooting a Chinese-language romance alongside Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung and will next join the Jackie Chan project "Chinese Zodiac",...More
[PREVIEW] MBC TV series "My Princess" 2011/01/04, Source,
Actors Song Seung-heon, Park Ye-jin, Kim Tae-hee and Ryu Su-young poses during a photocall of a press conference for upcoming MBC TV series "My Princess" held at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on January 3, 2011. [MBC]
The 'cheerful and nothing-can-bring-me-down' female character meets the grandson of a conglomerate. He tries to turn her into a princess and the two fall in love. That is how you could summarize MBC's "My Princess". To add on just a little more detail, Lee Seul (played by Kim Tae-hee) is a stingy female college student who is of royal descent and diplomat Park Hye-young (played by Song Seung-heon) becomes her tutor to make her a princess per the request of his grandfather (played by Lee Soon-jae) in order to restore their imperial family,...More
[INTERVIEW] Actress Kim Ji-won 2010/11/09, Source,
Actress Kim Ji-won [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia]
My name isKim Ji-won. I like my name but since it's such a common name, so many people come up whenever you search my name on portal sites. I even asked my mom on what she thought of me working with a stage name but she firmly told me no. I was born on October 19, 1992. My family is composed of my parents and my older sister who is two years older than me. My friends threw me a surprise birthday party this year. They called my house and to make it seem as if there was an emergency, told me to come down quickly. And when the elevator doors opened up my friends were standing outside with a birthday cake! The sad thing was that they were all girls...(laugh),...More
Se7en girlfriend Park Han-byul to debut as singer 2010/10/14, Source,
Korean actress Park Han-byul [JF Entertainment]
Korean idol star Se7en's actress girlfriend Park Han-byul will debut as a singer at the end of this month, industry sources have said.
A source close to the actress then also confirmed the news, telling Sports Today over the phone on Wednesday, "Park will release a project album at the end of the month which will feature two tracks. She recently finished recording the songs",...More
John Woo's "A Better Tomorrow, 1986" showed the world what Hong Kong noir was all about, and the Korean remake of the 1986 classic is now awaiting release on Chuseok next month, wit,...More
[INTERVIEW Part 1] Kwon Sang-woo "thirsty" for "Fire" success 2010/06/23, Source,
Actor kwon Sang-woo [Park Sung-ki/Asia Economic Daily]
Hallyu star kwon Sang-woo has said he is "thirsty" to see the success of his new film "71-Into the Fire", hoping the war pic will outshine the reputation of his former big screen hits.
"The movies I've starred in for the past eight years had all done well up till two years ago so I am thirsty for the success of this one", Kwon said of his expectations for "Fire" during an interview with Asia Economic Daily.
"In the end, it's up to the heavens but I do hope it breaks my previous record and that it becomes the highest grossing movie this year", the actor added,...More
Action movies show the human body twisting in unimaginable ways and engage the audience in the art of primal combat. Here come two films, one about the making of an unconventional action movie, and the other which documents the stuntmen who help make such films pos,...More
Body Exposure of Actors – how much? 2008/04/10, Source, The exposure of actresses in Korean movies has been a hot issue. Everyone wondered how much women expose themselves and if they acted without fear according to their role.
Now, the interest is to the exposure of actors. As much as the female body is beautiful, the male body is too. In promotions,...More
[Special Report] Is there a limit to the stars' guarantees? 2008/02/28, Source, Recently, the Minister of Culture and Arts, Yoo In-Chun's private property was revealed to be over 14 billion-won. Some said that he had gained too much wealth, but he thinks otherwise. He said, "These are all from my 30 years of acting career. Some may think I have too much private wealth, but look,...More
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A great movie, with the four talented
actors. I like Song Seung Hoon the most,
the greatest korean actor!Though the
ending isn't expected, but I like
what's said at the end of the
movie, "greediness won't bring you
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