Rookies Wanna One Beat Girls' Generation in the Charts 2017/08/09, Source,
Rookie boy band Wanna One has beaten established girl band Girls' Generation in the charts and drew tens of thousands to their debut gig at the Geochok Sky Dome in Seoul last week.
Girls' Generation's latest song entered the Melon charts at 24th on Tuesday, while Wanna One's latest single grabbed first place,...More
Lectures on local films for foreigners 2012/03/21, Source,
The Korea Foundation will hold a series of six lectures on Korean films starting Monday.
"Open Lectures on Korean Culture for Foreigners: Treasures of Korean Cinema" will introduce local movies produced between 1958 and 2001 at the Culture Center of the foundation at Mirae Asset CENTER1 Building West Tower, Suha-dong, Seoul. Offered in English, this is an opportunity for foreigners to get an overview of the local scene,...More
Kim Gyu-ri to star in 3D horror film by "IRIS" director 2010/12/23, Source,
Actress Kim Gyu-ri [Asia Economy Daily]
Actress Kim Gyu-ri has been cast as the female lead in an upcoming 3D horror flick, according to film's producer EastSKY Film on Thursday.
A press release by EastSKY Film announced that Kim will appear in a 3D horror film whose translated title is "Gisaengryeong", set to begin filming in February next year,...More
Kim Tae-hee: 'Since the hit IRIS, I Feel Greedy about Success' 2010/08/22, Source,
"I did not care much about the number of viewers and the viewer ratings before, but as the drama "IRIS" gained huge success, I began to feel greedy about being successful". -Kim Tae-hee
At the production presentation of the movie "Grand Prix" (to be released on September 16) held at Megabox in Dongdaemun on August 19, the female protagonist Kim Tae-hee revealed both the pressure about the movie's success and her desire to be successful. Kim Tae-hee said, "Usually I become very comfortable after I finish filming, but this time, I sometimes became nervous and worried, and it meant that I might be feeling pressure about this movie",...More
Convergence of movie and TV drama continues to evolve 2009/11/05, Source, Simultaneous production of drama and its theatrical version increases efficiency
Generalization of digital shooting breaks down barriers of human resources & technology
Respect of different ways of producing broadcast programs and movies brings higher efficiency
Kang Joo-eun, the wife of actor Choi Min-soo, is to host Arirang TV's new talk show, 'Diplomacy Lounge,...More
[ChanMi's movie news] Jo An gains 10kg for new film! 2009/01/04, Source, Jo An has been casted for the new movie "Bronze Medalist" which she has to gain 10kg to fit the role.
The film is about a regular high school student who challenges herself to become a weight lifter. The genre is a human drama from the original story of the Korean weight lifter Park Yeong-ja from year 2000.
Jo An is being a professional and serious actress in changing her body style to fit the character of a weight lifting champion.
Now she weighs 40kg, and the staff has asked her to gain weight to an overall weight of over 50kg.,...More
Six twenty-something characters are invited for a party by their elementary school classmate Mi-ja (Seo Young-hee, the neurotic landlady from "Jealousy Is My Middle Name"), who has been caring for,...More
Movie star Lee Sung-jae will invite 300 children in need to Canadian bubble artist Fan Yang's "White Bubble Show".
Every year, the show has offered free admission to disadvantaged children. A total of ab,...More
Sales at the Asian Film Market 2006/11/03, Source, This year's Pusan International Film Festival witnessed the opening of the inaugural Asian Film Market, a comprehensive film industry hub which covers many aspects of filmmaking from pre-sales, sales, and financing to production and post facilities as well as a casting network for up-and-coming star,...More
Acting Range 2006/07/20, Source, "I have never chosen the drama I would act, but the right cast and script in that drama", said Lee Sung-jae, who this time will star in a drama about honest lawyer Roh Yoon-jae, who was adopted to Canada. Roh Yoon-jae will be involved in an et,...More
Was Ji Kang-hun, an escaped convict in the late 1980s, a hero or merely a criminal? The upcoming local film Holiday poses this question in its fictionalized account about the controversial figure who is ofte,...More
Info Plus: Pusan International Film Festival 2005/10/07, Source, Time for our weekly look at Korea's cultural scene.
This week, we're devoting this segment to one of Asia's largest film events, the Pusan International Film Festival.
Son Hee-kyung is here for that.
AHN CHAK-HEE, ANCHOR: Welcome Hee-kyung.
SON HEE-KYUNG, REPORTER: Good to be back. As I told,...More
Live to Busan: Pusan International Film Festival 2005/10/06, Source, One of Asia's largest film events, the Pusan International Film Festival, which is simply known as PIFF, kicked off this evening in the southeastern city of Busan.
We are going to go live to Busan where our Sohn Hee-kyung is standing by.
The biggest port city in the nation will throw its biggest party for moviegoers yet as the Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) will celebrate its 10th edition with special programs and events next month.
"This year's event will be especially dedicated to Pu,...More
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