An action drama, where the truth of a ‘wolfdog’ related to the case reveals itself to ‘Sang-gil’, a veteran crime squad detective who is investigating a series of murders through natural combustion, and newly appointed female detective ‘Eun-young’ (Lee Na-young).
Song Kang-ho has an accumulated attendance of 100 million 2017/08/14, Source, Song Kang-ho is the creme of the crop in the Korean movie industry.
The film "A Taxi Driver", which surpassed 8 million viewers in 13 days and stands at the threshold of the first 10 million film in 2017, depicts the painful history of the Gwangju Democratization Movement. It resonates with the audience with its thoughtful directing and story that touches the painful past. Above all, the reason why this movie was able to stay fast in the minds and hearts of audiences is the perfect performance of lead actor Song Kang-ho,...More
You can do it Kim Woo-bin and Moon So-ri, "The Juror" 2017/06/06, Source, Kim Woo-bin has been diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. His management reported this news. To get proper treatments, he had to put a stop to all work such as director Choi Dong-hoon's "Wiretap" and more. He also announced his illness so that no speculations and unnecessary misunderstandings were created. "Wiretap" will be put on hold until as long as it takes for Kim Woo-bin to get his treatment. If the circumstances require it, the role may be changed or the production itself may be stopped altogether. Kim Woo-bin's health comes first at any chance,...More
Actors with 'honey vocal cord' in their 20s/30s 2015/09/14, Source,
'Honey vocal cord' as in sweet voice is an important charming appeal for actors to have.
Attractive voice highlights emotions in acting by delivering them more vividly and makes audience focus more on his acting. The young actors in his 20s and 30s with the sweet voice as well as the charming look are 'perfect guys',...More
Won Bin and Lee Na-young tied the knot in secret 2015/05/30, Source,
On May 30, actor Won Bin, 38, and actress Lee Na-young, 36, were married through a private wedding ceremony in Jeongseon, Kangwon-do, where only family members attended.
Won Bin and Lee Na-young's agency, Eden Nine said, "Today (May 30), the two loving lifetime partners made their very first step together on a small unnamed trail midst a wheat field in Kangwon-do" and "After the wedding ceremony, they set an iron cast pot in the middle of the field and shared warm noodles with their family members",...More
[Film Review] "Howling" 2012/08/17, Source,
Is it action, drama, suspense, or supernatural thriller? "Howling"certainly feels like all of the aforementioned at times, which leads me to my point; this is a mixed bag on so many levels. You can't win 'em all Song Kang-ho. Detective Sung-gil (Song Kang-ho), has been around the force for quite some time. There's not a lot he hasn't seen or dealt with and quite frankly he's ready to move up in the world and is looking for his big promotion to captain. However, his movement to the top appears to get sidelined when his boss sticks him with Eun-young (Lee Na-young), a driven female rookie detective who simply wants to do the job right. They're assigned to a case in which a man catches fire spontaneously while sitting in his truck in a parking garage,...More
Goddess's swearing? It's alright in the movies 2012/03/14, Source,
Actress Han Ga-in surprises you in the movie "Introducing Architecture". She gets drunk and swears, "This is bullX, this X" and cries. Of course this situation is closer to a self-lamentation that brings out sympathy for her and there is a difference from just swearing and acting.
However, looking at it closely, movies are a special space for actresses. Even those who are called 'goddesses' are allowed to swear in movies with the excuse of 'trying out something new'. Actress Jung Ryeo-won characterized into the granddaughter of a great company chairman with red hair and heavy make up, swearing all the time in the SBS drama "Salaryman" but they were all censored,...More
Domestic Films Dominate Box Office in February 2012/03/07, Source,
Domestic movies dominated the South Korean box office last month.
The Korean Film Council said domestically produced films captured a 75-point-nine percent market share in February, up 26-point-four percentage points from 49-point-five percent in January,...More
'Nameless Gangster' Emerging as Hottest Korean Movie of the Year 2012/02/29, Source,
"Nameless Gangster" has attracted over 4 million spectators in just 26 days of its release, emerging as the first film to sell so many tickets in such a short time this year. It achieved the feat on Monday.
The film about gangsters in Busan in the 1980s drew 1 million moviegoers in four days, 2.5 million in 11 days, 3 million in 17 days and 3.5 million in 20 days. It also beat "Dancing Queen" in terms of viewing numbers on Friday, and reclaimed the top spot last weekend at the expense of "Howling", which had kept a firm grip at the top of the local box office since it opened on Feb. 16,...More
This Week's Cultural news 2012/02/17, Source,
A new musical has come to Korea! With a grandiose set, fantastic lighting and talented singers filling the stage, "Elisabeth" is sure to delight the audience this season.
[ENG] [Interview : Robert Johanson, Producer] ""Elisabeth" is based on the real true story of Elisabeth, the Empress of Austria, who at a very young age became the empress. She was Franz Joseph's wife and she became the Empress".
"Elisabeth" has been rewritten in Korean for its Korea debut, and expectations are high. Female audience members were especially looking forward to hearing the story of one of history's most mysterious queens,...More
Lee Na-young Faces Tough Challenge on New Movie 2012/02/11, Source,
Actress Lee Na-young's latest film "Howling", which will be released next Thursday, sees her take on the role of a rookie cop investigating a series of murders by a mysterious wolf-like creature.
In this action-thriller, Lee flexes her muscles as a hard-nosed police detective and even rides a motorcycle. "This film had so many enticing factors. First of all, I wanted to play a part with many action scenes. Veteran actor Song Kang-ho was already cast, so I had an even stronger interest in it when I read the script", said Lee,...More
Korea's most anticipated films of 2012 2012/02/10, Source, With the start of the new year, the Korean film industry looks to its brightest prospects. Kang Byung-jin profiles eight highly anticipated films of 2012.
"The Fortune Tellers"In production. Directed by Sin Jeong-won. Starring Kim Soo-ro, Lee Je-hoon, Kang Ye-won. Produced by Dasepo Club, Saram Entertainment. Distributed by N.E.W.Release planned for the first half of 2012.
Korean fortune-tellers not only tell the future, but they also chase away ghosts. The background of "The Fortune Tellers" is Uljinri where a decades-old evil spirit rules. When mysterious accidents and events keep happening without avail, fortune-tellers from all over the country gather to hold a shaman ritual,...More
Song Kang-ho and Lee Na-young: 'We Have Nickname of 'Tom and Jerry" 2012/01/13, Source,
The director Yoo Ha's new movie "Howling" held a production presentation.
Actress Lee Na-young expressed her feelings about acting together with Song Kang-ho at the production presentation of the movie "Howling" -- held at a movie theater in Seoul on January 10 -- by saying, "We had come to have the nickname of 'Tom and Jerry' on the film set due to our appearance wrangling with each other as a senior and junior detectives in the movie". Song Kang-ho produced laughter by responding, saying, "She looks like Jerry, doesn't she?" Lee Na-young will play a new detective named Eun Young who will investigate the murder case, and Song Kang-ho will play a senior detective named Sang Gil who will solve the case with Eun Young as a team in the movie,...More
Song reprises detective role in 'Howling' 2012/01/12, Source,
A scene from Yoo Ha's serial murder story "Howling", which opens in theaters on Feb. 9
By Lee Hyo-won
Song Kang-ho will return with "Howling" as a detective, one of his signature roles that marked his breakthrough in Bong Joon-ho's "Memories of Murder". The actor says that he has brought a more mature characterization to the upcoming film.
"Male actors are often cast as detectives and gangsters, and I don't try to stay away from these parts. But it's already been eight years since Memories of Murder, and my character in Howling is a bit more humane and sensitive. I think in that sense he is someone with more depth and wisdom", Song told reporters Tuesday in Seoul during a promotional event for the film,...More
Big-budget films to open in 2012 2012/01/05, Source,
A scene from "The Thieves", which is expected to wow movie fans this year with its A-list cast. / Courtesy of Showbox/Mediaplex
By Lee Hyo-won While 2011 saw the release of some novel, genre-defying works, not many local films aside from "Sunny - 2010" and "War of the Arrows" (a.k.a. "Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon") managed to draw crowds at the box office. This year, a lineup of big-budget films featuring the return of big stars await moviegoers,...More
Stars Born in Year of Rabbit 2010/12/23, Source,
As the year 2011 is the year of the rabbit, many star actors who were born in the year of rabbit – year 1951, 1963, and 1987 – are making a fresh resolution to make a new leap forward next year. Let's take a look at those stars who were born in the year of the rabbit and have actively been performing in the various fields of broadcasting, movies, and music,...More
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