[HanCinema's Actor Spotlight] Gang Dong-won 2015/01/10,
A desirable appearance and star appeal are things that feed one's popularity. For young male South Korean actors, the fastest way to fame is often through the female audience's hearts and the marketability they gain from them. However, this is not always as good as it sounds. Attractive stars usually have to work twice as hard for their acting to be seen above their looks and it does not always happen. Gang Dong-won has successfully gone from a simple heartthrob to someone valued for his talent,...More
Viewer Review - Haunters 2011/10/15, Source,
Some things to know about my review:
- My reviews are subjective and my opinions based on my own general likes and dislikes, unclouded by obsessions.
- They usually don't have major or ending spoilers, but if they do, they will come with a warning.
- If I like a movie enough to write about it, I write a lot about it. My reviews are huge.
- I don't take myself too seriously so my reviews reflect that. It's light reading. A lot of it, but light.
I have started with Gang Dong-won movies, using my newly acquired obsession for inspiration and since I like them a lot. Which is why you won't be seeing a review about "Temptation of Wolves", which was frankly god-awful,...More
[Weekender] Summer musical treats 2011/07/07, Source,
"Romance of Their Own"
From Broadway classics to K-pop jukebox musical
By Kwon Mee-yoo
The summer is usually considered a slow season for musicals but a wide variety of hot shows are here this season. From Broadway classics to jukebox musicals featuring K-pop, offering spectacles to tempt people to spend their vacations in theaters.
Classics with modern touch
Broadway classics "Guys and Dolls" will raise its curtain at LG Arts Center in southern Seoul on Aug. 2,...More
Gang Dong-won to enter military today 2010/11/18, Source, Gang Dong-won [Asia Economic Daily]
Korean actor Gang Dong-won will enter the military today, according to multiple sources in the entertainment business.
The sources told Asia Economic Daily's Sports Today on Thursday that Kang, 29, will enter the Nonsan training camp in the South Chungcheong Province around 1 p.m,...More
Gang Dong-won says "wants the power to teleport" 2010/10/18, Source,
Actor Go Soo speaks to reporters during a press conference for film "Haunters" held at a Megabox theater in Dongadaemun of Seoul, South Korea on October 18, 2010. [Park Sung-ki/Asia Economic Daily]
Korean actor Gang Dong-won has said that he would want the ability to teleport to outer space although in the past, he wanted to have the power to control people's minds as his character does in his upcoming film "Haunters",...More
Jo Han-sun will "miss baby daughter a lot" in military 2010/09/09, Source,
Korean actor Jo Han-sun speaks to reporters at the Nonsan training camp in the South Chungcheong Province of South Korea on September 9, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily]
Korean actor Jo Han-sun, who entered the Korean military today as part of fulfilling the country's mandatory two-year services, has said he will greatly miss his baby daughter.
"I couldn't bring a picture of my daughter because we aren't allowed to bring in any personal possessions into the camp", he said during an interview with reporters ahead of entering the Nonsan training earlier today,...More
[10LINE] Actor Gang Dong-won 2010/04/09, Source,
Clockwise from top center: actor Jo Han-seon, actor Won Bin, director Lee Myeong-se, director Choi Dong-hoon and actor Song Kang-ho [10Asia]
Gang Dong-won "Just talking about you is cool and you're handsome and all I can say is that I love you a lot. That's the truth". -from the movie "M". Being handsome is important but you need something more than just the looks. Just like actor Gang Dong-won. Ha Jung-hwa He was Gang Dong-won's physical education teacher from middle school. Kang wrote a letter thanking Ha in the magazine "Good Friend". When he was younger he was smart and athletic and he reached the height of 180cm after growing 25 cm during his middle school years,...More
Gang Dong-won, Song Hye-kyo start filming "Love for Sale" 2010/01/20, Source,
Korean actress Song Hye-kyo [Lee Won-woo/10Asia]
Top Korean actors Gang Dong-won and Song Hye-kyo have started shooting their feature segment for the Asian omnibus pic "Camellia", according to the film's producer BAL CON on Wednesday.
The two actors started filming "Love For Sale" on Friday, playing former lovers who forget their memories about each which later leads them to a fatal destiny.
"Camellia" is an omnibus pic made up of three feature films directed by three Asian directors. Each episode will be set in the past, present and future of the city of Busan, Korea.,...More
Song Hye-kyo, Gang Dong-won to star in Asian omnibus pic 2010/01/12, Source,
Actress Song Hye-kyo (right) and actor Gang Dong-won, who have been cast to star in Korean director Jang Joon-hwan's "Love for Sale". [BAL CON]
Several of South Korea's top actors including actress Song Hye-kyo and actor Gang Dong-won have been cast in a multinational omnibus film by directors from Korea, Japan and Thailand, according to the film's production company on Tuesday.
BAL CON announced in a statement that the film, tentatively titled "Busan Project", will be composed of three episodes each set in the past, present and future of the city of Busan in Korea.
Based in Korea during the 1970s, the first segment, titled "Iron Pussy", will be directed by Thailand's Wisit Sasanatieng and star Korean actor Kim Min-joon and Thai-American actor Michael Shaowanasai. Shawananasai will play the role of a male secret agent from Thailand in disguise of a woman who later falls in love with an unidentifiable Korean man, played by Kim.,...More
KOFIC Announces Fellows for The 2007 Filmmakers Development Lab. 2007/07/02, Source, Officiating in Los Angeles at the opening of the first representative office of the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) outside Korea, Chairperson Ms. An Cheong Sook today announced the line up of Fellows and Mentors for the second KOFIC Filmmakers Development Lab aimed at emerging filmmakers of Korean and,...More
What are the best days of your life? For the high school friends in Riverbank Legends it's when they hang out at night on their territory, a bare riverbank; a hard-won place they fought over side by side. For the friends in,...More
Memories of murderous success in 2003 2003/12/18, Source, This was a very good year for Korean cinema. Perhaps actress Moon So-ri said it best at a screening of one of her films in Paris: "French cinema has a history of over 100 years, but not Korea. If France is an adult, Korea is a child. But it is a,...More
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never in my life have i been so moved.
this is one of the bests movies I ever
watched. Highly recommended and Kang
Dong Won's acting is superb! I
really like him. You guys need to watch
this one and be ready with your hankies!
I really love this movie!!!Especially the part where tae sung and hae won fought the bad guys together and also the part where da reum, tae sung, han kyung and their lil breo got oout to have their picture taken...
...I need help...Can anyone help me with the lyrics of the song that Kang dong won sang on that part?
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