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[Photo] Poster Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Graduation"

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

Poster released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Graduation"...More

S.Korean Footballers Arrive in Pyongyang for World Cup Qualifier

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

South Korean footballers warm up for a training session at Kim Il-sung Stadium in Pyongyang on Monday. /Courtesy of the Korea Football Association

South Korea's national football team stepped on North Korean soil for the first time in 29 years on Monday for a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang on Tuesday evening.

According to the Korea Football Association, the team had a one-hour training session at Kim Il-sung Stadium before moving to the Koryo Hotel, where footballers and coaching staff are staying...More

Singer IU to Release New Album Next Month

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

Singer IU will release a new album next month.

"The album is set for release on Nov. 1", her management agency said in a press release on Monday...More

K-pop Star Sulli Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

 

Actress and former K-pop star Sulli (25) was found dead in her home on Monday in an apparent suicide.

Police said her manager reported discovering her body at her home at around 3:21 p.m. claiming that the star committed suicide due to acute depression...More

Today's Photo: October 15, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

Gong Yoo (left) and Jung Yu-mi pose at a preview for their new film "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: October 15, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

Visitors enjoy a trolley ride around a flower field in Jangseong, South Jeolla Province on Monday...More

Today's Photo: October 15, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/15 | Permalink

Replicas of fighter jets sit on display at the annual Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province on Monday...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Live That Way"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Live That Way"...More

Kim Hwan-hee in "I'll Visit You When the Weather Is Nice"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Kim Hwan-hee is starring in "I'll Visit You When the Weather Is Nice" with Park Min-young and Seo Kang-joon.

JTBC drama "I'll Visit You When the Weather Is Nice" is a healing romance drama about Hae-won (Park Min-young), who is exhausted by Seoul life, going to the quiet life in Bukhyun-ri where she meets Eun-seob (Seo Kang-joon), who runs an independent book store...More

Kim Jae-wook Stars in "Jung So-min's Young Street"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Kim Jae-wook is starring in "Jung So-min's Young Street".

He's going to be a guest in one of the corners of the SBS Power FM (107.7MHz) "Jung So-min's Young Street". Kim Jae-wook and Jung So-min once co-starred in the drama "Bad Man", which is Jung So-min's debuting drama. The two have remained friends since then and Kim Jae-wook is appearing on the radio show out of loyalty to her just in time for listening rate survey period...More

Joo Sang-wook, Kim Bo-ra, Han Da-gam and Lee Tae-hwan to Star in "Touch"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Actors Joo Sang-wook, Kim Bo-ra, Han Da-gam and Lee Tae-hwan are starring in the new Channel A drama "Touch" (writer Ahn Ho-kyeong, PD Min Yeon-hong).

This Friday / Saturday drama is due for release in January next year and it's a romantic beauty comedy about a make-up artist who goes bankrupt and an idol who fails to make her big debut finding new dreams...More

PD Lee Myeong-woo Quits SBS and Confirms "Backstreet Rookie"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Producer Lee Myeong-woo quit SBS and his first piece of work since then is going to be "Backstreet Rookie".

Based on an original webtoon, "Backstreet Rookie" is a romantic comedy between a four-dimensional 'pure evil' part time worker and a handsome store manager set against the backdrop of a conveniece store...More

Jung Hae-in, Chae Soo-bin, Kim Sung-gyu, Lee Ha-na Cast in TvN's "Half of a Half"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

TvN drama "Half of a Half" stars Jung Hae-in, Chae Soo-bin, Kim Sung-gyu and Lee Ha-na.

"Half of a Half" is a romantic drama about the relationship between an AI programmer and a recording engineer. Jung Hae-in tackles the role of Moon Ha-won, an AI programmer and genius planner. The drama begins with the success of a research which he devoted himself to, creating artificial intelligence that patterned his own behavior, psychology, memories and experiences...More

SM Entertainment, "Sulli's Funeral to Be Held in Private"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Content warning: The following text handles topics of depression and suicide.

SM Entertainment announced that the funeral for singer and actress Sulli will be held in private, according to the family's wishes.

SM Entertainment released a statement on the 14th saying, "The family in grief wish for the funeral to be held quietly and away from media"....More

Sulli Passes Away at Age 25, the Entertainment World Mourns

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Content warning: The following text handles topics of depression and suicide.

Former member of group f(x) and actress Sulli has passed away. She was 25 this year.

SM Entertainment made the official statement on the 14th, "Sulli has left us. We can't believe what's going on and we are struck with grief. We express our condolences". The funeral will be held in private according to the family's wishes...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Seo-joon Appears on Variety TV Show

2019/10/14 | Permalink

Park Seo-joon recently appeared on the most recent episode of 'Three Meals a Day'. The variety show follows Yum Jung-ah, Yoon Se-ah, and Park So-dam as they make their own food in a mountain setting. Park Seo-joon was their fourth guest on the program...More

[HanCinema's News] Pyo Ye-jin Returns With "VIP"

2019/10/14 | Permalink

Pyo Ye-jin is making a comeback. The actress who first came to prominence in a supporting role in the popular drama "What's Wrong With Secretary Kim" will soon be appearing in the highly anticipated drama "VIP" on October 28th starring Jang Nara and Lee Sang-yoon...More

[HanCinema's News] "Melting Me Softly" Character Correlation Chart

2019/10/14 | Permalink

As interest rises in "Melting Me Softly" so too has focus been put on the drama's character correlation chart. The drama's relationships are actually fairly simple to keep track of, as the story deals with relationships between a fairly limited set of cast members...More

[HanCinema's News] "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation" Competes with "The Lies Within"

2019/10/14 | Permalink

On the weekends "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation" and "The Lies Within" have attracted attention for being dramas with a similar concept of being cable dramas with an action driven premise airing on the same night. The generally niche genre of such shows has finally proven lucrative enough for OCN that another network, TV Chosun, has tried to get in on the action...More

[HanCinema's News] Busan International Film Festival Comes to An End

2019/10/14 | Permalink

At this year's Busan International Film Festival 299 films appeared from 88 countries. 145 of these movies were international premieres. While BIFF has improved its quality of film, admissions are down slightly from last year. 2018 had 195,081 admissions while 2019 had 189,916 admissions...More

[Photos + Cast Update] New Stills Added and Cast Updated for the Korean Movie "Man of Men"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added and cast updated for the Korean movie "Man of Men"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Sub-zero Wind"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Sub-zero Wind"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photo + Video] New Poster and Music Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Cross of North Gando"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New poster and music video added for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Cross of North Gando"...More

[Video] Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "VIP"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "VIP"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"...More

[Video + Photos] First Teaser and Script Reading Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Down the Flower Path"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

First teaser and script reading stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Down the Flower Path"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Golden Garden"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Golden Garden"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Video] New Behind-the-scenes Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes video released for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Rivercide: The Secret Six"

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Rivercide: The Secret Six"...More

SuperM Enter U.S. Charts at No. 1 with Debut Album

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

SuperM

Boy band SuperM on Sunday came in at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 Albums Chart with their debut album...More

Stars Gather for Lee Sang-hwa's Wedding

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Former speed skater Lee Sang-hwa and singer-turned-personality KangNam tied the knot on Saturday at a hotel in Seoul...More

BTS Rock Saudi Fans with Stadium Concert in Riyadh

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Boy band Bangtan Boys perform at a concert in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday. /Courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment

K-pop group BTS successfully staged a concert in Saudi Arabia, their first-ever solo gig in the Middle East.

The concert, which was part of the group's "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself" world tour, was held at King Fahd International Stadium in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh on Friday. It was the first stadium concert in the country by a non-Arab artist...More

Today's Photo: October 14, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

KangNam (left) and Lee Sang-hwa pose before their wedding in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: October 14, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

Boy band Super Junior pose at a press junket for their concert in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: October 14, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/14 | Permalink

A woman takes a selfie in a silver grass field in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Sunday...More

[Ratings] "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" Decreases to 24%

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

"Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" came in first this weekend.

The KBS 2TV drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" rated 20.3% - 24.0%. This is 1.8% more than the previous episodes, but 1.7% less than last week's...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2019.10.11 ~ 2019.10.13

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Joker"...More

[Videos] Music Video and ASMR Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Vertigo"

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Music video and ASMR video released for the upcoming Korean movie "Vertigo"...More

[Photos + Cast Update] New Stills Added and Cast Updated for the Korean Movie "Rainbow Playground"

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

New stills added and cast updated for the Korean movie "Rainbow Playground"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2019/10/13

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2019/10/13: "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"...More

YouTubers Caught Dodging Billions in Taxes

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Seven well-known YouTubers have been nabbed for evading around W4 billion in taxes (US$1=W1,197).

A National Tax Service probe has found that the seven evaded W4.5 billion in income tax. The NTS nabbed one YouTuber last year for tax dodging and six this year, fining them a total W1 billion...More

Tens of Thousands of Elderly People Turn in Driver's Licenses

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Some 43,000 senior citizens voluntarily turned in their driver's license from January to September this year, encouraged by the promise of a free transport pass.

According to the Road Traffic Authority on Thursday, a total of 43,449 senior citizens voluntarily turned in their driver's license in the first nine months, up a whopping 503.5 percent on-year...More

Korea Rises to 13th in Global Competitiveness

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Korea's overall competitiveness ranking rose two notches to 13th among 141 countries in a World Economic Forum report released Wednesday. It has improved from No. 17 in 2017 and No. 15 last year...More

Convict Seeks Retrial After Serial Killer's Confession

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Lee Chun-jae (center) in a photo from his high-school yearbook

A man who served 20 years in jail for a murder recently confessed to by Hwaseong serial killer Lee Chun-jae is seeking a retrial to clear his name.

The 52-year-old identified as Yoon was convicted of what prosecutors at the time claimed was a copycat killing of the serial murders that shook the town in the 1980s...More

More People Abuse Appetite Suppressants for Weight Loss

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Abuse of appetite suppressants is becoming widespread as an alarming number of people, especially young women, tend to admire an extremely slim body and can easily purchase similar over-the-counter drugs online...More

Younger Koreans Embrace Shorter Working Hours

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

More and more young workers have embraced the shorter working week and broken with the salaryman's entrenched habit of staying in the office until the boss finally leaves. The younger the workers, the fewer hours they work, though old habits seems to die hard among older office drudges...More

Most Koreans Proud of Hangeul

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

/Yonhap

Koreans consider their own alphabet, Hangeul, beautiful and are proud of its ingenious combination of vowels and consonants, even though no other country uses it and it creates a welter of problems in a globalized world...More

Poorer Families Need 21 Years to Save up for Own Home

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Low-income households would take on average 21.1 years to purchase their own home, according to a study.

The length of time has increased by a whopping 4.7 years since President Moon Jae-in took office on a ticket of fairer income distribution...More

Seoul City to Become Free Wi-Fi Zone by 2022

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Anybody will be able to use free Wi-Fi services anywhere in Seoul from 2022.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on Monday said it will spend W102.7 billion over the next three years to build a citywide free Wi-Fi network...More

Income Disparity Worsens Among Salaried Workers

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

The salaries of around 18,000 workers who constitute the top 0.1 percent of the income bracket equals the earnings of 3.24 million workers in the lowest bracket.

According to National Tax Service data on Sunday, the 18,005 salaried workers in the top 0.1 percent earned W809 million each on average in 2017, or W67.4 million a month (US$1=W1,197)...More

Hwaseong Serial Killer's Confession Rattles Police

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

/Yonhap

Police have been rattled by Hwaseong serial killer Lee Chun-jae's confession that he committed another murder that had been ruled out as part of the grisly crime spree in the 1980s.

Lee claims he also committed a eighth of 10 murders in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province, which police had pinned on a copycat who was arrested and convicted...More

Koreans Spend Much More Money in Japan Than Vice Versa

Source | 2019/10/13 | Permalink

Streets are deserted on Aug. 13 in Japan's famous hot spring town of Yufuin in Kyushu, which used to be a favorite with Korean travelers. /Yonhap

Koreans spent three times more money in Japan than Japanese in Korea over the past four years.

According to the Korea Tourism Organization on Sunday, 23.77 million Korean visitors to Japan spent a total of W18.82 trillion there from 2015 to 2018 (US$1=W1,197). By contrast, some 9.4 million Japanese visitors spent W6.45 trillion here during the same period...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Crazy Romance"

2019/10/12 | Permalink

The original Korean title of "Crazy Romance" actually literally translates as the most ordinary romance. The statement is one of dark irony, because "Crazy Romance" is an equally accurate title. Soon-yeong (played by Gong Hyo-jin) is a woman who has chosen a life of romantic cynicism. Jae-hoon (played by Kim Rae-won) has had romantic cynicism thrust upon him. Together, they get very drunk, not because they are looking for a romantic partner, but as a humorous coping mechanism for their real world problems...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Free My Soul, Free My Song"

2019/10/12 | Permalink

People in the media in general tend to be loud and outspoken, but we all know that introverted people do indeed exist. "Free My Soul, Free My Song" is an interesting documentary because it's about a very introverted, very shy young woman who would normally never be the topic of a feature length. On the face of it there's nothing all that remarkable about Ji-hee's quest to become a world class acoustic guitar player- save for the fact that she is mentally challenged...More

[Hancinema Film Review] "The Gingko Bed" + Full Movie

2019/10/12 | Permalink

Considered one of the first Korean films to implement special effects in a way that added to its value, "The Gingko Bed" is also story of eternal love that suffers, however, from a rather faulty narrative...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[New Drama] "HERE"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "HERE" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Extramarital Investigation"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Extramarital Investigation" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Move to Heaven"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Move to Heaven" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Web-drama] "Kiss Scene in Yeonnam-dong"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean Web-drama "Kiss Scene in Yeonnam-dong" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Web-drama] "22 Flower Road"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean Web-drama "22 Flower Road" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Drama Special - Clean and Polish"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Clean and Polish" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Seongamdo"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Seongamdo" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Sparrow"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Sparrow" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Gangnam Daughter-in-law"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Gangnam Daughter-in-law" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "The Present"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "The Present" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Young Sister-In-Law 5"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Young Sister-In-Law 5" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Graduation"

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "Graduation" added to HanCinema database...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2019/10/12 in Korea

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2019/10/12 in Korea: "The Lies Within"...More

Kim Sae-ron Says Age No Barrier When It Comes to Choosing Roles

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Actress Kim Sae-ron poses at a press junket for her new TV series in Seoul on Thursday.

Former child actress Kim Sae-ron will play an adult character in the new TV series "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation" on TV Chosun...More

My Punch-Drunk Boxer (2019)

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

"My Punch-Drunk Boxer"

Genres: Comedy and Drama
Running Time: 113 min.
Directed by: Jeong Hyeok-gi
Starring: Um Tae-goo, Hyeri...More

Today's Photo: October 12, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Tzuyu of girl group TWICE attends a promotional event for a fashion brand in Seoul on Friday...More

Today's Photo: October 12, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Performers stage a show at the opening of the Seoul Arirang Festival in Gwanghwamun in the capital on Friday...More

Today's Photo: October 12, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/12 | Permalink

Visitors enjoy themselves in a flower filed at Olympic Park in Seoul on Friday...More

[Orion's Ramblings] Go Soo, Lee Sung-Min and Shim Eun-kyung Cast in TvN's "Money Game"

2019/10/11 | Permalink

If you're a glutton for punishment and don't have enough economic insecurity and anxiety in your life, tvN's got you covered with "Money Game". The upcoming financial suspense series has confirmed its casting of Go Soo, Lee Sung-min and Shim Eun-kyung, clearly going for that sweet Chungmuro appeal to torment us with...More

[HanCinema's News] Shin Se-kyung Opens up About "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

2019/10/11 | Permalink

In a recent interview Shin Se-kyung has opened up about her recent role on "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung". While much was made of the drama's feminist premise, Shin Se-kyung talked about how she was drawn to the role by its exploration of a woman at a crossroads in life. Shin Se-kyung will soon be entering her thirties, after all, and much like the character she plays, wants to be remembered as something besides a cute face...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Ki-woong Opens up About "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

2019/10/11 | Permalink

Park Ki-woong has long been a veteran of the South Korean entertainment industry. Having had roles in "Bridal Mask", "Monster - 2016" and "Return", his latest appearance was in the drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung", where he played a prince. Following the end of the drama, Park Ki-woong has spoken more frankly about this role...More

[HanCinema's News] Gong Hyo-jin's Legs Come Under Fire in "Crazy Romance" Poster

2019/10/11 | Permalink

In the wake of its unexpected box office success, "Crazy Romance" has come under fire for the image presented in the main theatrical poster. Specifically, Gong Hyo-jin's legs are portrayed as being longer than those of the actual actress. Official representatices from "Crazy Romance" have insisted the image was not touched up...More

[HanCinema's News] The Origin of Gong Hyo-jin's Character Name in "When the Camellia Blooms"

2019/10/11 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" has been a huge success on South Korean television hitting ratings upward of 14%. Though many factors are responsible for this, a subtler one is the unusual name of its main character. Dong-baek, who is played by Gong Hyo-jin, literally translates as Camellia. But why is the lead character of this aggressive romance named after the flower?...More

[HanCinema's News] "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" Latest Adaptation of Best Selling Novel

2019/10/11 | Permalink

"KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" opens on October 23rd and will be the first South Korean film in some time to be based off of a best-selling novel. Surprisingly few South Korean films are based off of novels, as popular novels in the country have not always had a storytelling style that can be easily translated to screen...More

[Photos] Poster and New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "VIP"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Poster and new stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "VIP"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "I Am Home"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean movie "I Am Home"...More

[Photos] Posters and New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Nailed"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Posters and new stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Nailed"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Character Posters and Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Black Money"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and character posters and trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Black Money"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Present"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Present"...More

[Video + Photo] Teaser and New Poster Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A Little Princess"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Teaser and new poster released for the upcoming Korean movie "A Little Princess"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Graduation"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Graduation"...More

[Video] Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Young Sister-in-Law 5"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Young Sister-In-Law 5"...More

[Video] Trailer Added for the Korean Movie "Watcher Girl"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Trailer added for the Korean movie "Watcher Girl"...More

[Photo] Main Poster Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Rivercide: The Secret Six"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Main poster released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Rivercide: The Secret Six"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"...More

[Photos] Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "A Little Princess"

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "A Little Princess"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2019/10/11

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Korean drama starting today 2019/10/11: "Drama Special - Wreck Car"...More

Korean Movie Opening Today 2019/10/11 in Korea

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Korean movie opening today 2019/10/11 in Korea "Housekeeper - My Wife's Friend"...More

More Than 160 Animated Films to Be Screened at Film Fest in Bucheon

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

This year's Bucheon International Animation Festival will kick off its five-day run next week...More

Taeyeon to Release 2nd Solo Album This Month

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Taeyeon of K-pop group Girls' Generation will release her second full-length solo album later this month...More

Today's Photo: October 11, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/10/11 | Permalink

Kim Kwon, Kim Sae-ron, Lee Dong-gun, Jeon Hye-bin and Yeo Hoe-hyun pose at a press junket for their new TV series "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation" in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: October 11, 2019 [3]

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Cho Jin-woong (left) and Lee Honey attend a press junket for their new film "Black Money" in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: October 11, 2019 [2]

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Dancers perform at the closing ceremony of the National Sports Festival in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: October 11, 2019 [1]

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Visitors take a selfie in a flowering muhly grass field in Busan on Thursday...More

Korean Drama of the Week "Sketch - Drama"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Korean drama of the week "Sketch - Drama" (2018)

Directed by Jo Yong-won, Lim Tae-woo

Written by Im Young-bin, Kang Hyeon-seong

Network: jTBC

With Rain, Lee Dong-gun, Lee Sun-bin, Jung Jin-young, Kang Shin-il, Im Hwa-young,...

16 episodes - Fri, Sat 23:00
Synopsis
An action drama about people who struggle to change their fate, one of whom is an elite detective with great analyzing skills...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Present"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "The Present"...More

"Voice" Song Boo-gun Gets Married on the 9th

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Actor Song Boo-gun is married.

According to his agency, the actor had a quiet wedding in Seoul on the 9th...More

Lee Se-young Boasts Unique and Mature Appeal in LA

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Dazed Korea Twitter

Actress Lee Se-young, who has had continued success with "The Crowned Clown" and "Doctor John", went to LA for a photo shoot.

Lee Se-young conducted a full edition photo shoot with 'Dazed Korea', a fashion and culture magazine. She styled Lacoste products with style and comfort...More

Rowoon From "Extraordinary You", Over 190cm Tall and Good Looking

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Actor Rowoon from "Extraordinary You" is encouraging the viewers to watch the drama.

He posted pictures on his Instagram on the 9th and said, ""Extraordinary You" is coming up at 8:55PM on MBC. Please support the drama"....More

Jung Dong-hwan Talks About "Hotel Del Luna", "I'd Do Anything That Involves IU"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Actor Jung Dong-hwan explained why he starred in "Hotel Del Luna".

The latest episode of the KBS 2TV show "Happy Together" featured guests Jung Dong-hwan, Nam Kyung-eup, Bae Hae-sun, Kang Mina and P.O...More

Na Hye-mi Cast in "Drama Special - Clean and Polish"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Actress Na Hye-mi has been cast for the KBS "Drama Special - Clean and Polish".

"Drama Special - Clean and Polish" is about the owner of a business cleaning up crime scenes and their employee finding the truth about a case that was almost washed away...More

Webdrama "Kiss Scene in Yeonnam-dong" to Start in November

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Lifetime Channel has confirmed the making of the webdrama "Kiss Scene in Yeonnam-dong".

Lifetime Channel is coming up with a new romantic comedy that youths in reality will relate to...More

Choi Jin-hyuk Confirms Role in OCN's "Rugal"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Actor Choi Jin-hyuk is starring in the new OCN drama "Rugal".

He is taking on the role of Kang Ki-beom, a shadow specialist policeman...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" Keeps Climbing up

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" keeps climbing up.

The latest episodes of the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 11.0% - 14.5% on the 10th. The viewing percentage increased by 1.4% compared to the previous episodes...More

[HanCinema's News] "Crazy Romance" Hits 1.5 Million Viewers

2019/10/10 | Permalink

On October 9th "Crazy Romance" passed 1.5 million viewers at the domestic South Korean box office. The film is in an excellent position to challenge the current record set by "Architecture 101" of over 4 million viewers for a romantic genre film, as competition has remained weak over the one-off Hangeul Day holiday on October 9th...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Yo-won Acknowledges Coffee Car

2019/10/10 | Permalink

Fresh off of a focus on her long-time married life, Lee Yo-won has posted a thankful acknowledgment to Instagram for a coffee car sent to her by fans...More

[HanCinema's News] CGV Starts Film Festival in Indonesia

2019/10/10 | Permalink

From October 10th to October 13th CJ is holding its tenth annual Korea Indonesia Film Festival. The film festival will take place in five different regions and Kang So-ra will be on hand throughout to promote the film festival personally...More

[HanCinema's News] Kangnam and his Bride to Honeymoon in the Maldives

2019/10/10 | Permalink

Following reports that KangNam is to marry his girlfriend, speed skater Lee Sang-hwa, the couple appears set to honeymoon in the Maldives. The vacation will take place after the couple is married on October 12th at an unnamed hotel in Seoul...More

[HanCinema's News] Speculation Brews About Whether Stephanie Has a Boyfriend

2019/10/10 | Permalink

Stephanie's Instagram

Stephanie has speaking about the kind of men she dislikes has been gaining attention. Specifically, Stephanie said that she doesn't like men who make jokes too easily. Stephanie described between six or seven men as having approached her romantically in such a way...More

[Press Release] Netflix to Produce Heart-warming Series "Move to Heaven", Depicting Life and Emotions of Trauma Cleaner

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Netflix Inc., the world's leading Internet entertainment service, announced that it will produce a new Korean original series "Move to Heaven"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Moonlit Winter"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Kim Sohye and Sung Yoo-bin

New behind-the-scenes stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Moonlit Winter"...More

[Video] New Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Upcoming DVD Release] Korean Documentary "Grown Up"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Korean documentary "Grown Up" is available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video] Character Trailer Released for the Korean Movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Character trailer released for the Korean movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"...More

[Video + Photos + Cast Update] Music Video, New Stills Added and Cast Updated for the Korean Movie "Between the Seasons"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Music video, new stills added and cast updated for the Korean movie "Between the Seasons"...More

[Videos] New Videos Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New videos released for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"...More

[Video + Photos] Highlight Video and Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Highlight video and press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Psychopath Diary"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Psychopath Diary"...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean-American Documentary "Jeronimo"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean-American documentary "Jeronimo"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Fault Is Not Yours"

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Fault Is Not Yours"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/10/10 in Korea

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2019/10/10 in Korea: "The 12th Suspect", "The Night View of the Ocean in Yeosu" and re-released "Die Bad"...More

Lee Byung-hun, Han Ji-min to Star in New TV Series About NGO Workers

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Clockwise from top left, Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-ah, Nam Joo-hyuk, Bae Sung-woo and Han Ji-min

Lee Byung-hun and Han Ji-min are among the ensemble of top Korean actors who have been cast in a new TV series penned by noted screenwriter Noh Hee-kyeong...More

Today's Photo: October 10, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Foreigners learn to write Hangeul at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: October 10, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Leaves are coated with the first frost of the season in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: October 10, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/10 | Permalink

Visitors enjoy a chrysanthemum festival in Inje, Gangwon Province on Wednesday...More

"My Punch-Drunk Boxer" Um Tae-goo is Incredibly Cute

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

"My Punch-Drunk Boxer" is coming out on the 9th.

Actors Um Tae-goo and Hyeri from Girl's Day star in "My Punch-Drunk Boxer", a well-made drama with a little bit of romance, comedy and inspiration. The movie blends pansori (form of musical storytelling) and boxing to create a fresh comedy drama that no one has ever seen before in Korea...More

Handsome Alert - TvN's Mobilization of Attractive Men

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Kim Seon-ho turns into a subway police chief in the tvN drama "Catch the Ghost" and continues the legacy of tvN's best leading actors.

Good looking actors have been stealing the hearts of female viewers on tvN lately. On the weekend there is Ma Dong-chan (Ji Chang-wook) from "Melting Me Softly", who looks great even after 20 years of being frozen and unfrozen again. On Friday there is Moon Seok-goo (Lee Dong-hwi) from "Pegasus Mart", who has no interest in love or hobbies and only seeks success...More

Top 6 Charming Gender-Bending Characters in Dramas

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

The appearance of a man dressed as a woman in the drama "The Tale of Nokdu" is a hit. Now past woman-as-man and man-as-woman characters since 2008 are being brought back out again.

- Moon Geun-young as Shin Yoon-bok in "Painter of the Wind"

"Painter of the Wind" starring Park Shin-yang and Moon Geun-young is a fiction drama about Kim Hong-do and Shin Yoon-bok, Joseon artists. The character of Shin Yoon-bok is made-up as a man to find the truth about her father's death. Meanwhile, she shows prominence in drawing, and her teacher, Shin Han-pyeong (Ahn Suk-hwan), helps her become the best artist in Joseon...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" Sets Record With 13.1%

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" showed an increase in percentage.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 11.0% - 13.1% on the 9th. The percentage increased by 0.2%...More

[Video + Photos] Behind-the-scenes Video and New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Behind-the-scenes video and new stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"...More

[Video] Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Gangnam Daughter-in-law"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Gangnam Daughter-in-law"...More

[Videos] Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Graceful Family"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Graceful Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/10/09 in Korea

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2019/10/09 in Korea "Rainbow Playground" and "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"...More

Im Si-wan Wary of Being Typecast in 'Bromance' Roles

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Singer-turned-actor Im Si-wan is hungry for work after returning to showbiz since completing his 21-month military service in March.

"I was tremendously hungry to act while I was in the army. I want to work nonstop for at least two years", said the actor...More

Today's Photo: October 9, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

 

Kwon Sang-woo, Lee Jung-hyun and Lee Jong-hyuk pose at a preview for her new film in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: October 9, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Foreign students take part in a Korean writing contest at Yonsei University in Seoul on Tuesday, ahead of Hangeul Day...More

Today's Photo: October 9, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

People take a photo in front of a Hangeul-themed wall in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: October 9, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/09 | Permalink

Visitors take a selfie at an amusement park in ...More

Seo Kang-joon, "People Like Me Have to Work Extra Hard"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Seo Kang-joon was interviewed by Esquire.

The actor was recently in the OCN drama called "WATCHER" and he said, "I wanted to be better in my character, so I had to work extra hard. I don't have a choice. If I were born with it I wouldn't have to work so hard, but I'm not, so I have to work extra hard"....More

Kim Ho-young Shows His Affection for Moon Geun-young and Kim Seon-ho

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Kim Ho-young showed his affection for Moon Geun-young and Kim Seon-ho.

Musical actor Kim Ho-young posted pictures of Moon Geun-young and Kim Seon-ho on his Instagram on the 7th and said, "Geun-young and Seon-ho are making "Catch the Ghost" on the same set as me, and we share the same make-up room, too. I was so happy to see them when I first met them on set, and nearly cried. Geun-young, who is so grown-up and was born to be an actress: Every time I see you, I feel so proud"....More

[Interview] Im Si-wan, "I Want to Be in a Romance Next"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

"I would like to be in a romantic drama next".

Actor Im Si-wan was interviewed in a café in Seoul for his recent role in "Strangers from Hell". We asked what his next challenge was...More

Cha Tae-hyun and Lee Sun-bin Consider "Extramarital Investigation"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Cha Tae-hyun and Lee Sun-bin are considering "Extramarital Investigation".

If Cha Tae-hyun accepts, this will be his comeback drama since he put everything on hold after a controversy about golf betting in March this year. In the past, Cha Tae-hyun was accused of having played golf for money, but he was found not guilty in May...More

IU, a Poised Fall Woman

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Singer and actress IU is the goddess of fall this year.

She was featured in the covers of magazine 'Dazed Korea' for October. She pulled off the F/W collection of a luxury brand...More

Jung Il-woo, "I Was Hasty in My 20s, Will Make More Attempts in My 30s"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Actor Jung Il-woo was featured in the luxury membership magazine 'The Neighbor'. The actor last starred in the drama "Haechi", published a magazine called "Kribbit" and filmed the KBS wildlife documentary project called "Wild Map" on the 3rd of October. Not only that, he also devoted himself to a variety of activities, such as making his third pilgrimage to Santiago in his life and leaving for England for short-term language studies...More

KBS Dramas Have It All, Ratings, Buzz and Quality

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

KBS dramas are taking over the home screen.

The Good Data Cooperation announced on the first week of October that "When the Camellia Blooms" and "The Tale of Nokdu" have reached 1st and 3rd place in terms of popular TV dramas...More

Chae Jong-hyeop Debuts With SBS's "Stove League"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Actor Chae Jong-hyeop has been cast for the SBS drama "Stove League". This will be his first ground-wave drama.

"Stove League" is a heartwarming winter story about a new captain of the lousiest baseball team. Chae Jong-hyeop plays Yoo Min-ho, a pitcher who is freshly picked in a rookie draft for prospects...More

Krystal to Star in Commercial Movie "Sweet and Sour" With Jang Ki-yong

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

F(x) member and actress Krystal (Jung Soo-jung) is debuting with a commercial movie.

SM Entertainment told News N on the 8th that Krystal is starring in "Sweet and Sour"...More

[Ratings] "The Tale of Nokdu" Drops to 6.7%

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

"The Tale of Nokdu" decreased in viewing percentage.

KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu" rated 5.8% - 6.7% on the 8th, which is 0.4% less than previous episodes...More

[HanCinema's News] "Crazy Romance" Rights Sold to Twenty Two Countries

2019/10/08 | Permalink

"Crazy Romance" entered the South Korean box office with modest expectations, as was to be expected with a romantic comedy from a first time director opening against a major Hollywood superhero film. But after the movie's surprise million admissions weekend sales, international rights quickly became a hot commodity...More

[HanCinema's News] CGV to Screen Classic South Korean Films Through October 27th.

2019/10/08 | Permalink

In recognition of the one hundreth anniversary of South Korea's film industry, CGV will be running screenings from October 14th to October 27th of various classic South Korean films. However, the films in question will skew toward more recent releases, namely major box office performers of recent years, and some of the more well-known titles from the Hallyu Wave period of the late nineties and early two thousands...More

[HanCinema's News] Jang Geun-suk's Fan Club Donated Twenty Five Thousand Dollars to Charity

2019/10/08 | Permalink

Back in August, actor Jang Geun-seuk had his thirty-second birthday. Jang Geun-suk's fan club, Cri J, began a donation drive at that time, and on October 7th finished the drive and made a donation of $25,000 in Jang Geun-suk's name to charity...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Yo-won Has a Love Story and a Beautiful House

2019/10/08 | Permalink

With her recent reappearance in "The Running Mates: Human Rights" more attention has been focused on Lee Yo-won's personal life. The actress has been married since 2003 and the entertainment news program 'Section TV' recently ran a segment on Lee Yo-won and her husband...More

[HanCinema's News] Jung Hae-in Has Been Keeping Busy

2019/10/08 | Permalink

Actor Jung Hae-in has been back in the spotlight lately, as he walked the red carpet at the Busan International Film Festival on October 3rd. He came to the festival because it was screening his recent film "Tune in for Love", where Jung Hae-in co-starred with Kim Go-eun as a couple who keeps getting separated by time and tide...More

[Just out on DVD] Korean Movie "Miss and Mrs. Cops"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Korean movies "Miss and Mrs. Cops" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Sub-zero Wind"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Sub-zero Wind"...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Fault Is Not Yours"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Fault Is Not Yours"...More

[Photos + Cast Update] New Stills Added and Cast Updated for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Justice Judgment"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added and cast updated for the upcoming Korean movie "Justice Judgment"...More

[Videos + Photos] Trailers and Posters Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The First Shot"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Trailers and posters released for the upcoming Korean movie "The First Shot"...More

[Videos] New Trailers Released for the Korean Documentary "Free My Soul, Free My Song"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New trailers released for the Korean documentary "Free My Soul, Free My Song"...More

[Video + Photo] New Clip and Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New clip and poster added for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"...More

[Video] New Clip Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Remarriage Skills"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New clip released for the upcoming Korean movie "Remarriage Skills"...More

"When the Camellia Blooms" is Korea's most buzzworthy TV series

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" tops the list of the most buzzworthy TV series in Korea!

According to data analyst Good Data Corporation's weekly monitoring report, "When the Camellia Blooms" is the most talked about TV series in news articles, social media, blogs, forums and videos. A total of 25 currently airing and upcoming TV series from September 30 to October 6 were included in this analysis...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Secret Boutique"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Secret Boutique"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Golden Garden"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Golden Garden"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Psychopath Diary"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Psychopath Diary"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[Photo] New Lee Jong-hyuk Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

New Lee Jong-hyuk still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

'Joker' Rules Korean Box Office on Opening Weekend

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Batman spin-off "Joker", a gritty origin story of the supervillain, dominated the box office in Korea on its opening weekend.

According to the Korean Film Council, the DC Comics film starring Joaquin Phoenix as the failed comedian-turned-sociopath opened at No. 1 on Oct. 2, drawing nearly 2.2 million viewers in the first five days of its release...More

Pre-Wedding Photos Revealed Ahead of Lee Sang-hwa's Big Day

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Pre-wedding photos for former speed skater Lee Sang-hwa and her fiancé KangNam were unveiled on Monday ahead of their big day this Saturday...More

Today's Photo: October 8, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Actress Kim Go-eun poses at Incheon International Airport on Monday on her way to Paris for a photo shoot...More

Today's Photo: October 8, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Foreigners take part in a Korean speech contest at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul on Monday, ahead of Hangeul Day...More

Today's Photo: October 8, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/08 | Permalink

Visitors look at an installation set up to raise public awareness of maritime environment at Haeundae Beach in Busan on Monday...More

Lee Jae-wook's Successful Big Screen Debut in "The Battle of Jangsari"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Actor Lee Jae-wook has made a successful debut in the movie "The Battle of Jangsari".

"The Battle of Jangsari" came out on the 25th of September. The story is about 772 student soldiers with an average age of 17 years who were sent to the long-range landing operation of the Incheon Landing Operation. Lee Jae-wook made his first screen appearance as Lee Gae-tae, the son of a hunter and the most capable at shooting among the student soldiers...More

Naver Series, Watch Web-Novels With Kim Yun-seok, Byun Yo-han and Others

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Naver Series revealed on the 7th that there will be a brand campaign for the next month.

This campaign features Kim Yun-seok, Soo Ae, Lee Je-hoon and Byun Yo-han in each series. Through this, TV commercials show that web stories are highly immersive and easy content when they are made into movies...More

Kwon Sang-woo Mentions the Boomerang Scene in "Stairway to Heaven"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Kwon Sang-woo mentioned the drama "Stairway to Heaven.

He appeared on the SBS Power FM show "Kim Young-chul's Power FM" on the 7th to talk about the movie "Love, Again"...More

Noh Hee-kyeong's "HERE" Adds Lee Byung-hun, Completes Line-Up

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

The main line-up for writer Noh Hee-kyeong's "HERE" is complete.

Nothing is known about "HERE" except for the fact that it's about NGOs, non-profit organizations. However, it's by writer Noh Hee-kyeong, one of the greatest drama writers in Korea who also has a tendency to carry out social messages in her works...More

Han So-hee So Star in "The Married Life"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Actress Han So-hee is starring in the jTBC drama "The Married Life".

"The Married Life" is directed by Mo Wan-il and is about a married couple who turn to revenge when one is betrayed by the other. In the midst of hatred and affection, the couple's fierce revenge will be drawn to the point of squeezing each other's throats. Kim Hee-as and Park Hae-joon have confirmed their casting in the drama...More

"Strangers From Hell" Comparison With the Webtoon

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

OCN Original's drama "Strangers from Hell" is in the spotlight.

"Strangers from Hell" was noticed for its great story and creepy vibe since its first broadcast on the 31st of August. Those who have seen the original webtoon have compared the drama to it, and came out with various interpretations...More

Kim Sun-ah's 23 Year Anniversary, "I Want to Do Another Character Like Sam-soon"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Actress Kim Sun-ah conducted a pictorial with luxury membership magazine 'The Neighbor'. The October issue of the magazine met with Kim Sun-ah, who is acting out the character of Jenny Jang in the drama "Secret Boutique". Her short hair and strong makeup successfully transformed her into a luxurious and sophisticated character. Her perfect silhouette surprised everyone without needing any correction in this pictorial...More

[Ratings] "The Tale of Nokdu" Tops Charts With 7.1%

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

"The Tale of Nokdu" recorded viewer ratings in the class of 7%.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu" rated 5.4% and 7.1%. This is a decrease from the previous episodes, but the highest rating for a drama out of all Monday / Tuesday series...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Baseball Girl"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Baseball Girl"...More

[HanCinema's News] "Crazy Romance" Stars Visit Seoul Theaters Over the Weekend

2019/10/07 | Permalink

The stars of "Crazy Romance" made a point of doing special theater visits over the weekend to meet with fans. Though "Crazy Romance" failed to top the box office, it nonetheless managed to hit over a million viewers in five days, as the movie received plaudits for its blunt and decidedly unromantic portrayal of a romantic relationship...More

[HanCinema's News] Song Hye-kyo Makes First Social Media Post in Four Months

2019/10/07 | Permalink

Song Hye-kyo recently made her first Instagram post since June. Though the post just consists of a fashion pictorial, it is noteworthy for being the first post Song Hye-kyo has made to the social media platform since the high profile announcement of her divorce from actor Song Joong-ki, who she met while filming "Descendants of the Sun" back in 2015...More

[HanCinema's News] Ji Chang-wook Appears on Variety Show 'Laborhood on Hire'

2019/10/07 | Permalink

"Melting Me Softly" co-stars Ji Chang-wook and and Im Won-hee recently made an appearance on the variety show 'Laborhood on Hire'. The show stars comedian Yoo Jae-suk in the leading role as he takes celebrity guests to understaffed jobs and they all work together for the day getting the job done. In the latest edition the three actors worked at a sea salt farm...More

[HanCinema's News] "Melting Me Softly" Captures Attention for Nineties Hairstyles

2019/10/07 | Permalink

Fans of the ongoing tvN drama "Melting Me Softly" have taken note of the drama's surprisingly earnest attention to period fashion. The main characters of "Melting Me Softly" were frozen for twenty years, and portions of the drama taking place in the past day have shown strong fidelity to the fashion of 1999...More

[HanCinema's News] Goo Ha-ra Reappears at Japanese Fashion Show

2019/10/07 | Permalink

Goo Ha-ra has been scarce in the South Korean market since earlier this year, following a series of unfortunate events stemming from an ex-boyfriend's attempts to blackmail her. Having departed for Japan, Goo Ha-ra has started working again and even signed contracts in the Japanese market. Now, she is posting content to Instagram detailing her appearances...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[Photo] Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Animated Movie "The Haunted House: Sky Goblin, The Great Jormungandr"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Poster added for the upcoming Korean animated movie "The Haunted House: Sky Goblin, The Great Jormungandr"...More

[Video + Photos] Main Trailer, New Poster and Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Omnibus Movie "Today, Together"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

 

Main trailer, new poster and stills added for the upcoming Korean omnibus movie "Today, Together"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Teaser Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "VIP"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills and teaser added for the upcoming Korean drama "VIP"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Wreck Car"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Strangers From Hell"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Strangers from Hell"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] Script Reading Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Defective People"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Script reading stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Defective People"...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"...More

[Photo] New poster released for the upcoming Korean movie "A Little Princess"

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

New poster released for the upcoming Korean movie "A Little Princess"...More

Actress Claudia Kim to Wed Businessman in December

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Claudia Kim (left) and Matthew Shampine

Actress Claudia Kim will get married this winter.

Kim's agency said Friday that she will tie the knot on Dec. 14 with a businessman she has been dating...More

Today's Photo: October 7, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Actress Chun Woo-hee attends a screening of her new film "Vertigo" at the Busan International Film Festival in the southern port city on Saturday...More

Today's Photo: October 7, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Fireworks light up the sky at the annual festival in Seoul on Saturday...More

Today's Photo: October 7, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Visitors take a picture in a grass field in Chilgok, North Gyeongsang Province on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: October 7, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/07 | Permalink

Visitors have fun at a street festival in Seoul on Sunday...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2019.10.04 ~ 2019.10.06

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Joker"...More

[Ratings] "Strangers From Hell" Ends With a Record Breaking 3.9%

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

"Strangers from Hell" ended with its highest ratings.

The 10th episode of OCN drama "Strangers from Hell", which aired on the 6th, rated 3.9% (Nielsen Korea, nationwide paid subscription standards). This is a 1.5% increase from the previous episode (2.4%)...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

Record Number of Youngsters Attempted Suicide Last Year

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

Some 709 schoolkids attempted suicide last year, the biggest number since the Ministry of Education started tallying the statistics in 2011.

Some 144 youngsters did kill themselves...More

Cruise Passengers to Busan Soar

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

The number of cruise passengers visiting Busan increased significantly in the first half of this year...More

Koreans Put Wealth Threshold at W6.7 Billion

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

The number of billionaires in Korea stood at 323,000 as of the end of 2018, up 4.4 percent from a year ago, according to a survey by KB Kookmin Bank (US$1=W1,206).

The number of rich people is rising steadily from 237,000 in 2014, but the rate of growth in 2018 was the slowest in five years. Experts attribute the slowdown to the sluggish economy and declining stock markets, which limited asset growth...More

Hwaseong Serial Killer Confesses

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

A photo of Lee Chun-jae from his high school yearbook

The suspect in a series of grisly serial murders in Hwaseong south of Seoul in the 1980s has confessed to the crimes.

Lee Chun-jae (56), who serves a life sentence in Busan for murdering his sister-in-law in 1994, confessed to the serial killings during interrogation in prison that started late last month after he was recently identified from DNA samples...More

Korean-Founded U.S. Fashion Chain Goes Bust

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

American fast fashion brand Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy protection, media reports said Sunday.

The California based-retailer was founded by Korean immigrant Chang Do-won and his wife in 1984 and grew into a mall staple with hundreds of stores across the U.S...More

Korea Sees Highest Number of Deaths Last Year

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

Some 298,900 people died in Korea last year, the highest figure since 1983, when related statistics were first compiled...More

Big-Money Gifts to Minors Skyrocket

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

The value of wealth given to minors as gifts increased from W684.8 billion in 2016 to W1.28 trillion in 2017, according to data from the National Tax Service on Monday (US$1=W1,199)...More

More Older Koreans Die Unattended

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

More and more elderly Koreans die alone without family or friends to tend to their bodies, often because they are poor or are found dead on the street.

According to data from the Ministry of Health and Welfare and National Health Insurance Service last week, 2,447 older people died alone last year and had no family or friends to take care of their funeral arrangements. That was a rise of 437 from 2017, the biggest rate of increase since the government began tallying such statistics in 2012, when the number was 1,021. It has since grown 2.4 times...More

Big SUVs Getting More Eco-Friendly

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

Big SUVs are finally getting more eco-friendly.

Hyundai and affiliate Kia on Sunday said they will release hybrid electric models of two SUVs next year -- the modified Hyundai Santa Fe and the new Kia Sorrento. The two top sellers are currently only available in diesel and gasoline versions...More

Radar on Hambak Island 'for Military Use'

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

A North Korean radar based on Hambak Island, which is nominally administered by South Korea, is thought to be a military tracking system rather than a civilian one, as the Defense Ministry here claims...More

Thousands of Parents Put Blue-Chip Stocks in Kids' Names

Source | 2019/10/06 | Permalink

Some 260,000 children nominally owned W1.73 trillion worth of shares in listed companies last year (US$1=W1,199)...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Villagers"

2019/10/05 | Permalink

In the opening scene of "The Villagers" we see Gi-cheol (played by Ma Dong-seok) forced into a change of careers for breaking the rules. In one of the movie's more interesting dramatic flourishes, Gi-cheol is not played from that point forward as a renegade. To the contrary, Gi-cheol is surprisingly passive. He does get provoked into investigating a missing persons case because high school student Yoo-jin (played by Kim Sae-ron) has been aggressively putting out flyers. But even then, Gi-cheol is subdued...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Behind the Dark Night"

2019/10/05 | Permalink

Some particularly nerdy and socially awkward college students will look at superhero flicks and think that such movies represent the full range of cinematic expression. "Behind the Dark Night" is a mockumentary that takes a look at some such students and their quest that goes on for years to bring their epic vision to life. This, even as some members of the project realize that their derivative fan film is a stupid idea and just leave...More

[Hancinema Film Review] "DMZ: Reload"

2019/10/05 | Permalink

Oh In-chun seems to experience an utterly creative phase during the latest years, since he turns up movies every few months. "The DMZ" despite its no-budget nature was one of the best, and now Oh returns with a kind of a sequel, in the same style but also quite different, both regarding the story and the narrative approach, which is more intricate...More

[Videos] Teasers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Teasers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[New Drama] "Sisyphus: The Myth"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Sisyphus: The Myth" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Dream - 2020"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Dream - 2020" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Midnight"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Midnight" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Family Affair"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Family Affair" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Animated Movie] "The Haunted House: Sky Goblin, The Great Jormungandr"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean animated movie "The Haunted House: Sky Goblin, The Great Jormungandr" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "I Am Home"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "I Am Home" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] Korean Omnibus Movie "Today, Together"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Korean omnibus movie "Today, Together" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Bad Detective: Reload"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Bad Detective: Reload" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "DMZ: RELOAD"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "DMZ: RELOAD" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Jeronimo"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean-American documentary "Jeronimo" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Super Disco"

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "Super Disco" added to HanCinema database...More

Crazy Romance (2019)

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

"Crazy Romance"

Genres: Comedy and Romance
Running Time: 109 min.
Directed by: Kim Han-gyul
Starring: Kong Hyo-jin, Kim Rae-won...More

Man of Men (2019)

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

"Man of Men"

Genres: Comedy and Drama
Running Time: 116 min.
Directed by: Yong Soo
Starring: Sol Kyung-gu, Cho Jin-woong...More

Gong Hyo-jin Proves She Is Rom-Com Magnet on Both Big and Small Screens

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

It looks like Gong Hyo-jin is trying to prove that she is truly a household name in Korean romantic comedy, as she concurrently appears in a romantic comedy film and a TV series.

Her latest film "Crazy Romance", co-starring actor Kim Rae-won, hit theaters on Wednesday amid much hype, while the TV series "When the Camellia Blooms" has been receiving good responses since its start on Sept. 19...More

Today's Photo: October 5, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Actress Lee Honey poses at an awards ceremony at the Busan International Film Festival in the southern port city on Friday...More

Today's Photo: October 5, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

Visitors pose for a picture at a festival in Gokseong, South Jeolla Province on Friday...More

Today's Photo: October 5, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/05 | Permalink

A performance is staged at the opening ceremony of the annual Naitonal Sports Festival in Seoul on Friday...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Hye-yoon Marks An Image Change With "Extraordinary You"

2019/10/04 | Permalink

Kim Hye-yoon's Instagram

Kim Hye-yoon was one of many actresses to have received a visible career boost from her appearance in "SKY Castle" earlier this year. However, the actress is already working to distinguish herself from that role with her newfound prominence as the lead in the currently airing drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[HanCinema's News] Song Seon-mi Talks About "Hotel by the River"

2019/10/04 | Permalink

On October 4th the Busan International Film Festival held one of its first guest visits for the most recent release from director Hong Sang-soo, "Hotel by the River"...More

[HanCinema's News] Lead Actors and Director of "Exit - Movie" Do Open Talk at BIFF

2019/10/04 | Permalink

On October 4th writer/director Lee Sang-geun and lead actors Jo Jung-suk and Yoona participated in an Open Talk at the Busan International Film Festival for their film "Exit - Movie". The film opened in July at the South Korean box office and went on to earn 9.4 million admissions...More

[HanCinema's News] Old Oh Yeon-seo Photos Come to Light

2019/10/04 | Permalink

With the release of "Defective People" next month more interest is coming to Oh Yeon-seo. On the Mnet program TMI News, the actress made a surprise appearance in the form of being an actress who used to be a singer in the group LUV back when she was still a teenager. The group LUV only lasted long enough for one album...More

[HanCinema's News] Jun Ji-hyun's Marriage Comes into Focus With her Return

2019/10/04 | Permalink

With her special appearance in "Vagabond" and increasing presence on the advertising circuit Jun Ji-hyun appears to be hinting at a return to acting work. This has naturally increased interest in her husband, a man who is not an actor, and whose marriage is the chief reason why Jun Ji-hyun has taken a break so as to have children...More

[USA + Canada] Kwak Gyeong-taek's "The Battle of Jangsari" starring Megan Fox hits theaters October 11th

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

"The Battle of Jangsari"

FRIDAY, October 4th early release in LOS ANGELES, FRIDAY, October 11th in SELECT THEATERS...More

[USA] "The Divine Fury" is coming to Blu-ray & Digital November 19. Reserve a copy today! @WellGoUSA #DivineFury

2019/10/04 | Permalink

"UNDENIABLY CHILLING AND VISUALLY UNSETTLING" ~ Cary Darling, HOUSTON CHRONICLE
 
"SOME OF THE BEST ACTION OF THE YEAR" ~ BLOOD BROTHER REVIEWS
 
"The Divine Fury"
 
The Action-Packed Mystery Debuts on Blu-ray™ Combo, DVD and Digital November 19...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"...More

28th Buil Film Awards Winners 2019

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Winners for the 28th Buil Film Awards 2019...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Secret Boutique"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Secret Boutique"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Graceful Family"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Graceful Family"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Psychopath Diary"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Psychopath Diary"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - A Child"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - A Child"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"...More

[Photos] Celebrities on the Red Carpet for the 28th Buil Film Awards 2019

2019/10/04 | Permalink

Celebrities on the Red Carpet for the 28th Buil Film Awards 2019...More

[Just out on DVD] Korean Movie "Romang"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Korean movie "Romang" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Unalterable"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Unalterable"...More

[Video + Photos] Character Trailer, New Stills and Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Character trailer, new stills and character posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Cross of North Gando"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Cross of North Gando"...More

[Photo] New Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Vertigo"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Vertigo"...More

[Photos] New Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New character posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Night View of the Ocean in Yeosu"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "The Night View of the Ocean in Yeosu"...More

[Video + Photo] Character Trailer and New Still Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Character trailer and new still released for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Stills Added for the Korean Movie "The Battle of Jangsari"

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes stills added for the Korean movie "The Battle of Jangsari"...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2019/10/04

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Korean dramas starting today 2019/10/04: "My Country: The New Age" and "Drama Special - A Child"...More

Jung Yu-mi's New Movie Due out This Month

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Excitement is building ahead of a new movie starring Jung Yu-mi and Gong Yoo that will hit theaters here this month...More

Scaled-Down Busan Int'l Film Festival Kicks Off

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Visitors pack the opening ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival in the southern port city on Thursday. /Newsis

This year's Busan International Film Festival kicked off its 10-day run on Thursday.

The annual festival, which is marking its 24th year, is being held in the southern port city until Oct. 12...More

Today's Photo: October 4, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Yoona poses on the red carpet at the opening ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival in the port city on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: October 4, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Visitors pack the opening ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival in the port city on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: October 4, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

Former and current Korean Air flight attendants pose in their uniforms at an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the flag carrier at Incheon International Airport on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: October 4, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/04 | Permalink

A town in Gangneung, Gangwon Province is submerged in floodwaters in the aftermath of typhoon Mitag on Thursday...More

Korean Movie of the Week "Sunset in My Hometown"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Korean movie of the week "Sunset in My Hometown" (2017)

Directed by Lee Joon-ik

With Park Jung-min, Kim Go-eun, Jang Hang-sun, Jung Kyu-soo, Shin Hyun-bin, Go Joon,...

Started fliming : 2017/09/11
Wrapped up filming : 2017/11/13
Synopsis
A nameless rapper named Hak-soo (Park Jung-min) receives a call and returns to his hometown Byeonsan to meet his school friend Seon-mi (Kim Go-eun)...More

Lee Sun-kyun, a Clean Look Resembling Autumn

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Lee Sun-kyun showed his clean charm in a recent photo shoot.

He modeled for a watch brand in the fashion magazine Esquire...More

Son Ye-jin Exceeds All Beauty Limits Ahead of Comeback

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Actress Son Ye-jin released a pictorial that looks like a movie.

Fashion magazine W released a pictorial with Son Ye-jin on the 25th of last month...More

"KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" Jung Yu-mi Blends Into Character

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Based on the best-selling original which has sold over 1 million copies in cumulative sales, "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" released stills of actress Jung Yu-mi.

"KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" tells the never-before-told story of Kim Ji-young (Jung Yu-mi) who was born in 1982 and lives in 2019...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" is No.1, Gong Hyo-jin and Kang Ha-neul's Romance Brings Highest Rating of 12.9%

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

KBS 2TV's "When the Camellia Blooms" has achieved record-breaking ratings and established itself as the No.1 Wednesday-Thursday drama.

According to Nielsen Korea, the drama's episodes which aired on the 3rd rated 10.2% and 12.9% by nationwide household standards...More

[HanCinema's News] The Stars and Director of "Exit - Movie" Take to the BIFF Red Carpet

2019/10/03 | Permalink

The Busan International Film Festival kicked off on October 3rd. As was expected, actors Jo Jung-suk and Yoona of the hit film "Exit - Movie" were there, as well as writer/director Lee Sang-eun. South Korean media was on the scene to cover the event...More

[HanCinema's News] Differing Surnames Beg Questions of Ha Jung-woo and Cha Hyun-woo

2019/10/03 | Permalink

With the fraternal relationship between Ha Jung-woo and Cha Hyun-woo back in the news, the question is naturally begged - why do the two brothers have different surnames? Both are the children of veteran actor Kim Yong-gun. Old footage from a talk show in 2009 sheds some light on the situation...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Si-eon's Opening Remarks at BIFF

2019/10/03 | Permalink

At the opening ceremony for the Busan International Film Festival actor Lee Si-eon had some choice remarks for the city as a waypoint for film professionals...More

[HanCinema's News] Rowoon's Comments on "Extraordinary You"

2019/10/03 | Permalink

"Extraordinary You" has experienced a spike in interest since it first started airing, though the drama had been fairly low profile up until that point. Consequently, the comments of the male star Rowoon at the drama's October 2nd press conference have come under closer scrutiny...More

[HanCinema's News] New Yum Hye-ran Stills Released for "When the Camellia Blooms"

2019/10/03 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" has released new stills for supporting actress Yum Hye-ran. Though Yum Hye-ran is forty three years old the stills somewhat surprisingly depict her wearing a school uniform. The scene being referenced is a flashback depicting the past encounters of present day encounters...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Korean Movie "Man of Men"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the Korean movie "Man of Men"...More

[Video] Music Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Music video released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] 24th Busan International Film Festival 2019 Red Carpet

2019/10/03 | Permalink

Lee Honey and Jung Woo-sung

Celebrities on the Red Carpet for the 24th Busan International Film Festival 2019...More

[Just put on DVD Release] Korean Drama "Investigation Partners Season 2" on a Director's Edition

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Korean drama "Investigation Partners Season 2" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Press Release] Netflix to Bring Korean Retro Romance Film "Tune in for Love"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Netflix Inc., the world's leading Internet entertainment service, announced that a melodrama film "Tune in for Love" will launch globally on November 5, 2019.

"Tune in for Love" is a young couple's love story, in which fate keeps pulling them together and pushing them apart again as they try to figure out life on their own, and with each other...More

[Videos + Photos] New Teasers and Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

New teasers and stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] First Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Psychopath Diary"

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

First stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Psychopath Diary"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/10/03 in Korea

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2019/10/03 in Korea: "Between the Seasons" and "Free My Soul, Free My Song"...More

Seolhyun's Upcoming Series to Reach Global Audience Via Netflix

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Seolhyun of girl group AOA will appear in JTBC's upcoming series "My Country: The New Age", which is set for worldwide release in October...More

Today's Photo: October 3, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Seolhyun poses at a press junket for her new TV series "My Country: The New Age" in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: October 3, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/03 | Permalink

Pedestrians walk through a flooded street in Mokpo, South Jeolla Province on Wednesday...More

Idol Actors Fill the Big Screen in 2019

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

The 2019 theaters had exceptionally many films with idols who jumped over to acting in the lead.

They were above expectations and some even showed their true value as the blue-chip performers of Chungmuro. However, not all of them were successful...More

Who Is Park Hae-soo?

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Actor Park Hae-soo is the talk of the town.

Born in 1981, Park Hae-soo debuted in the year 2007 with "Mister Lobby". Then he continued to appear in "An Angel Called Desire", "Annapurna" and other musical stages...More

"Graceful Family" Bae Jong-ok's Fashion Styling

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

MBN drama "Graceful Family" stars Bae Jong-ok as Han Je-gook, a charismatic character. Her styling in the drama is as attractive as her performance...More

Kim Sun-ah, An Actor Who Makes You Watch a Drama

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Kim Sun-ah is one appealing actress in many ways.

Any drama that might seem typical draws viewers in when Kim Sun-ah is in the lead. From Kim Sam-soon to Jenny Jang, Kim Sun-ah has been undergoing various transformations for her characters, which result in her dramas being worth the watch...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" Breaks Own Record, Reaches 11.5%

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" has surpassed its own highest rating.

According to Nielsen Korea, the 9th and 10th episodes of the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" (writer Lim Sang-choon, PD Cha Yeong-hoon), which aired on October 2nd, rated 9.3% and 11.5% nationwide. This is an increase from the 7.7% and 10.0% of episodes 7 and 8, and another record breaking performance for the drama...More

[HanCinema's News] "Man of Men" Comedy Genre Film in South Korean Market

2019/10/02 | Permalink

Following the success of movies like "Extreme Job" and "Exit - Movie" the South Korean box office has seen a sudden shift to genre comedies. "Man of Men" is the latest film to follow up on this trend, banking on its lively characters and premise to find success at the box office...More

[HanCinema's News] "Moonlit Winter" Follows up South Korean Melodrama Trend of Memories

2019/10/02 | Permalink

Kim Hee-ae is coming back in November with the new melodrama "Moonlit Winter". The movie is looking to follow up on the themes from other recent melodramas like "Be with You" and "Tune in for Love", as its lead characters set off in search for lost memories related to her first love...More

[HanCinema's News] Jeon Gye-soo Relates Ha Jung-woo Anecdote Regarding "The Handmaiden"

2019/10/02 | Permalink

Director Jeon Gye-soo and actress Chun Woo-hee have been making the rounds in the media to promote their upcoming film "Vertigo", a romantic melodrama about a woman who's scared of heights and a man who obsessively climbs buildings. On the SBS radio program 'Cinetown' Jeon Gye-soo talked about an odd encounter he had with Park Chan-wook and Ha Jung-woo...More

[HanCinema's News] Cha Hyun-woo and Hwang Bo-ra Maintain a Low Profile

2019/10/02 | Permalink

Hwang Bo-ra has been attracting attention lately for her low-key, but important role in the currently airing drama "Vagabond". Because the drama is preproduced she is free to maintain a low profile - as was noticed when she posted a picture of herself on Instagram with a baby...More

[HanCinema's News] Moon Jung-hee Surprises Fans With Dog Obsession

2019/10/02 | Permalink

Moon Jung-hee is not particularly well-known in the South Korean entertainment industry. However, interest in the actress has spiked thanks to her distinctive appearance on "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] Posters Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "I Am Home"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Posters released for the upcoming Korean movie "I Am Home"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Family Affair"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Family Affair"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Omnibus Movie "Today, Together"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean omnibus movie "Today, Together"...More

[Video] Director's Trailer Released for the Korean Movie "Friday the 13th : The Conspiracy Begins"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Director's trailer released for the Korean movie "Friday the 13th : The Conspiracy Begins"...More

[Video] Duet Performance Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Free My Soul, Free My Song"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Duet performance video released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Free My Soul, Free My Song"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Character Posters Added for the Korean Movie "Man of Men"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills and character posters added for the Korean movie "Man of Men"...More

[Video + Photos] Highlight Video and Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Highlight video and press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Video] 5-Minute Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

5-minute highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills and press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] Script Reading Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Psychopath Diary"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Script reading stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Psychopath Diary"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Moonlit Winter"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Moonlit Winter"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Stills Added for the Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes stills added for the Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2019/10/02

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2019/10/02: "Extraordinary You"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/10/02 in Korea

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2019/10/02 in Korea: "Crazy Romance" and "Man of Men"...More

Eugene's New Film to Be Screened at Film Fest in Busan This Week

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Eugene, formerly of K-pop girl group SES, is set to return to the big screen with an indie film which will be premiered at this year's Busan International Film Festival this week...More

Actress Hwang Shin-hye's Daughter to Appear in U.S. TV Series

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Model-turned-actress Lee Jin-yi will appear in the upcoming U.S. TV series "Treadstone", a spinoff of the popular "Bourne" film franchise...More

Today's Photo: October 2, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Actress Park Min-young poses at a promotional event for a fashion brand in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: October 2, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Lee Yoo-young (left) and Lee Min-ki attend a press junket for their new TV series "The Lies Within" in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: October 2, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

Models promote chestnuts in a superstore in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: October 2, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/02 | Permalink

A staffer with the Rural Development Administration works to prevent pears from falling in preparation for typhoon Mitag in Naju, South Jeolla Province on Tuesday...More

Lee Min-ho, "I Try to Express Myself the Way I Am"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Actor Lee Min-ho shoots women down with his great looks.

French men's magazine L'Officiel Hommes YK Edition revealed pictures of Lee Min-ho with the FW season luxury total brand BERLUTI...More

"VIP" Jang Nara and Lee Sang-yoon's Couple Pictorial, "We Will Show You An Adult Growth Drama"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

"VIP" actors Lee Sang-yoon and Jang Nara were featured in a magazine photo shoot. The drama that starts on the 28th of October is about a special team that manages VIP clients that make up the top 1% of the department store. Jang Nara and Lee Sang-yoon's photo shoot was conducted under the theme 'the VIP team couple's secret'.

In the following interview, Jang Nara (Na Jeong-seon) said, "Making the drama is fun because all the staff and crew are good people. This drama is also about women in the workplace and I like that it highlights these women. It's the story of grown-ups growing up. The drama will surely be of comfort to adults"....More

"Narae", the Birth of a Comedy Action Drama

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

The new KBS entertainment drama "Narae" is building anticipation to continue the tradition of "Producers" and "Go Back Couple".

"Narae" is a satisfying action comedy drama based on taekwondo, which revolves around a former national athlete...More

[Ratings] "The Tale of Nokdu" Reaches 8.3%, Tops the Monday-Tuesday Timeslot

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Will "The Tale of Nokdu" continue its climb?

According to Nielsen Korea, the 3rd and 4th episodes of the Monday-Tuesday KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu", which aired on October 1st, rated 6.5% and 8.3% by nationwide household standards...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"...More

[Photos + Cast Update] First Reading Images Added and Cast Updated for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Hero"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

First reading images added and cast updated for the upcoming Korean movie "Hero"...More

[HanCinema's News] Jo Jung-suk and his Wife Gummy to Celebrate their First Year Wedding Anniversary

2019/10/01 | Permalink

In a year that has been dominated by acrimonious news about celebrity couples gone awry, Jo Jung-suk and his wife Gummy are soon to celebrate their first year wedding anniversary. The two had been dating for five years before getting married in a private ceremony last year on October 8th...More

[HanCinema's News] Jung Yoo-mi Cancels Contract With DHCKorea Over Comfort Woman Issue

2019/10/01 | Permalink

On October 1st Jung Yoo-mi announced through her agency, Ace Factory, that she was canceling her current contract as an advertising model for DHCKorea and returning all outstanding money she had already been paid earlier in the contract period...More

[HanCinema's News] "The Tale of Nokdu" Breaks Three Year Slump for KBS on Mondays and Tuesdays

2019/10/01 | Permalink

While the drama is far more being finished, "The Tale of Nokdu" has had a strong opening week with its first two nights of programming, having achieved ratings ranging from 6-8%. The last drama to have gotten ratings this high for KBS in the late Monday/Tuesday timeslot was "The Man In My House" back in 2016...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Shin-hye Sees Lee Hong-ki Off for his Mandatory Military Service

2019/10/01 | Permalink

On September 29th Park Shin-hye made a post on Instagram commemorating FT Island member Lee Hong-ki, who has become the first member of that group to begin his mandatory military service...More

[HanCinema's News] Sojin Cast for "Stove League"

2019/10/01 | Permalink

Sojin of the musical groups Girl's Day has been cast for the upcoming drama "Stove League", which stars Namgoong Min in the leading role...More

[Video + Photo] 1st Trailer and Poster Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Black Money"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

1st trailer and poster released for the upcoming Korean movie "Black Money"...More

[Videos] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Jeronimo"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Jeronimo"...More

[Videos] New Videos Released for the Korean Documentary "Life Is a Dream We'll Wake up and Scream"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New videos released for the Korean documentary "Life is a Dream We'll Wake up and Scream"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Bad Detective: Reload"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Bad Detective: Reload"...More

[Video] Episode 1 Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos + Video] Press Conference Photos and Highlight Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Press conference photos and highlight video added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Chief of Staff - Season 2"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Golden Garden"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Golden Garden"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] New Kwon Sang-woo Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

New Kwon Sang-woo stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Joo Suk-tae

New stills added for the Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

Today's Photo: October 1, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Jung Yu-mi (left) and Gong Yoo pose at a press junket for their new film "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: October 1, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Actress Kim So-hyun poses at a press junket for her new TV series "The Tale of Nokdu" in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: October 1, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Children draw a taegeukgi or national flag at an event in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province on Monday, ahead of National Foundation Day...More

Today's Photo: October 1, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/10/01 | Permalink

Visitors take a picture in a grass field in Yeoju, Gyeonggi Province on Monday...More

[Interview] Seo Won-tae-I

2019/09/30 | Permalink

Seo Won-tae-I is a filmmaker and visual artist.  His first feature film, "Synching Blue" (2007) was introduced in Vancouver IFF and Jeonju IFF, while a number of his films have screened at del Plata IFF, Busan IFF and more. Currently, he is also a professor of VIS at Kongju National University...More

Kim Hee-ae and Park Hae-joon to Star in "The Married Life"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Actors Kim Hee-ae and Park Hae-joon are starring in the new jTBC drama "The Married Life".

Coming up after "Itaewon Class", "The Married Life" describes how a couple's bond, which they believed to be love, falls into a vortex of revenge, as it is broken by betrayal. It's about the fierce revenge of a couple who strangle each other with all their might...More

Stars Won't Take It Anymore - From Lee Seung-gi to Suzy, Legal Action is Taken Against Keyboard Warriors

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Stars won't take it anymore. They are going to go legal with keyboard warriors and rumor spreaders.

Hook Entertainment announced on the 29th through its official SNS that it has come to the conclusion that malicious comments towards their actor, Lee Seung-gi, are no longer tolerable, and have collected and handed over information regarding people responsible for these crimes to legal authorities on the 26th...More

Cho Seung-woo and Park Shin-hye in "Sisyphus: The Myth"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Actors Cho Seung-woo and Park Shin-hye are starring in "Sisyphus: The Myth" according to jTBC sources.

"Sisyphus: The Myth" is a science fiction mystery drama produced by Jin Hyeok from "Shining Inheritance", "Prosecutor Princess", "City Hunter", "Doctor Stranger", "The Legend of the Blue Sea" and others...More

[Ratings] "The Tale of Nokdu" Starts Off With 7.1%

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

"The Tale of Nokdu" started off in first place.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu" rated 5.6% - 7.1%. This is 3.1% more than the finale episode of the previous drama, "I Wanna Hear Your Song"...More

[Video] Single Life Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Single life trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[HanCinema's News] Minho Fails to Hit Heights Reach by Yoona

2019/09/30 | Permalink

Following the massive success of "Exit - Movie" this summer, and the legitimacy it granted Yoona as an actress, there was much interest in "The Battle of Jangsari", about whether that movie would prove to be a similar success for Minho. While "The Battle of Jangsari" did win the overall box office over the weekend, it did not break a million viewers and is unlikely to set a similarly strong precedent...More

[Just put on DVD Release] Korean Drama "Lucky Romance" on a Director's Edition

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Korean drama "Lucky Romance" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Sang-yeob Discussed "The Day I Died" With Kim Hye-soo

2019/09/30 | Permalink

On the latest episode of the South Korean variety show 'My Little Old Boy' Lee Sang-yeob talked about "The Day I Died". According to Lee Sang-yeob, filming for the film has already started and he has been working on set with his co-star, Kim Hye-soo...More

[HanCinema's News] "The Battle of Jangsari" Tops Weekend Box Office

2019/09/30 | Permalink

According to figures released by the Korean Film Council "The Battle of Jangsari" won last weekend's competition at the box office. The war movie earned 689,686 admissions. This puts it significantly ahead of "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture" with 275,680 admissions...More

[HanCinema's News] Oh Ji-ho Talks About his Family and "Rainbow Playground"

2019/09/30 | Permalink

Actor Oh Ji-ho recently appeared on the morning radio program 'Park Seon-young's Cine Town' to discuss his latest movie. He describes his interest in "Rainbow Playground" as stemming from having children. Though Oh Ji-ho has said he used to be averse to public spaces with people, thanks to his children, now he seeks them out...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim So-hyun Appears at Press Event for "The Tale of Nokdu"

2019/09/30 | Permalink

On September 30th the cast and crew of "The Tale of Nokdu" appeared at a press event in Seoul to talk about the drama. South Korean media was on the scene to document the event, in particular the fetching blue outfit worn by lead actress Kim So-hyun...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Vertigo"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Vertigo"...More

[Cast Update + Photo] Cast Updated and New Still Added for the Korean Movie "Maggie"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Cast updated and new still added for the Korean movie "Maggie"...More

[Photos] Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos + Video] New Photos and Highlight Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New photos and highlight video added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - A Child"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - A Child"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "VIP"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "VIP"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Strangers From Hell"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Strangers from Hell"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Be Melodramatic"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Be Melodramatic"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photo] Main Poster Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Main poster released for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2019/09/30

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Korean dramas starting today 2019/09/30: "The Tale of Nokdu" and "Seasoning"...More

Actress Kim Tae-hee's Brother to Marry Golfer Later This Year

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Lee Wan (left) and Lee Bo-mee

Actor Lee Wan will get married to golfer Lee Bo-mee in December, Lee's management said in a press release on Friday. The two have been dating since last year...More

Another Black Pink Video Garners 600 Million Views on YouTube

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Girl group Black Pink's music video for "Kill This Love" surpassed 600 million views on YouTube on Sunday.

The feat came about 177 days after its release, breaking their own previous record held by "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du", which took 221 days to reach the milestone, according to their management agency YG Entertainment...More

Today's Photo: September 30, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Visitors pack a university fair for Japanese schools in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: September 30, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

People practice yoga at an event in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: September 30, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/30 | Permalink

Visitors take a picture in a flower field at Olympic Park in Seoul on Sunday...More

[Ratings]"Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" Breaks Through 20%

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

"Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" leaped over 20%.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" rated 20.2% and 24.1% on the 29th...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2019.09.27 ~ 2019.09.29

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "The Battle of Jangsari" (장사리: 잊혀진 영웅들)...More

[Video] Kwon Sang-woo VS Lee Jong-hyuk Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Kwon Sang-woo VS Lee Jong-hyuk video released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

Pro-Anorexia Sites Draw Alarming Numbers of Korean Teens

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Pro-anorexia websites and social media accounts are starting to draw alarming numbers of Korean teens as well.

Young people, mostly girls, who promote the bizarre "pro-ana" trend do not eat properly and starve themselves until their weight drops to 30-40 kg. When they do eat a proper meal, they feel guilty and exhibit bulimia symptoms of binging and forcing themselves to vomit...More

UNESCO Supports Listing DMZ as World Heritage Site

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

UNESCO has expressed support for South Korea's goal of turning the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas into a peaceful World Heritage Site...More

Most Children in Shelters Abused by Parents

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

There has been no letup in the number of children who are placed in foster care because their parents abuse them, even as the total of abandoned children is declining...More

Mystery Island Is in S.Korea on Defense Ministry's Own Map

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Hambak Island (circled) is located south of the Northern Limit Line in the West Sea on this map from the website of the Ministry of Defense.

A small island in the West Sea that houses a North Korean military installation is located south of the de facto maritime border on the Defense Ministry's own map...More

More Koreans Take out Multiple Loans

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

The number of people with loans from three or more financial institutions has risen by more than 20 percent in the last five years and now stands at 4.23 million.

Together they owe over W500 trillion, or W120 million per person on average (US$1=W1,200)...More

More Homes Stand Empty

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

The number of empty and abandoned homes is increasing rapidly as the population ages and people tighten their belts.

A total of 1.42 million homes were empty last year, according to data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Wednesday. The statistics cover houses or apartments that have been unoccupied for more than a year...More

Confusion Grows Over Mystery Island

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

A news report with a map published in the Chosun Ilbo on Oct. 31, 1965

Confusion is growing over a small island that appears to be nominally governed by South Korea but houses a North Korean military installation.

The government here says Hambak Island has been wrongly identified on some online maps but in fact lies north of the de facto maritime border between the two Koreas...More

Suicide on the Rise Again

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Korea's suicide rate is on the rise again after five years of decline.

According to Statistics Korea on Tuesday, 13,670 people killed themselves last year, more than 37 a day. That translates into a suicide rate of 26.6 per 100,000 people, up 9.5 percent from 2017. The figure had been decreasing since 2013 when it was 28.5...More

Biggest Spenders on Seoul Real Estate Are in Their 30s

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Apartment prices grew at the highest rate so far this year in August, while the total number of homes sold also reached a new high. People in their 30s were the most avid buyers.

Market watchers say 30-somethings had been taking a wait-and-see approach last year due to soaring property prices but are now snapping up apartments before prices rebound from government curbs...More

Kakao to Launch Premium Taxi Service

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Messaging app giant Kakao has caved in to government and taxi-lobby pressure and will now only launch a premium ride-hailing service that charges 20 to 40 percent more than regular cabs.

Kakao initially wanted to squeeze into the market by offering affordable rides amid mounting complaints from commuters who are tired of poor service from conventional taxis, which often refuse rides late at night. But hysterical protests from taxi drivers, including a couple of self-immolations, scuppered the plans...More

Hyundai Dominates Korean Market as Rivals Struggle

Source | 2019/09/29 | Permalink

Hyundai has dominated the domestic car market so far this year, while the country's smaller carmakers -- GM Korea, Renault Samsung and Ssangyong -- continue to struggle.

According to the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association on Sunday, six of the top ten selling cars from January to August this year were Hyundais and the remaining four made by affiliate Kia...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos"

2019/09/28 | Permalink

The title of "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" is somewhat misleading. Without a doubt, the four principal characters are all extremely dangerous people who strike fear into the hearts of criminals everywhere. But in person, they're oddly aloof and charming. Woong-cheol (played by Ma Dong-seok) likes to sew. Goo-tak (played by Kim Sang-joong) exudes a fatherly air over the team. No-soon (played by Kim Ah-joong) has great social skills, which she mostly uses for scams. While Yoo-seong (played by Jang Ki-yong) likes to fight, even he can tell when he's outgunned...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Sea of Itami Jun"

2019/09/28 | Permalink

Itami Jun was a Japanese architect. Curiously enough, the place where his work is best known is South Korea, or at least, that's where you're most likely to find examples of his work. "The Sea of Itami Jun" is a documentary that goes over why that is. Even though Itami Jun was a bit of an eccentric, going so far as get a South Korean passport when he's not even fluent in the local language, director Jung Da-woon does not look at his life through a nationalist lens, but rather an architectural one...More

[Hancinema Film Review] "The Fearless and Vulnerable"

2019/09/28 | Permalink

It is always a bit strange to watch a film after you have met the director, and this is what happened to me in the case of Jeon Sungyeon and "The Fearless and Vulnerable". Fortunately, the documentary is quite interesting and so I did not have to slam a person I ended up liking. Let us see what the film is about though...More

[Interview] Kim Mooyoung

2019/09/28 | Permalink

Apart from making movies, Kim Mooyoung has also engaged in exhibiting research-based media art, which is being introduced to several countries. His first film, "Concrete" revovled around an undocumenteed Korean in Los Angeles...More

[Video] Character Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Vertigo"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Character trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Vertigo"...More

[Videos] Main Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Main trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Video] Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[New Drama] "Down the Flower Path"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Down the Flower Path" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Elegant Mother and Daughter"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Elegant Mother and Daughter" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Drama] "Drama Special - Understanding Dance"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Understanding Dance" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "The Flatterer"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "The Flatterer" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "The Night View of the Ocean in Yeosu"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "The Night View of the Ocean in Yeosu" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "Housekeeper - My Wife's Friend"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Housekeeper - My Wife's Friend" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "President's 7 Hours"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "President's 7 Hours" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "The Cross of North Gando"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "The Cross of North Gando" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Montmartre de Papa"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "Montmartre de Papa" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Moving Conscience Kim Dae-jung"

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "Moving Conscience Kim Dae-jung" added to HanCinema database...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2019/09/28

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Korean dramas starting today 2019/09/28: "Melting Me Softly" and "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"...More

By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture (2019)

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

"By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"

Genres: Crime
Running Time: 119 min.
Directed by: Lee Seong-tae
Starring: Park Hae-soo, Seo Ye-ji...More

The Battle of Jangsari (2019)

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

"The Battle of Jangsari"

Genres: Drama and War
Running Time: 103 min.
Directed by: Kwak Gyeong-taek and Kim Tae-hoon-II...More

Akdong Musician Release 1st Album Since Brother's Military Discharge

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Akdong Musician /Courtesy of YG Entertainment

Sibling duo Akdong Musician released their first album in more than two years.

The duo had to take a hiatus from the music scene as the brother, Lee Chan-hyuk, joined the Marines for his mandatory military service, which he completed in May...More

Today's Photo: September 28, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Actress Seo Hyo-rim poses at a press junket for her new TV show in Seoul on Friday...More

Today's Photo: September 28, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/28 | Permalink

Women draw on shoes at an event at a department store in Seoul on Friday...More

[Orion's Ramblings] "Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim Season 2" Reveals Familiar and New Faces

2019/09/27 | Permalink

Drama fans rejoice, as we get some happy casting returns for "Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim Season 2", pushing one major multi-season worry out of the way. While not everyone makes a return, there are enough new faces and stories to hopefully make up for that...More

[HanCinema's News] Major Productions Dominated by Singers Turned Actors

2019/09/27 | Permalink

Once in the South Korean market the notion that singers could become actors was treated with open disdain. But lately idols best known for their musical careers have been making progressively more convincing forays into acting. "Vagabond" is headlined by two such performers - Lee Seung-gi and Suzy were both famous as singers before they started doing high profile acting roles...More

[HanCinema's News] SonFeya Expresses Condolences for Song Young-hak's Death

2019/09/27 | Permalink

On September 26th SonFeya posted a comment on her Facebook page in response to Song Young-hak's death. The comment describes Song Young-hak as being like an older brother to her, and makes reference to their meeting together earlier this year to appear in a short film. During that time they had discussed meeting together in the Hongdae University area in the future...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Ji-hoon-I and Oh Na-ra Radiate Chemistry in "9.9 Billion Woman"

2019/09/27 | Permalink

On September 25th Oh Na-ra posted a picture of herself to Instagram with her "9.9 Billion Woman" co-star Lee Ji-hoon-I. The location of the picture is unclear, but it appears to be a shooting location for the drama. The two of them stand out as a surprisingly cute couple despite the sizable age difference between them...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Seung-gi Appears at Fan Signing Event

2019/09/27 | Permalink

On September 26th Lee Seung-gi appeared at a fan signing event at the Lohbs Beauty Lab in the Itaewon district of Seoul. He was there because of his contract as a model with the brand Leaders Cosmetic...More

[HanCinema's News] Baek Ji-won Attracting Attention in "Miss Lee"

2019/09/27 | Permalink

"Miss Lee" has been one of the more low-profile dramas of the current season. The drama's only real star of note is "Hyeri", who has long been criticized for a perceived lack of talent. However, the drama has been promoting itself more on uniqueness of concept than star popularity, purporting to show off a realistic working environment...More

[Just out on DVD] Korean Movie "Hotel by the River"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Korean movie "Hotel by the River" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video] New Special Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Man of Men"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New special trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Man of Men"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"...More

[Photos] New Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Between the Seasons"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New character posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Between the Seasons"...More

[Photo + Video] New Poster and Review Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Crazy Romance"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New poster and review trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Crazy Romance"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Be Melodramatic"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Be Melodramatic"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "EBS Dance Party!"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "EBS Dance Party!"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills, Poster and 30s Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Remarriage Skills"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills, poster and 30s trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "Remarriage Skills"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Videos] Trailers Released for the Re-release of the Korean Movie "Die Bad"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Trailers released for the re-release of the Korean movie "Die Bad"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Space House"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Space House"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] New Character Posters Added for the Korean Movie "Our Body"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New character posters added for the Korean movie "Our Body"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Stills Added for the Korean Movie "The Battle of Jangsari"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes stills added for the Korean movie "The Battle of Jangsari"...More

[Photo] New Kim Sohye still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Moonlit Winter"

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

New Kim Sohye still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Moonlit Winter"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2019/09/27

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2019/09/27: "Drama Special - Space House"...More

Foul-Mouthed Gangster Films Named Korea's Top Genre

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Audiences mostly consider Korean movies synonymous with gangster films and foul language.

Lotte Cinema and the Chosun Ilbo polled 2,000 people and found that 25 percent thought of gangster films as the most representative genre of Korean cinema. Next came melodrama with 24 percent and historical epics with 16 percent...More

Korean War Film to Hit Screens in North America in Early October

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

"The Battle of Jangsari", a Korean War-themed film which drew attention here as Hollywood actress Megan Fox stars in the film, is set for release in North America next week...More

Brown Eyed Girls to Release 1st Album in 4 Years

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Girl group Brown Eyed Girls will release a new album next month, after a hiatus of nearly four years...More

Today's Photo: September 27, 2019 [4]

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Actress Lee Da-hee poses at a promotional event for a cosmetics brand in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: September 27, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Girls with sailor hats take a selfie at a job-training event in Daejeon on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: September 27, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Art installations are set up at Dadaepo Beach in Busan on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: September 27, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/27 | Permalink

Mt. Seorak in Gangwon Province shows its first autumn colors on Thursday...More

[Video] Korean Drama of the Week "Drama Special - Buzzcut Love" + Full Drama

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Korean drama of the week "Drama Special - Buzzcut Love" (2017)

Directed by Jo Woong

Written by Lee Jin-seok-II

Network: KBS

With Kang Yeon-jung, Kim Jung-hyun, Min Jin-woong, Lee Jung-eun, Oh Na-ra, Lee Kang-wook,...

1 episode - Sun 22:40
Part of the "Drama Special" series
Also known as "Drama Special - Baldy's Romance"
Synopsis
The story of a 26-year-old woman, the decline of her health, her relationship with her hair as it falls out, and the man who shaves the rest of it away...More

Ji Chang-wook Shows Intense and Unique Vibe for 1st Look

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Actor Ji Chang-wook is on the covers of the magazine 1st Look.

Ji Chang-wook is riding his motorcycle along the backdrop of Jeju Island, creating an unrivaled atmosphere...More

Namoo Actors Re-signs Contract With Moon Chae-won

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Moon Chae-won re-signed a contract with Namoo Actors.

Namoo Actors acknowledged this fact on the 26th...More

The Cast of "Hotel Del Luna" to Appear on "Happy Together 4"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

The cast of the tvN weekend drama "Hotel Del Luna" by writers Hong Jeong-eun and Hong Mi-ran are making an appearance on the KBS 2TV show "Happy Together 4"...More

Kim Min-jung Donates Hair for Children With Cancer

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Actress Kim Min-jung is participating in the movement to help children with cancer by sharing her hair.

An organization for children with cancer announced that Kim Min-jung has decided to cut off her hair, which she's been growing out for a long time, to donate to children who are fighting cancer...More

Song Young-hak Passes Away, Commemoration Continues

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

As the passing of actor Song Young-hak was made public belatedly, a wave of mourning continues.

Media reported on the 26th that he passed away on the 24th...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" Reaches 10%

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" came in first place despite the drop in viewing percentage. "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung" ended in second place.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 7.7% and 10.0% on the 26th...More

[HanCinema's News] Lee Ha-na Sends Out Birthday Greeting

2019/09/26 | Permalink

On September 23rd Lee Ha-na made an Instagram post commemorating her birthday...More

[HanCinema's News] "Sorikkun" Begins Filming

2019/09/26 | Permalink

On September 26th "Sorikkun" released footage of the cast and crew first meeting each other at a special introductory event on September 17th. The event was held in anticipation of September 23rd, the day the Joseon era musical film started filming. The historical drama stars Lee Yoo-ri, Kim Dong-hwan, and Kim Min-joon in the leading roles as persons associated with traditional pansori music...More

[HanCinema's News] Song Hye-kyo to Linger in New York

2019/09/26 | Permalink

On September 7th Song Hye-kyo was confirmed to have appeared at a fashion show event in New York City. Now a new report from the Hong Kong periodical Apple Daily suggests that Song will be staying in the city to take a short-term art course...More

[HanCinema's News] Choi Hee-seo Cast for "Deliver Us From Evil"

2019/09/26 | Permalink

"Deliver Us From Evil" has confirmed that actress Choi Hee-seo will be joining the cast. The news come just ahead of the domestic premiere of her leading role in the independent film "Our Body", which deals with a woman struggling to get a decent job who becomes fascinated by the apparently calming nature of jogging as a hobby...More

[HanCinema's News] "Rainbow Playground" Holds Press Conference

2019/09/26 | Permalink

Ahead of its October 9th release date "Rainbow Playground held a press conference on September 25th. Still images released alongside the event have given a clearer idea as to the movie's tone. The story centers around Oh Ji-ho's character as he gets entangled in episodic encounters with the denizens of a peculiar neighborhood...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[Juts out on DVD] Korean Movie "Duck Town"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Korean movie "Duck Town" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Remarriage Skills"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Remarriage Skills"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Cross of North Gando"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Cross of North Gando"...More

[Video] New Behind-the-scenes Video Released for the Korean Movie "The Battle of Jangsari"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes video released for the Korean movie "The Battle of Jangsari"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Video Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Man of Men"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills and video added for the upcoming Korean movie "Man of Men"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Housekeeper - My Wife's Friend"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Housekeeper - My Wife's Friend"...More

[Video + Photo] First Broadcast Trailer and New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

First broadcast trailer and new poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Poster Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills and poster added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Video] New Behind-the-scenes Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes video released for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korena Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korena movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/09/26 in Korea

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Actor Park Seo-joon Named Special Juror for Asiana Int'l Short Film Fest

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Park Seo-joon attends a press conference for the Asiana International Short Film Festival in Seoul on Wednesday.

Actor Park Seo-joon has been appointed as a special juror for the annual Asiana International Short Film Festival.

Park was offered the role by veteran actor Ahn Sung-ki, his co-star in this summer's action flick "The Divine Fury", who heads the festival's organizing committee...More

Today's Photo: September 26, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Actress Jo Yoon-hee poses at a press junket for her new TV series in Seoul "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life" on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: September 26, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Visitors look at artworks at an exhibition in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: September 26, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/26 | Permalink

Visitors take a stroll at a park in Suncheon, South Jeolla Province on Wednesday...More

Song Won-seok in MBC's "No Second Chances"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Actor Song Won-seok is starring in the new MBC weekend drama "No Second Chances", a satisfying drama about the guests at the run-down Nakwon Inn yelling 'there are no second chances in life' and getting back up on their feet.

The coming together of cast members Youn Yuh-jung, Joo Hyun, Han Jin-hee, Oh Ji-ho, Ye Ji-won, Park Se-wan, Kwak Dong-yeon, Park Ah-in, Song Won-seok, Park Joon-geum, Hwang Young-hee, Jung Suk-yong and Go Soo-hee foresees a harmony between them and antipation increases...More

Won Bin Happening, When Is He Coming Back?

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Actor Won Bin's representatives denied the controversy that they asked to remove the mention of 'actor' in pictorials.

Controversy sparked when there was reportedly a request to 'refrain from using the term 'actor' in Won Bin's pictures for a golf wear brand...More

"Deliver Us From Evil" Confirms Hwang Jung-min, Lee Jung-jae and Park Jung-min

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

"Deliver Us From Evil" confirmed a cast of Hwang Jung-min, Lee Jung-jae and Park Jung-min and has begun filming on the 23rd.

"Deliver Us From Evil" is a criminal action drama about a man who is tracked down because of a final contract killing gone wrong...More

Choi Myung-gil and Cha Ye-ryun to Star in "Elegant Mother and Daughter"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Choi Myung-gil and Cha Ye-ryun are becoming elegant mother and daughter.

They are starring in the new KBS 2TV daily drama "Elegant Mother and Daughter" coming this 4th of November...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" Climbs up to 10% at Incredible Speed

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" is on the rise.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 8.6% and 10% on the 25th...More

[HanCinema's News] Husband and Wife Jin Seon-kyu and Park Bo-kyung Talk About Acting

2019/09/25 | Permalink

An interview with husband-and-wife actors Jin Seon-kyu and Park Bo-kyung has attracted interest for its frank discussion of their attempts to balance family life with their careers. While Jin Seok-kyu is the more famous of the two, Park Bo-kyung has described herself as having a powerful hunger for the stage. After taking a break following the birth of their first child, she was determined to appear in at least one project before the birth of their second...More

[HanCinema's News] Digital Idea Returns With "Vagabond"

2019/09/25 | Permalink

While "Hotel Del Luna" had many popular elements bolstering its popularity, one of the easier ones to overlook were the drama's special effects, which convincingly came together to form a portrait of a purgatorial dream world. Digital Idea, the VFX company behind "Hotel Del Luna", now has another chance to shine with the premiere of "Vagabond"...More

[HanCinema's News] Hong Jong-hyun Stills Keeps in Touch With his Co-stars From "The King Loves"

2019/09/25 | Permalink

In an interview on September 24th actor Hong Jong-hyun confirmed that he keeps contact with his co-stars from the 2017 historical drama "The King Loves", Im Si-wan and Yoona. In the drama the three actors formed a love triangle, where Hong Jong-hyun and Im Si-wan played members of the Goryeo royal family while Yoona was the daughter of a family stuck in political conflict with them...More

[HanCinema's News] Newer Directors Popular in South Korean Film This Year

2019/09/25 | Permalink

Lee Sang-geun was an unknown quantity when he made "Exit - Movie". Indeed, the director's relative inexperience was considered a strike against the movie's prospects before its release. But having easily risen to become the top-performing movie of the summer season, so too has Lee Sang-geun improved his profile...More

[HanCinema's News] Jung in-sun's Childhood Photos Revealed

2019/09/25 | Permalink

While Jung In-sun is best known for her recent appearance in the lead role of "Terius Behind Me", the actress has a surprisingly long pedigree in the South Korean entertainment industry. Recently, photos have been spread of her brief role in the famed serial killer investigation flick "Memories of Murder", where she appears as the girl in the ending...More

[Cast Update + Photo] Cast Updated and Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Space House"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Cast updated and poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Space House"...More

[Upcoming DVD Releases] Korean Movies "Miss and Mrs. Cops" and "Romang"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Korean movies "Miss and Mrs. Cops" and "Romang" are available to preorder on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Just out on DVD] Korean Movie "Watching"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Korean movies "Watching" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Video + Photos] New Teaser and Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New teaser and stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "VIP"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "VIP"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Be Melodramatic"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Be Melodramatic"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Arthdal Chronicles"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Arthdal Chronicles"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Secret Boutique"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Secret Boutique"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Welcome 2 Life"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Welcome 2 Life"...More

[Photos] Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"...More

[Video] Review Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Battle of Jangsari"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Review trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "The Battle of Jangsari"...More

[Photos] New Jung Yu-mi Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New Jung Yu-mi stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] New Woo Hyun Stills Added for the Korean Movie "Tazza: One Eyed Jack"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New Woo Hyun stills added for the Korean movie "Tazza: One Eyed Jack"...More

[Photo] New Stills Added for the Korean Movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"...More

Korean Movies Opening Today 2019/09/25 in Korea

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Korean movies opening today 2019/09/25 in Korea: "The Battle of Jangsari" and "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

Korean Drama Starting Today 2019/09/25

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Korean drama starting today 2019/09/25: "Miss Lee"...More

Today's Photo: September 25, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Kim Rae-won (left) and Gong Hyo-jin pose at a preview for their new film "Crazy Romance" in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: September 25, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Irene of girl group Red Velvet poses at a promotional event for a cosmetics brand in Seoul on Tuesday...More

Today's Photo: September 25, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/25 | Permalink

Mexican dancers perform in Seoul on Tuesday to promote the annual Cheonan World Dance Festival in South Chungcheong Province...More

Kwon Da-mi's Wedding Pictures With Kim Min-joon

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Actor Kim Min-joon and Kwon Da-mi had their wedding pictures taken.

Kwon Da-mi posted the pictures on her SNS on the 24th. She added, "Not too long left! Let's be happy honey ♥"...More

Gong Hyo-jin, "Both the Film and Drama Are Romance, I Hope at Least One Succeeds"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Gong Hyo-jin hopes both her movie and drama to be successful.

Gong Hyo-jin appeared at the press premiere of "Crazy Romance" on the 24th and mentioned both her movie and drama ("When the Camellia Blooms")...More

Han Kyu-won-I's Strong Genre Impact, From "The Guest - Drama" to "Confession - Drama" to "The Running Mates: Human Rights"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

OCN drama "The Guest - Drama", tvN drama "Confession - Drama" and film "The Beast" actor Han Kyu-won-I is making another strong impression in the new OCN drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights".

JR Entertainment announced on the 24th that Han Kyu-won-I will be appearing as inspector Yoon Joo-kang in the new OCN drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"...More

Kwak Si-yang and Lim Ji-yeon Deny Dating Rumors

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Kwak Si-yang and Lim Ji-yeon denied the dating rumors surrounding them.

MBC drama "Welcome 2 Life" actors Kwak Si-yang and Lim Ji-yeon were recently reported to have developed a romantic relationship. However, both agencies claim that's not true...More

[Ratings] "Welcome 2 Life" Ends With 6.0%, "I Wanna Hear Your Song" Ends With 4.0%

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

"Welcome 2 Life" failed to break the record in its final episode.

According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "Welcome 2 Life" rated 4.2% - 6.0%, which is 0.1% less than the previous episode...More

[HanCinema's News] New Megabox Opens in Hongdae

2019/09/24 | Permalink

A new movie theater has opened in the Hongdae district of Seoul. Hongdae is already home to a CGV, a Lotte Cinema, as well as an independent movie theater at the KT&G Sangsangmadang Complex, but the new theater is Megabox branded. It has five theaters and 726 seats...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Rae-won Talks About Fishing and Jo in-sung

2019/09/24 | Permalink

On the latest episode of 'Please Take Care of My Refrigerator' Kang Ki-young made some surprising comments about his "Crazy Romance" co-star Kim Rae-won, saying that Kim Rae-won could have a girlfriend if he didn't go fishing so often. When Kim Sung-joo asked Kim Rae-won who he went fishing with, Kim Rae-won replied that he had gone on trips with the actor Choi Jae-hwan as well as other celebrities...More

[HanCinema's News] Director Yi Okseop of "Maggie" Thanks Moon So-ri for her Encouragement

2019/09/24 | Permalink

Director Yi Okseop has been making the rounds in anticipation of her upcoming film "Maggie", which stars Moon So-ri in a major role. Yi Okseop has had many praising words for the older woman, describing her as a pillar that helped keep the production together...More

[HanCinema's News] Women Directors Gaining Prominence in South Korean Independent Films

2019/09/24 | Permalink

August saw two major successes in South Korean independent film with "The House of Us" and "House of Hummingbird". The first has grossed over fifty thousand admissions and the second is set to break one hundred thousand this weekend. But aside from being popular in their own right, both films are noteworthy for having been directed by women, who have long had more difficulty than men in getting their films made, even on the independent film circuit...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Rae-won and Gong Hyo-jin Appear in "Crazy Romance"

2019/09/24 | Permalink

A press conference was held on September 24th for the upcoming movie "Crazy Romance". South Korea media was on the scene to take photos of lead actors Kim Rae-won and Gong Hyo-jin as well as director Kim Han-gyul...More

[Photos] New Poster and Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Vertigo"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New poster and stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Vertigo"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Korean Movie "Our Baseball"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New posters added for the Korean movie "Our Baseball"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Between the Seasons"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Between the Seasons"...More

[Video + Photos] Main Trailer and New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Main trailer and new stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Rainbow Playground"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Rainbow Playground"...More

[Video] Special Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Aewol - Written on the Wind"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Special trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Aewol - Written on the Wind"...More

[Videos] Teasers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Teasers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos + Video] New Stills and Teaser Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills and teaser added for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"...More

[Video] Broadcast Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Drama Special - Space House"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Broadcast trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special - Space House"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Arthdal Chronicles"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Arthdal Chronicles"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Graceful Family"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Graceful Family"...More

[Photos] Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Welcome 2 Life"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Welcome 2 Life"...More

[Photos + Cast Update] New Stills Added and Cast Updated for the Korean Movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Jo Han-chul

New stills added and cast updated for the Korean movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"...More

[Photos] First Day Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Sorikkun"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

First day stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Sorikkun"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Animated Movie "Princess Aya"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean animated movie "Princess Aya"...More

[Photo] New Kim Hee-ae Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Moonlit Winter"

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

New Kim Hee-ae still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Moonlit Winter"...More

Girl Group ITZY to Embark on World Tour in November

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Girl group ITZY will begin their first world tour in November.

Their management agency JYP Entertainment teased the tour with posters and video clips on social media on Monday...More

Today's Photo: September 24, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Suzy poses at Incheon International Airport on Monday on her way to a fashion show in Paris...More

Today's Photo: September 24, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Girl Group TWICE pose at a showcase for their new album in Seoul on Monday...More

Today's Photo: September 24, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/24 | Permalink

Visitors take a selfie in a flower field in Gongju, South Chungcheong Province on Monday...More

[Video + Photos] 1st Trailer and Posters Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

1st trailer and posters released for the upcoming Korean movie "The Divine Move: Ghost Move"...More

Oh Ji-ho, Ye Ji-won, Park Se-wan and Kwak Dong-yeon Join Drama "No Second Chances"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Actors Oh Ji-ho, Ye Ji-won, Park Se-wan and Kwak Dong-yeon confirmed roles in "No Second Chances".

The new MBC weekend drama "No Second Chances" is a refreshing and satisfying drama about all the guests in Nakwon Inn yelling 'there are no second chances in life' and getting back on their feet...More

Kim Do-hyun Joins "Stove League"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Actor Kim Do-hyun is starring in the new SBS drama "Stove League".

"Stove League" is a heartwarming winter story about a new captain of the lousiest baseball team, and Kim Do-hyun plays Yoo Kyeong-taek...More

Kim Hyun-joo, "I'm Busier When I'm Not Working"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Credited actress Kim Hyun-joo is being featured in the October issue of ELLE.

She played lawyer Han Tae-joo in the OCN drama "WATCHER". In the photoshoot with ELLE, Kim Hyun-joo pulled off a green suit that no one would dare to try, and a black leather one-piece, as well as a white and natural shirt...More

Kim Jae-wook's Model Attractiveness in Outdoorswear Look

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Actor Kim Jae-wook showcased an intelligent and sophisticated look.

He recently modeled and interviewed with fashion magazine GQ Korea...More

Song Joong-ki on "Arthdal Chronicles", "I Felt Greedier Than Ever"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

"Arthdal Chronicles" ended with eighteen episodes and Song Joong-ki had something to say about the ending of the drama.

TvN's "Arthdal Chronicles Part 3: Arth, The Prelude of All Legends" ended on the 22nd with a recorded average viewership of 7.4% and a maximum 8.1% for paid-platform households that integrate cable, satellite and IPTV, and topped the list of general service channels...More

"Strangers From Hell" Ahn Eun-jin to Star in JTBC's "Prosecutor Civil War"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Actress Ahn Eun-jin is on a roll.

She's currently starring in the OCN drama "Strangers from Hell" as constable So Jeong-hwa and now she's set to appear in the new jTBC drama "Prosecutor Civil War"...More

Kim Hee-sun in Talks to Star in SBS's "Alice"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Actress Kim Hee-sun might be in a new drama soon.

Hinge Entertainment announced on the 20th that Kim Hee-sun is reviewing the offer of the new SBS drama "Alice"...More

Kim Do-wan Cast in One-Act Drama "Drama Special - Understanding Dance"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Rookie actor Kim Do-wan is starring in the KBS one-act drama "Drama Special - Understanding Dance".

Kim Do-wan recently played Jo Sang-hoon, a born genius in the jTBC drama "A Moment at Eighteen"...More

KBS 2TV Revives Friday-Saturday Drama With "Narae", Casts Jun

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

The friday-saturday KBS drama is resurrecting.

The first drama for the timeslot is the global taekwondo drama "Narae", a new comical action drama...More

[Ratings] 'Welcome 2 Life" in First Place With 6.1%

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

"Welcome 2 Life" went up in the ratings.

According to Nielsen Korea, the latest episode of the MBC drama "Welcome 2 Life" rated 4.5% - 6.1%...More

[HanCinema's News] Comedies Strong Predictors of Box Office Success This Year

2019/09/23 | Permalink

In retrospect, the best predictor for the current trend in successful South Korean movies was "Intimate Strangers" from last October. That adaptation of an Italian film had a strong cast, but little obvious frills. The story takes place during a dinner party and the tone is generally comedic with moments of drama thrown in. The movie needed 1.8 million admissions to break even, but ended up leaving the box office with over 5.2 million admissions...More

[HanCinema's News] TvN Considering Second Season of "Arthdal Chronicles"

2019/09/23 | Permalink

Following the conclusion of "Arthdal Chronicles" on September 22nd fans took to the Internet speculating about the drama earning a second season. Afterward, tvN responded to these queries with a statement saying that they were considering ordering another season. They mentioned that this had been in consideration from the beginning of production and that they were planning on issuing a decision soon...More

[HanCinema's News] "Leverage: High Control Fraud Operation" Prepares for Release

2019/09/23 | Permalink

"Leverage: High Control Fraud Operation" is nearing its release. The new TV Chosun drama is based off of the American cable drama of the same name and deals with a team of scam artists. This is the first new TV Chosun drama since the conclusion of "Joseon Survival", which ended in embarrassment when Kang Ji-hwan was arrested for sexually assaulting other persons relevant to the production...More

[HanCinema's News] "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" Behind the Scenes Stills

2019/09/23 | Permalink

On September 23rd "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" released behind the scenes photo stills of the movie's filming. This follows the film's second straight week atop the South Korean box office...More

[HanCinema's News] "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" Leads at South Korean Box Office

2019/09/23 | Permalink

On September 23rd the Korean Film Council released figures for the weekend box office. "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" was once again on top of the charts with a total of over 3.9 million credited admissions...More

[Just out on DVD] Korean Movie "Hit-and-Run Squad"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Korean movie "Hit-and-Run Squad" is available to order on DVD with English subtitles from YESASIA...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The 12th Suspect"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "The 12th Suspect"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Remarriage Skills"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Remarriage Skills"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Friday the 13th : The Conspiracy Begins"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Friday the 13th : The Conspiracy Begins"...More

[Video] Character Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Rainbow Playground"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Character trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Rainbow Playground"...More

[Video] New Behind-the-scenes Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes video released for the upcoming Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Korean Movie "Sister-In-Law's Diary"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Trailer released for the Korean movie "Sister-In-Law's Diary"...More

[Videos] Episode 1 Trailers Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Episode 1 trailers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Video + Photos] Trailer and New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Tale of Nokdu"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Trailer and new stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Tale of Nokdu"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Be Melodramatic"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Be Melodramatic"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Devil Calls Your Name"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Devil Calls Your Name"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Strangers From Hell"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Strangers from Hell"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Golden Garden"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Golden Garden"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Welcome 2 Life"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Welcome 2 Life"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Our Body"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Our Body"...More

[Photo] New Review Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New review poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Korean Movie "The House of Us"

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

New poster added for the Korean movie "The House of Us"...More

Police Drop Pimping Charges Against Showbiz Impresario

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Police said Friday that they have found no evidence of wrongdoing in a probe of pimping allegations against former YG Entertainment chief Yang Hyun-suk...More

Today's Photo: September 23, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Children draw on a road at a community festival in Seoul on Sunday...More

Today's Photo: September 23, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

Pedestrians struggle against strong wind in Busan on Sunday as typhoon Tapah approaches the southern port city...More

Today's Photo: September 23, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/23 | Permalink

A woman lights the torch for the annual National Sports Festival on Mt. Mani, Ganghwa Island on Sunday...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2019.09.20 ~ 2019.09.22

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" (나쁜 녀석들: 더 무비)...More

[Ratings] "Arthdal Chronicles" Ends Run With 7.4%

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

"Arthdal Chronicles" part 3 ended with a record.

According to Nielsen Korea, the tvN drama "Arthdal Chronicles" rated 7.4%, which is 1.0% more than the previous episode...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Arthdal Chronicles"

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Arthdal Chronicles"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "When the Devil Calls Your Name"

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "When the Devil Calls Your Name"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] Cosmopolitan Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Cosmopolitan photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

Young Swimming Instructor Finds Fulfillment Through YouTube Channel

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Lee Hyun-jin, a 30-year-old swimming instructor, has attracted over 192,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel "Lovely Swimmer", which offers tips for those learning the sport...More

Korea's Blood Reserves Fall to Alarming Levels

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Students donate blood at a college in Busan on Monday. /Newsis

Korea only managed to collect optimum blood reserves on 97 days in 2018, falling below 100 for the first time ever, according to Korean Red Cross data.

The situation is also serious this year as the Red Cross has so far managed to secure optimum blood reserves lasting for five days ahead on only 49 days. Comparing January levels each year, Korea secured enough blood to last 6.5 days in early 2014, but that fell to 4.4 days in 2017 and to 4.1 days this year...More

More Koreans Than Ever Bought Dollars Last Month

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

More Koreans bought strengthening U.S. dollars last month than ever before, according to the Bank of Korea on Wednesday.

The central bank said that foreign currency deposits here totaled US$70.97 billion in August, up $1.3 billion from the previous month...More

Seoul City Runs 'Car-Free Week' This Week

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Clear skies are seen above Gwanghwamun in Seoul on Wednesday. /Newsis

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is running a "car-free week" this week. The green campaign is part of its effort to reduce air pollution...More

Single Households Now Most Common Domestic Arrangement

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

The number of single households in Korea this year has surpassed that of families to become the most common type in a country that was only recently famous for its close-knit family structures.

More than half of all households in Korea are expected to have no children by 2047 if the low birthrate persists, and many no longer bother getting married either...More

Exodus from Seoul Continues

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

/Yonhap

The population of Seoul is expected to fall below 10 million by the end of this year as residents move out into the suburbs where property is more affordable.

The city's population first surpassed the 10-million mark in 1988, but the Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday it is expected to fall below either at the end of this year or during the first half of 2020...More

Gov't to Tighten Regulations on E-Cigarettes

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

The government is trying to tighten regulations on cigarette sales, with a particular focus on vapes, in a bid to promote public health...More

Seoul Has 6th-Most Expensive Groceries

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Seoul is the world's sixth most-expensive city when it comes to groceries, according to Numbeo, a crowd-sourced global database of consumer prices.

Numbeo analyzed the cost of living in 375 cities around the world, and while Seoul is the 26th most-expensive city overall, milk, beef, potatoes and other groceries are more expensive in Korea than even in New York, Tokyo and Oslo. Over the last 18 months, Numbeo gathered prices of 19 grocery products in supermarkets...More

Children from Poor Families More Prone to Phone Addiction

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Children from low-income households are more prone to smartphone addiction than those of the better off, according to a study by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs published Sunday...More

New Driver's Licenses Display Information in English

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Korea has started issuing driver's licenses with vital information in English so they can be used overseas.

The National Police Agency said Sunday that the new licenses available from Monday can be used in 33 countries including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Guam, Ireland, Switzerland, Turkey and the U.K...More

Samsung 3rd in Terms of Brand Loyalty Among U.S. Consumers

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

Samsung ranked third in terms of brand loyalty in a recent survey of over 55,000 American consumers...More

Moving to Seoul More Expensive Than to Tokyo

Source | 2019/09/22 | Permalink

The cost of settling in Seoul is more expensive than in Tokyo, according to a study by German relocation service Movinga.

The study shows the cost of relocation and living in Seoul for the first three months totaling US$7,641, the 25th most expensive among 85 major cities in the world...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Tazza: One Eyed Jack"

2019/09/21 | Permalink

Il-chool (played by Park Jung-min) is a young man who's obsessed with the game of poker. For good reason- he's pretty good at it and makes decent money there. At the very least, he can hustle a small table of other players. In the most striking scene of "Tazza: One Eyed Jack" we see Il-chool in a crowded study hall struggling to concentrate on the extremely boring lecture to help him ace an equally boring test because the poker chips of fantasy are just too alluring...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Life is a Dream We'll Wake up and Scream"

2019/09/21 | Permalink

Director Jeremy Joey first started filming "Life is a Dream We'll Wake up and Scream" back in 2012. He wanted a comprehensive look at the indie rock scene in the Hongdae district of Seoul by marking the journey of three bands trying to turn their passion into a profession. Though two of the three bands were successful, the documentary is bittersweet. In 2018 band members can be seen discussing an independent South Korean music scene that's not what it once was...More

[Hancinema Film Review] "The Wall"

2019/09/21 | Permalink

This film was a strange watch for me, since a few days before I had watched "Alpinist: Confession of a Cameraman", Lim Il-jin's last film, that recorded, among others, the expedition that ended with the death of the director in 2018. Thus, watching a man I knew was dead, recording the climbing of the rugged Canadian bigwall, 'Bugaboo', became part of the review, making me feel a ritualistic sentiment, as I was writing this text. Let us see what "The Wall" is about, though...More

[Interview] Chung Sum and Lee Doh

2019/09/21 | Permalink

Born in Damyang in 1965, Chung is working on his new project, "Cinema Odyssey". Born in Busan in 1972. Lee's documentary,  "She Loves to Massage Feet" (2003), was invited to the 5th Seoul Woman Film Festival and received the Excellence Award for Best Picture...More

[Video] 5-Minute Highlight Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

5-minute highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Making-Of Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

New making-of photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Video] Behind-the-scenes Video Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Battle of Jangsari"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

Behind-the-scenes video released for the upcoming Korean movie "The Battle of Jangsari"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Pegasus Market"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Pegasus Market"...More

[New Movie] "Justice Judgment"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "Justice Judgment" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Movie] "The Story of the Expedition Woman"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean movie "The Story of the Expedition Woman" added to HanCinema database...More

[New Documentary] "Amimamo Mimamo, Venus Bandit"

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

Upcoming Korean documentary "Amimamo Mimamo, Venus Bandit" added to HanCinema database...More

Today's Photo: September 21, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

Ji Chang-wook (left) and Won Jin-ah pose at a press junket for their new TV series "Melting Me Softly" in Seoul on Friday...More

Today's Photo: September 21, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/21 | Permalink

Lee Sung-kyung poses at Incheon International Airport on Friday on her way to a fashion show in Italy...More

[Photo] Teaser Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Teaser poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982"...More

[HanCinema's News] "Exit - Movie" and "Graceful Family" Top Domestic Video on Demand Charts

2019/09/20 | Permalink

The latest Video On Demand performance charts have been released for the second week of September, on September 20th. The highest requested movie during this time period was "Exit - Movie", while the most requested drama was "Graceful Family"...More

[HanCinema's News] Kim Seong-ho and Kim Joo-ri Selected Set to Lead Opening Ceremony for Seoul International Archiecture Film Festival

2019/09/20 | Permalink

Director Kim Seong-ho and actress Kim Joo-ri have been chosen to lead the opening ceremony for the 11th annual Seoul International Architecture Film Festival. Director Kim Seong-ho is a more intuitive choice for the job than he might seem at first glance...More

[HanCinema's News] Park Yoo-chun's Upscale Apartment Put up for Public Auction

2019/09/20 | Permalink

On September 20th the Korean Asset Manager Corporation (KAMCO) announced that it was putting an upscale apartment in the Samsung district of Seoul up for auction from September 23rd to 25th. What's notable about the property is that the address, Samsung Terrace unit 1302, is the residence of actor Park Yoo-chun...More

[HanCinema's News] "Melting Me Softly" Holds Press Conference

2019/09/20 | Permalink

On September 20th at the Imperial Palace in Seoul a press conference was held for the upcoming drama "Melting Me Softly", which is the comeback project for Ji Chang-wook following his two years of mandatory military service. South Korean news services were on the scene to take photos of the event...More

[HanCinema's News] Jo Byeong-gyu to Appear With Namgoong Min in "Stove League"

2019/09/20 | Permalink

"Stove League" has confirmed that Jo Byeong-gyu will be appearing in the drama. Little is known about the project except that Namgoong Min will play the main role as a leader who takes control of a struggling team...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Be Melodramatic"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Be Melodramatic"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Vagabond"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Devil Calls Your Name"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Devil Calls Your Name"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "Strangers From Hell"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Strangers from Hell"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Graceful Family"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean drama "Graceful Family"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "The Lies Within"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "The Lies Within"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "My Punch-Drunk Boxer"...More

[Photo] New Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Remarriage Skills"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New poster added for the upcoming Korean movie "Remarriage Skills"...More

[Photos] New Drawn Images Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New drawn images added for the upcoming Korean documentary "The Journey of the 12 Cats"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The 12th Suspect"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "The 12th Suspect"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Documentary "Free My Soul, Free My Song"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean documentary "Free My Soul, Free My Song"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Between the Seasons"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Between the Seasons"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Crazy Romance"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Crazy Romance"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "EBS Dance Party!"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "EBS Dance Party!"...More

[Photos] New Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Maggie"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "Maggie"...More

[Video] Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Shin Ma-jeok: Stand-up Eom Dong-ok"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Shin Ma-jeok: Stand-up Eom Dong-ok"...More

[Video + Photo] Character Video and New Still Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Man of Men"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Character video and new still added for the upcoming Korean movie "Man of Men"...More

[Video] 30s Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

30s trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Movie "Tazza: One Eyed Jack"

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

New stills added for the Korean movie "Tazza: One Eyed Jack"...More

Korean Dramas Starting Today 2019/09/20

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Korean dramas starting today 2019/09/20: "Vagabond" and "Pegasus Market"...More

Lee Seung-gi, Suzy Reunite for New TV Series

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

 Suzy (left) and Lee Seung-gi pose at a press junket for their new TV series in Seoul on Monday.

Lee Seung-gi and Suzy have reunited for the first time in six years for the new TV series "Vagabond", which goes on air on Friday...More

Actress Kim Tae-hee Has Another Baby Girl

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Actress Kim Tae-hee and singer Rain welcomed their second child on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: September 20, 2019 [3]

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Actress Chun Woo-hee attends a preview for her new film "Ireesha, The Daughter of Elf-king" in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: September 20, 2019 [2]

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Girl group Laboum pose ahead of a rehearsal for a TV show in Seoul on Thursday...More

Today's Photo: September 20, 2019 [1]

Source | 2019/09/20 | Permalink

Women take a photo at a flower field in Seoul on Thursday...More

Korean Movie of the Week "The Spy Gone North"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Korean movie of the week "The Spy Gone North" (2018)

Directed by Yoon Jong-bin

With Hwang Jung-min, Lee Sung-min, Cho Jin-woong, Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Hong-pa, Jung So-ri,...

Also known as "Duke", "Operation" and "Black Venus"
Started filming : 2017/01/25
Wrapped up filming : 2017/07/25
Synopsis
Based on the true story about the secret encounter between North and South Korea involving a special project...More

[USA] Kwon Oh-kwang's "Tazza: One Eyed Jack" hits theaters September 20th

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Kwon Oh-kwang's"Tazza: One Eyed Jack" hits theaters September 20th...More

Lee Seung-gi, a Must See Visual in "Vagabond"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Lee Seung-gi looks great.

On the 18th he posted a photo on his Instagram saying, "Two more days! #vagabond"...More

"Vagabond" Suzy Shows Alluring Charm in Intense Red Lips

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Suzy is out with a pictorial.

The artist collaborated with global beauty brand Lancôme. Suzy was given an innocent and bubbly, as well as a voluptuous concept in this photo shoot...More

"Strangers From Hell" Lee Dong-wook, "I Wanted to Be Seen as a Character Utterly Devoid of Compassion"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Actor Lee Dong-wook is the autumn man.

His agency released several A cut pictures from the October issue of Esquire...More

Han Young Transforms Into a Chef for Daily Drama "Wanna Taste?"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Actress Han Young is making a change.

She's starring in the new SBS daily drama "Wanna Taste?" as a chef...More

Lim Ju-hwan Joins "The Game: Towards the Final Hour"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Actor Lim Ju-hwan is starring in the new MBC drama "The Game: Towards the Final Hour".

MBC's new drama "The Game: Towards the Final Hour" has a complete cast of Ok Taecyeon, Lee Yeon-hee and now Lim Ju-hwan...More

"The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" Breaks Drama-to-Film Adaptation Stereotypes

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Webtoons to TV shows, TV shows to films and films to novels; the element of multi-use, meaning using and selling one round of content into various genres, has become the basic strategy of the cultural industry. Because it utilizes content that has already been 'acknowledged' once, some degree of box office success is guaranteed.

However, there are exceptions. It's the cinematizing of dramas. Even the most popular drama can become a disaster when turned into a movie. Some examples are "Hwang Jin Yi", "The Last Blossom" and "Cheese in the Trap - Movie". However, there is something that broke this formula, and that is "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos"...More

From Ma Dong-seok to Lee Jong-hyuk, Stars Go to Hollywood

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Korean actors are going to Hollywood.

With the start of Lee Byung-hun's appearance in "G.I. Joe" in 2009, "Terminator Genisys" in 2015 and "The Magnificent Seven" in 2016 opening the gates for Korean actors to Hollywood, many Korean actors have been going there. Above all, it is meaningful that actors credited for their acting skills are knocking on the doors of Hollywood, and not just Hallyu stars like Lee Byung-hun and Rain with world-class fan bases in Asia...More

Rain and Kim Tae-hee Welcome Second Child

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Actress Kim Tae-hee and singer Rain (Jung Ji-hoon) are now parents to two children.

Kim Tae-hee's agency announced on the 19th that she gave birth to a second daughter in the morning...More

[Ratings] "When the Camellia Blooms" on a Roll, Rates 8.3%

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

"When the Camellia Blooms" came in first.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 6.7% and 8.3%...More

[HanCinema's News] CJ Continues 2019 Box Office Dominance with "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos"

2019/09/19 | Permalink

With "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" CJ continues to show a surprisingly strong hold on the South Korean domestic box office. In addition to having the only two domestic ten million viewer hits of the year with "Extreme Job" and "Parasite", they also won the big summer blockbuster competition with "Exit - Movie" and have now with "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" also won Korean Thanksgiving weekend...More

[HanCinema's News] Go Min-si's Career Is on An Upswing

2019/09/19 | Permalink

Go Min-si has been making rapid progress as a supporting name in dramas. Since her debut in "My Sassy Girl - Drama" in 2017 she has alternated between minor roles and significant supporting roles in a large number of projects, even having a turn as the narrator in the recent major film "The Battle: Roar to Victory". She was the second lead in "Hundred Million Stars from the Sky" and how has a comparably important role in "Secret Boutique", her first on a broadcast network drama...More

[HanCinema's News] "When the Camellia Blooms" Character Correlation Chart

2019/09/19 | Permalink

KBS has released a character correlation chart to help keep track of the many people in its latest drama, "When the Camellia Blooms". The design of the chart is simpler and cuter than usual. Much of this has to do with the relatively small core cast and how most of them only have relationships with the lead characters and not each other...More

[HanCinema's News] New Drama Season Features Many Reunited Couples

2019/09/19 | Permalink

Many of the major dramas of the new season feature pairings that have already been seen before. For the extremely ambitious spy thriller "Vagabond" Lee Seung-gi and and Suzy were brought back together from their appearance in the 2013 fantasy historical drama "Gu Family Book". Much has changed since then - Suzy in particular has aged from a teenage singer to a young woman who is making a conscious effort to transition into being a serious actress...More

[HanCinema's News] Political Dramas Push Back Against Negative Perception of Politicians

2019/09/19 | Permalink

Politically themed dramas have long been seen as risky in the South Korean market. Politicians are not popular in the country and going into any degree of speficity about the beliefs of fictional characters is a sure fire way to anger those who identify against such beliefs. Recent political dramas, however, have been bolder about tackling real-life issues and have done reasonably well as a result...More

[Video + Cast Update] Short Teaser Added and Cast Updated for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Selection: The War Between Women"

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Short teaser added and cast updated for the upcoming Korean drama "Selection: The War Between Women"...More

[Photos] New Gong Hyo-jin Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Crazy Romance"

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New Gong Hyo-jin stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Crazy Romance"...More

[Photos] New Poster and Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Between the Seasons"

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New poster and stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Between the Seasons"...More

[Video] Main Trailer Released for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Friday the 13th : The Conspiracy Begins"

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Main trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Friday the 13th : The Conspiracy Begins"...More

[Video] Trailer Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "The Story of the Expedition Woman"

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Trailer added for the upcoming Korean movie "The Story of the Expedition Woman"...More

[Photos + Videos] New Stills and Videos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "My Country: The New Age"

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New stills and videos added for the upcoming Korean drama "My Country: The New Age"...More

[Videos + Photos] New Videos and Press Conference Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Miss Lee"

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New videos and press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Miss Lee"...More

[Video] Teaser Released for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Extraordinary You"

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Teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Extraordinary You"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Arthdal Chronicles"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "Arthdal Chronicles"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "When the Camellia Blooms"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Korean Drama "The Great Show"

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New stills added for the Korean drama "The Great Show"...More

[Photo] Poster Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Catch the Ghost"

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Poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Catch the Ghost"...More

[Photos] New Photos Added for the Upcoming Korean Drama "Melting Me Softly"

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New photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Melting Me Softly"...More

[Photos] New Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "I Wanna Hear Your Song"

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New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "I Wanna Hear Your Song"...More

[Photos] New Stills and Behind the Scenes Images Added for the Korean Drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "The Running Mates: Human Rights"...More

Korean Documentary Opening Today 2019/09/19 in Korea

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

Korean documentary opening today 2019/09/19 in Korea: "The Ukishima Maru Massacre"...More

"When the Camellia Blooms" starts strong in the ratings game

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

KBS 2TV "When the Camellia Blooms" is off to a good start!

The romantic comedy which stars Gong Hyo-jin and Kang Ha-neul has beaten "Secret Boutique", its rival in the 10pm Wednesday-Thursday slot. Furthermore, it was the most watched drama of the night!...More

[Photos] New Character Posters Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "By Quantum Physics: a Nightlife Venture"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

New character posters added for the upcoming Korean movie "By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture"...More

[Photos] New Stills Added for the Upcoming Korean Movie "Love, Again"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

New stills added for the upcoming Korean movie "Love, Again"...More

[Photos] New Behind-the-scenes Stills Added for the Korean Movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"

Source | 2019/09/19 | Permalink

New behind-the-scenes stills added for the Korean movie "Cheer Up, Mr. Lee"...More

Today's Photo: September 19, 2019 [4]

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Actress Kim Sun-ah poses at a press junket for her new TV series "Secret Boutique" in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: September 19, 2019 [3]

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Soon-to-be married couples in hanbok or traditional Korean dress take a selfie in Seoul Plaza in the capital on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: September 19, 2019 [2]

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Children chip in coins at an event in Seoul on Wednesday...More

Today's Photo: September 19, 2019 [1]

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Visitors look at a miniature display at a commemorative exhibition to celebrate the first anniversary of an inter-Korean declaration, at KINTEX in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday...More

"Secret Boutique" Kim Jae-young, a Pure Lover for Kim Sun-ah

Source | 2019/09/18 | Permalink

Kim Jae-young is going to take over the small screen.

He plays Yoon Seon-woo in the new SBS drama "Secret Boutique", which began on the 18th of September...More

"Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency" Kim Min-jae-I and Gong Seung-yeon's Couple Pictorial

Source | 2019/09/18 | Permalink

Kim Min-jae-I and Gong Seung-yeon are back with pictures.

JTBC drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency" actors Kim Min-jae-I and Gong Seung-yeon were featured in the October issue of ELLE...More

Namgoong Min's SBS Drama "Stove League" Gets November Release

Source | 2019/09/18 | Permalink