"49 Days'" Nam Gyuri Joins Upcoming "Haeundae Lovers"
Nam Gyuri will make her smallscreen comeback through “Haeundae Lovers.” Following “49 Days,” co-starring Jo Hyun Jae and Jung Il Woo, the singer-turned-actress was busy filming her debut Chinese drama “My Forgetful Girlfriend.” “Haeundae Lovers” is a romantic comedy that tells the story of Lee Tae Sung (Kim Kang Woo), a prosecutor who loses his memory and falls in love with a gangster’s daughter named Ko Sora (Jo Yeo Jung). Nam Gyrui will take on the role of Yoon Sena, Lee Tae Sung’s fiance and the daughter of the Minister of Justice.
Earlier this week, Kim Kang Woo, Jo Yeo Jung, Jung Suk Won, Nam Gyuri, and other supporting actors gathered for the drama’s first script reading. Meanwhile, “Haeundae Lovers” will replace “Big” on KBS this August.
The vice foreign ministers of Korea, Japan and the United States attend a joint press conference on Thursday after trilateral talks in the U.S. State Department building in Washington. From right, Korea”s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yong, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki addressed the press. Provided by the U.S. State Departmen. . ... Read more
Two Korean films will feature in the “Un Certain Regard” section of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival from May 13 to 24. They are “Madonna”, directed by Shin Su-won and “The Shameless”, which stars Jeon Do-yeon and Kim Nam-gil and is directed by Oh Seung-wook. Hong Won-chan“s thriller “The Office” is one of only two films in the “Midnight Screenings” section. However, no Korean film has made it to the official competition for the third year running. The Coen Brothers — Joel and Ethan — will preside over the jury this year. . ... Read more