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[Movie Review] Big Bang TOP's 'Commitment' is an Intriguing Character Study Against the Backdrop of North-South Tensions in Korea
Big Bang rapper TOP has been making a name for himself in the South Korean entertainment industry - not just on stage or in the studio, but on the big and small screens as well.
The idol turned actor has appeared in a handful of successful films and television dramas, and his latest project, Commitment, opened in US theaters this weekend.
TOP, whose real name is Choi Seung Hyun, plays the film's lead character Myung Hoon, a young North Korean spy posing as a high school student in Seoul, sent there to finish his father's failed mission.
While the initial plot outline might suggest Commitment follows a cheesy, run-of-the-mill storyline, the final product is anything but
After starring in a Korean drama and a Hollywood movie, singer BoA will be making her Korean silver screen debut in the movie “Big Match” with Lee Sung Min, Lee Jung Jae, and Shin Ha Gyoon.
“Big Match” will be about a video game come to live, as an martial arts star, played by Lee Jung Jae, must put himself actually in the video game to save his brother, played by Lee Sung Min. He will be going against a genius game developer, played by Shin Ha Gyoon. BoA will play a mysterious woman with a unreadable face in the video game, and play an important role in the film.
Actors Kim Eui Sung, Park Doo Shik, Son Ho Joon, Bae Jung Woo, and Kim Yoon Sung have also been cast in the movie.
“Big Match” will begin filming next year
Big Bang‘s Seungri had a sweet kiss scene in the Japanese drama “Yubikoi, Kimini Okuru Message.”
“Yubikoi” is about young adults and how text messaging plays in their love lives. In the drama, Seungri plays the Korean foreign student, Han Seung Ho who is staying in the home of actress Takimoto Miori‘s character, Miu. Han Seung Ho wants to message his first love in Japanese, but because his Japanese is weak, he enlists the help of Miu to write the texts. Through this relationship, the two end up falling for each other.
Seungri also shared his thoughts on his kiss scene. “Because it is my first kiss scene, I was nervous. However, Takimoto was very cool. Because this was an important scene, I thought we would practice but we got an OK quickly
Korean drama of the week "Gu Family Book" (2013)
Directed by Kim Jeong-hyeon-I, Sin Woo-cheol
Written by Kang Eun-kyeong
Network : MBC
With Lee Seung-gi, Suzy, Lee Seong-jae, Jo Seong-ha, Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Yoo-bi,...
24 episodes - Mon, Tue 21:05
Also known as "Kang Chi, the Beginning"
Formerly known as "Medical Novel" on HanCinema
Born half-animal and half-human, Choi Kang-chi gets into all kinds of awkward and perilous situations in his personal mission to turn into a full human in this spectacular action-packed period drama! Despite not being a human, Choi Kang-chi tries to become a humanistic individual with a big heart in this wild adventure!
Choii Kang-chi (Actor Lee Seung-gi)
His father is Koo Weol-ryeong (), a guardian spirit of Mt
Honey Lee, T.O.P.Honey Lee
Add a beauty contest winner and the cast becomes even moreattractive.
That's what may happen if Honey Lee becomes the latestactress to join the increasingly attractive cast of "Tazza 2," thesequel to the 2006 film "Tazza: The High Rollers."
BigBang's T.O.P. and the beautiful actress Shin Se Kyung have already been cast in the production.
Honey Lee, also known as Lee Ha Nee, is a former Miss Korea beauty pageant winner.
To read the article, visit kdramastars.com.
Song Kang Ho, Ry Seung RongThe Face Reader Miracle in Cell # 7
The 50th Grand Bell Film Awards, also known as the DaeJong awards, took place on Nov. 1 in Seoul's KBS Hall.
Presentedannually, the red carpet awards ceremony is hosted by The MotionPictures Association of Korea. It has been called the Korean equivalentof the American Academy Awards.
This year's big winners were the historical film "The Face Reader"and the comedy/melodrama "Miracle in Cell # 7."
They both did so wellthat the judges had to split one prize between them.
To read the article, visit kdramastars.com.
Ba Ram, a member of South Korean boy group Big Star, released a drama set photo of KBS’s Monday-Tuesday drama Marry Him If You Dare (Also Known as Mirae’s Choice).
“I know this is kind of late, but Marry Him If You Dare aired last night remembered me the picture. Together with the witty guy!” he tweeted the picture of himself with the actor Lee Dong Gun on October 29.
In the picture, the 33-year-old actor smiles holding Big Star’s compact disc with a V sign gesture toward the camera.
Netizens commented, “Lee Dong Gun and Ba Ram seem to resemble closely,” “I want him to be a real actor like his another member Feel Dog,” “Mirae’s Choice and Big Star, Cheer up both of them!” “I will certainly watch the drama on Monday and Tuesday night to the end of the series,” “Writer, please make Ba Ram appear again in any episode
4minute member Sohyun will make a debut to the big screen next year.
According to Cube Entertainment, Sohyun has been cast for the lead role in new Korean comic drama film ‘Hwanggu’. She will play the role of Misoo, a bright and high-spirited college student who will support her biracial boyfriend Han Goo through his hardships to challenge the national taekwondo title.
‘Hwanggu’ will mark Sohyun’s first individual activity ever since 4minute’s debut four years ago and it also signifies her debut on screen.
Sohyun said, “It will be my very first individual activities. I feel as if my heart would explode because of the excitement of being part of such great work. I will do my best to meet everyone’s warmest anticipation.”
Psy, Big Bang, Song Hye KyoThe Master's Sun
Not long ago, chatter about the latest escapades from "Master's Sun" and speculation about which love interest Gu Jun Pyo would choose was reserved for Korean schoolyards, workplaces and homes. But these days, thanks in part to services like Vdio that have added several popular Korean dramas for free to their media catalog, it's not strange to see U.S. fans gossiping about the latest plot twist in their favorite Kdrama.
Fans of Korean pop culture in the U.S. have seen a rise in some of their favorite KPop stars in recent years. Psy rocked the global music charts with his "Gangnam Style" video, and groups like Big Bang have been selling out top venues in the U.S. for a few years.
Kdramas are also skyrocketing in popularity
South Korea’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Tourism together with Sejong School Foundation did a survey to find out which K-POP Group is the most well-known among foreign students. The polling survey was filled in by 604 foreign students studying in the foundation.
The top 10 results are:Big Bang (18.3%) Girls’ Generation (15.1%) Super Junior (13.9%) EXO (11.1%) TVXQ (8.9%) PSY (8.3%) 2NE1 (7.6%) CN Blue (6.8%) 2PM (6.4&) Shinhwa (5.8%) It is also found out from the survey that 66,1% of the foreign students, mostly Asian, first learned about Korea from pop culture (K-POP, movies, dramas). Only about 12% said that they learned about it from news on politics, economy and diplomacy. Source: wowkeren.com