Will JYJ singer and actor Park Yoochun be going to the Academy Awards next year? His first film “Sea Fog” might. On Sept. 19, the Korea Film Council selected “Sea Fog” as the nation”s entry for best foreign language film for the 87th Academy Awards.
“Out of 10 competitive films, “Sea Fog” was selected because the film had already received high acclaim at the recent Toronto Film Festival”s gala presentation,” said a Korean Film Council representative. “Also, as the film is based on a real-life event, it will be of great interest to the members of the Academy Awards.”...
2,000 fans from Japan flew to Korea in order to meet JYJ Jaejoong.
Jaejoong”s agency stated that starting from June 20, around 2,000 fans flew to Korea from Japan in order to meet him.
These fans came to Korea in order to to see the filming of Jaejoong”s drama, “Triangle,” and to attend events there. They also presented the drama staff with food as well.
They also held a small meeting with Jaejoong at a nearby stage and talked about the drama and different stories about what happened during filming....
Curious with what Wonder Girls’ Hyelim is up to?
You’ll be seeing her on the big screen very soon as she is confirmed to star in the upcoming Korean-Chinese produced movie which is translated in English as ”Demolition of Marriage Alliances.*”
“Hyelim is confirmed to appear in Director Kim Tae Gyoon’s movie, ‘Demolition of Marriage Alliances,” confirmed JYP Entertainment to Newsen on June 19.
Hyelim is making her onscreen debut in this movie wherein she will play the role of Ji Jin Hee’s daughter Jae Hee who’s a lively girl in her 20s and is in her early years in college. ...
Korean actress Bae Doona has already worked with “Matrix” producers Lana and Andy Wachowski twice and she is now in talks to appear in a third Wachowski project that will be filmed partly in Korea.
The as-yet-untitled film will begin shooting in September and is already in pre-production with both an American and a Korean team.
In Korea, it”s the same production company, Mr. Romance, which worked on Korean filming sites for the Hollywood film “The Avengers.” Mr. Romance is developing a reputation as the go-to production company for international companies eager to film in Korea....
It seems that November treats Girls’Generation member Sooyoung so well. This month, the beautiful singer-turned-actress has become the face representation for the two famous magazines!
Soo Young has drawn love of people for her chic and flawless beauty. Currently, the idol has received more attention of people as her main role in the MBC drama “My Spring Day”.
Sooyoung is more and more catching eyes of people. Recently, her glamorous appearance on the covers of both the Korea and Chinese edition of CeCi Magazine has made viewers breathtaking. The idol expressed two different styles in the two magazines. In the China edition of CeCi Magazine, Sooyoung looked so noble in the black and purple fur top, mixed with a black skirt. Meanwhile, in the Korea edition of the magazine, Sooyoung appeared in the outfit of light blue fur top mixed with a black lace skirt, which captivated every viewers....
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/20 in Korea: “Liar Game”
“Liar Game” (2014)
Directed by Kim Hong-seon-I
Written by Ryoo Yong-jae
Network : tvN
With Lee Sang-yoon, Kim So-eun, Sin Seong-rok, Cha Soo-yeon, Choi Jin-ho-I, Choi Yoon-so,…
12 episdodes – Mon, Tue 23:00
Based on an original by Kaitani Sinobu, a character who is too honest for his own good, joining a game which will reward him with money if he wins, but debt if he loses....
Limited Edition Korea released phone cases with pictures of stars such as actor Joo Won, Um Tae Woong, and Kang Byul. A spokesperson from Limited Edition Korea said especially on Joo Won”s Star Phone Case, “Since Joo Won has a lot of fans in Korea and outside of Korea because of his amazing acting skills, we are really looking forward to Joo Won”s Star Phone Case. In addition, his drama Tomorrow Cantabile just premiered, and his new movie based on the web cartoon Fashion King is about to premiere.” In related news, the new KBS 2 TV Monday Tuesday drama “Tomorrow Cantabile” which premiered this Monday on October 13, 2014, tells a story of an orchestra composer Cha Yoo Jin, played by actor Joo Son, who is a man who has everything but feels empty inside, and pianist Sul Nae Il, played by actress Shim Eun Kyung, who has nothing but is filled with positive energy. ...
Korean drama starting today 2014/10/19 in Korea “Drama Special – The Search for Battle” (2014)
Directed by Park Jin-seok
Written by Lee Min-yeong-I
Network : KBS
With Han Juwan, Min Ji-ah, Choi Dae-cheol, Jeong Eun-woo, Ahn Nae-sang, Lee Dae-yeon,…
1 episode – Sun 23:55
Part of the “Drama Special” series
A story about the birth of “Hong Gil-dong”. ...
On October 17th, the production company Group 8 announced that the agency will set out to film for Chinese alteration of the hit Korean drama, “Full House”.
The Korean version of “Full House” is based on the original manga named “Full House” by Kim Sung-soo. The romantic comedy series was aired in 2004, featuring the two famous artists Song Hye-kyo and Bi Rain. The movie drew attentions of people with viewer rating of 40%.
Taking up the role of famous actor Bi Rain played for “Full House” in South Korea, U-KISS member Eli has confirmed to play the role of the male character, Lee Young Jae. This movie is the beginning for an important role in Eli acting career....
Chinese students leave a building after attending a class at a university in Daegu on Oct. 7.
More and more young Chinese people study abroad, and this trend is also evident in Korea. As of 2013, around 790,000 Chinese students were studying overseas and around 50,000 of them in Korea.
The most popular academic destinations were the U.S., Japan, Australia, the U.K., Canada and Korea, in that order.
According to the Education Ministry, around 53,000 Chinese people studied in Korea as of April this year, accounting for a whopping 59 percent of all foreign students in the country. ...