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Chinese Investors Flex Muscle in Korean TV Soaps, Movie

Chinese Investors Flex Muscle in Korean TV Soaps, Movie

Chinese investors are increasingly putting their money into Korean TV soap and movie productions as they continue to enjoy huge popularity on the mainland and beyond.

That means they can also flex more muscle in showbusiness here.

According to industry sources, Chinese investors get involved in almost all stages of the productions from casting to promotion and naturally take a bigger cut of profits if any productions succeed in China.

A joint film project pursed by CJ E&M, one of the largest entertainment giants in Korea, was halted again recently after 10 years of negotiations with Chinese investors. Industry sources said that it is because producers were unable to cast Kim Soo-hyeon-I or Lee Min-ho, who are the hottest Korean celebrities in China these days....

Kris to star alongside Hangeng and Joo Won in upcoming Korean-Chinese movie

Kris to star alongside Hangeng and Joo Won in upcoming Korean-Chinese movie

Kris will be starring alongside former Super Junior member Hangeng and Joo Won in the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie “Xiao You Qiao Mu“.

According to the movie”s reps on August 12, Kris will play one of the three male leads in the movie, and “Hangeng has already started filming, while Kris will be joining the others a few days later. As previously mentioned, the movie directed by Jo Jin Gyu is a melodrama based on an internet novel that tells a love story involving three men and one woman.  ...

2PM"s Chansung to star in new Korean - Chinese movie "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"

2PM"s Chansung to star in new Korean - Chinese movie "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"

Chansung has been cast in JYP Pictures and Chinese Eastern Entertainment co-producing movie “I Wanna Hold Your Hand”.

He will play the role of Jio who is the youngest member of an idol group named Stars. He”s a genius in songwriting, but because of his unique four-dimentional personality and excessive self-pride, he always causes much troubles to the group. Chinese actori Wei Da Xun will play as the lead role.

Chansung has been building up his acting experiences through various drama and films such as KBS”s “Jungle Fish”, MBC”s “7th Grade Civil Servant”, KBS”s drama special “Your Noir”, MBC”s sitcom “High Kick” and even made his on-screen debut through “Red Carpet”, so many fans are excited over the news and anticipating for his new movie this time....

2PM"s Chansung to star in JYP Pictures" upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"

2PM"s Chansung to star in JYP Pictures" upcoming Korean-Chinese movie "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"

2PM”s Chansung will star in the upcoming Korean-Chinese movie “I Wanna Hold Your Hand“!

JYP Entertainment stated on July 31, “Chansung will make a special starring as Ji Oh in the JYP Pictures and China Oriental Performing Arts Group collaborative film “I Wanna Hold Your Hand”. [Chansung] has decided to show his support for labelmate actor Wei Da Xun who will play the lead role.”


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Upcoming Korean-Chinese-Taiwanese omnibus movie "Three Charmed Lives"

Upcoming Korean-Chinese-Taiwanese omnibus movie "Three Charmed Lives"

Added the upcoming Korean-Chinese-Taiwanese omnibus movie “Three Charmed Lives“”s page to HanCinema database

Three Charmed Lives” (2014)

Directed by Chang Chen, Francis Ng, Jeong Woo-seong

Three Charmed Lives” is co-production between South Korea, China and Taiwan
Synopsis
Chang Chen“s Inchworm pictures an unemployed character seeking emotional comfort in video games. In Jeong Woo-seong“s The Killer Behind, The Old Man, a hit man fights off an offer: a son wanting to knock off his own father. Francis Ng“s The Tangerine tells story of a fugitive”s chance meeting with the kindness of a stranger. East Asia”s most celebrated actors directing three films about three desperate men....

[Photos] Added first stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Big Match"

[Photos] Added first stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Big Match"

Added first stills for the upcoming Korean movie “Big Match” (2014)

Directed by Choi Ho

With Lee Jeong-jae, Sin Ha-gyoon, Lee Sung-min, BoA, Kim Ee-seong, Bae Seong-woo,…

Formerly known as “Ingenious Beauty”
Synopsis
A movie about the happenings at a gambling house.

Release date in Korea : 2014/12

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[Photos] Added new Lee Min-ho stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Gangnam 1970"

[Photos] Added new Lee Min-ho stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Gangnam 1970"

Added new Lee Min-ho stills for the upcoming Korean movie “Gangnam 1970” (2014)

Directed by Yoo Ha

With Lee Min-ho, Kim Rae-won, Jeong Jin-yeong, Seolhyun, Yoo Seung-mok, Han Jae-yeong,…

Formerly known as “Gangnam Blues” (gang-nam beul-lu-seu, 강남 블루스)
Synopsis
A noir movie based in the 1970″s. A story of political authority and collusion is drawn with intensity when the Gangnam real estate development started....

Korean movie opening today 2014/10/22 in Korea

Korean movie opening today 2014/10/22 in Korea

Korean movie opening today 2014/10/22 in Korea: “Lies 2014

Lies 2014” (2014)

Directed by Lee Min-hwan

With Yoon Seol-hee, Hong Seok-yeon,…

Synopsis
A final rendezvous has been granted to us…”Stay for a day with me”

Jin-hee (Yoon Seol-hee) meets married man Min-ki (Hong Seok-yeon) on an online meeting site to make a living for herself and her incompetent boyfriend. She meets him for money but they slowly fall into something more than just a physical relationship. One day, a rumor spreads that she”s a whore and breaks up with her boyfriend. With the betrayal for her boyfriend and love for Min-ki growing deeper, Jin-hee decides to put everything in the past and go abroad. The day before she leaves, she goes to meet Min-ki for the last time… ...

[Video] Added new stills and making-of video for the Korean movie "Entangled"

[Video] Added new stills and making-of video for the Korean movie "Entangled"

Added new stills and making-of video for the upcoming Korean movie “Entangled”

“Entangled” (2014)

Directed by Lee Don-ku

With Kim Yeong-ae, Do Ji-won, Song Il-gook, Kim So-eun, Hong Jeong-ho, Choi Yoo-song,…

Synopsis
Filmmaker Lee Don-ku who was invited to the Busan International Film Festival, New Currents with his debut film “Fatal” (2012) returns with a tale of irreversible tragedy in his second feature Entangled. There is a house where a family of four live: mother, her eldest daughter Younghee who is married, younger daughter Kkotnip who is in high school and Younghee”s husband Sangho. The family is filled with happiness when Younghee gives birth to a child, but an unfortunate mishap caused by mother leads to the death of the child. Totally distraught, Younghee decides to leave her mother”s house with her husband. Mother”s Alzheimer”s condition worsens with the couple moving out and Kkotnip is forced to live in anxiety. At school she is pushed around by schoolmate Junghye and at home she has to deal with her mother who has issues of controlling her emotions. With no one to help her, Kkotnip is driven to the edge. A film that depicts how a happy family is destroyed, actress Kim Yeong-ae gives a superb performance as mother. (NAM Dong-chul) ...

[Video] Added new teaser trailer and poster for the Korean movie "Entangled"

[Video] Added new teaser trailer and poster for the Korean movie "Entangled"

Added new teaser trailer and poster for the upcoming Korean movie “Entangled”

“Entangled” (2014)

Directed by Lee Don-ku

With Kim Yeong-ae, Do Ji-won, Song Il-gook, Kim So-eun, Hong Jeong-ho, Choi Yoo-song,…

Synopsis
Filmmaker Lee Don-ku who was invited to the Busan International Film Festival, New Currents with his debut film “Fatal” (2012) returns with a tale of irreversible tragedy in his second feature Entangled. There is a house where a family of four live: mother, her eldest daughter Younghee who is married, younger daughter Kkotnip who is in high school and Younghee”s husband Sangho. The family is filled with happiness when Younghee gives birth to a child, but an unfortunate mishap caused by mother leads to the death of the child. Totally distraught, Younghee decides to leave her mother”s house with her husband. Mother”s Alzheimer”s condition worsens with the couple moving out and Kkotnip is forced to live in anxiety. At school she is pushed around by schoolmate Junghye and at home she has to deal with her mother who has issues of controlling her emotions. With no one to help her, Kkotnip is driven to the edge. A film that depicts how a happy family is destroyed, actress Kim Yeong-ae gives a superb performance as mother. (NAM Dong-chul) ...