Thursday, August 30, 2012

HanCinema Daily News: 28/8/2012

Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 5 for the Korean drama 'Faith' Watch on DramaFever "Faith" (2012) Directed by Kim Jong-hak Written by Song Ji-na Network : SBS With Lee Min-ho, Kim Hee-seon, Yoo Oh-seong, Lee Philip, Seong Hoon, Sin Eun-jeong,... 24 episodes - Mon, Tue 20:55 Synopsis The romance between a warrior from the ancient times and a female doctor from the modern times as well as the process of maki
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 7 for the Korean drama 'Haeundae Lovers' Watch on DramaFever "Haeundae Lovers" (2012) Directed by Park Jin-seok, Song Hyeon-wook Written by Hwang Eun-kyeong Network : KBS With Kim Kang-woo, Jo Yeo-jeong, Jeong Seok-won, Nam Gyoo-ri, Kang Min-kyeong, Choi Sang-hoon,... 16 episodes - Mon, Tue 21:55 Synopsis This program features a public prosecutor who goes undercover to infil
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
KOFFIA 2012 - 22-28 August, 2012 The 3rd annual Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) kicked off last week on 22 August at picturesque Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia. It was a packed house at Dendy Cinema for the Opening Ceremony which began with an official welcome and a brief run through of this year's festival by KOFFIA 2012 Artistic Director Kieran Tully. Guests were then treated wit
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Eun-oh (Lee Joon-ki) and Arang (Sin Min-ah) are facing a new situation. On the fifth episode of the MBC drama "Arang and the Magistrate" on the 29th, the two will face another truth that surrounds the death of Arang. On the previous episode, Arang we to the mourner Ok-hwang (Yoo Seung-ho) to find out the truth of her death and got the permission of living life until the third full moon. This m
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
KBS 2TV "Ooh La La Couple" had its first script reading. The crew and cast of "Ooh La La Couple" script reading on the 27th in KBS. In the still cuts revealed are Soo-nam (Shin Hyeon-joon), Yeo-ok (Kim Jeong-eun) and others such as Han Jae-seok, Han Chae-ah, Byeon Hee-bong, Choi Seong-gook, Narsha and others. The script reading started with producer Lee Jeong-sub greeting everyone and laugher
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
National Gunning Athlete Jin Jong-oh (33, KT) with two gold medals to his name from the 2012 London Olympics, met with actor Son Hyeon-joo. Jin pasted on his Me Today on the 29th, "Actor Son Hyeon-joo. I thought his performance was awesome on "THE CHASER - Drama". Thank you for coming to the event tonight! I am always your fan". In the picture are Son Hyeon-joo and Jin Jong-oh wearing suits. S
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Kim Hee-seon's name tag was caught on camera. The viewers of the SBS drama "Faith" opened their eyes wide even in scenes that would be easy to miss. Kim Hee-seon is a plastic surgeon in the drama and she reminisced about the past when she was a medical school intern and was dumped by her crush and senior (Ahn Jae-wook). There was a small name tag on the gown she was wearing and it was a pictu
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Ryoo Si-won who claimed to 'protect his family' didn't show up. Legal representatives for Ryoo and his wife Jo appeared at the court instead for the first alterations of divorce on the 28th around 4:30PM. Ryoo Si-won's legal representative spoke on behalf of Ryoo and the wife who went through this without legal help, found someone to represent her on the 27th. Both of the representatives held
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
2 hundred million won per episode (~US$200,000), beats "The Sun and The Moon" Japanese fans still visit the set '2 years was nothing, Lee Joon-ki's power!' Actor Lee Joon-ki proved his popularity once again. It's like the two years he'd been gone in National Service didn't even matter. The foreign responses for MBC drama "Arang and the Magistrate" proves this. MBC revealed "Arang and the Mag
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
KEU "Requests of pay cut and compensation" Productions "The agency made the proposal first" The issue about T-Ara Ham Eun-jeong's stepping down from the SBS drama "Five Fingers" isn't dying down. The Korean Entertainment Union stated, "There was request of hidden agreement from SBS and the production regarding Eun-jeong's step down". The production is denying this fact. The KEU which demande
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Hwa Yeong who was sent out from the group T-Ara expressed her feelings about Ham Eun-jeong stepping down from the drama. She posted on her Twitter on the 28th, "I am not happy. It's true we had our conflicts while I was T-Ara but it's painful to think that this led to 'bullying' rumors and made things worse". "We are upset from the distorted rumors and lies. We still had our happy days living
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Song Jong-ho kissed Jung Eun-ji on the forehead. On the eleventh and twelfth episodes of the tvN drama "Respond 1997", Yoon Tae-woong (Song Jong-ho) and Seong Si-won (Jung Eun-ji) met up late at night. Si-won gave Tae-woong a neck tie as a gift. He said, "Presenting someone with a neck tie means 'I want you'". Si-won was shocked and said, "That's not what I meant. I meant for you to succeed i
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Tae-seong (Kim Kang-woo) warmly comforted So-ra. On the episode of the KBS 2TV drama "Haeundae Lovers" on the 28th, So-ra was in a state of dejection because of her groom Min-gu (Kim Tae-hyeon) who went missing and Tae-seong comforted her. Min-gu was a fraud who stole her savings on the wedding day. So-ra became the unfortunate bride in an instant and had a fake marriage with Tae-seong. Howev
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
By Raine Take a trio of gumihos, throw in sexy Lee Chueon-hee, one thousand livers, top comedian Seo Kyeong-seok, some moral quandaries and you have MBC's special, "The Thousandth Man". It's fun, sassy, dark and promises to pack a whole lotta somethin' into eight episodes. At least I hope so. Episode 1 received an AGB Nielsen rating of 6.7%. "The Thousandth Man" features Kang Ye-won, Hyomin,
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Kim Ki-bang fell in love at first sight for Ga Deuk-hee. On the fifteenth episode of the MBC drama "Golden Time" on the 28th, Do-hyeong (Kim Ki-bang) met Hyo-eun (Ga Deuk-hee), Eun-ah's (Song Seon-mi) replacement, for the first time. Eun-ah went around introducing Hyo-eun who was going to be the next trauma coordinator. Emergency resident Do-hyeong fell for the way she was so energetic and in
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Yoo Oh-seong offered a deal. On the sixth episode of the SBS drama "Faith" on the 28th, Choi Yeong (Lee Min-ho) went into Ki-cheol's (Yoo Oh-seong) house where Eun-soo was held captive. Ki-cheol blocked Choi Yeong's path accompanied by Hwa Soo-in (Sin Eun-jeong) and Cheon Eum-ja (Seong Hoon). No matter how great Choi Yeong's defensive skills are, it was difficult for him to get out of the hous
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
"Faith" reached its best viewing rate. According to AGB Nielsen Media Research on the 29th, SBS drama "Faith" rated 12.2%. this is 1.6% higher than the previous rate. Ki-cheol (Yoo Oh-seong) asked Eun-soo (Kim Hee-seon) and Choi Yeong (Lee Min-ho) to treat King Kyeong-chang (Choi Won-hong) then lied to King Kong-min (Ryu Deok-hwan) that Choi Yeong kidnapped the doctor. On the way to treat Kin
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama "Golden Time" (2012)Directed by Kwon Seok-jangWritten by Choi Hee-raNetwork : MBCWith Lee Seon-gyoon, Hwang Jeong-eum, Lee Sung-min, Song Seon-mi, Kim Gi-bang, Jang Yong,...20 episodes - Mon, Tue 21:55SynopsisIt takes courage to believe in yourself as a first-year intern giving emergency treatment to a critically ill patient in ER without the
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 6 captures for the Korean drama "Haeundae Lovers" (2012)Directed by Park Jin-seok, Song Hyeon-wookWritten by Hwang Eun-kyeongNetwork : KBSWith Kim Kang-woo, Jo Yeo-jeong, Jeong Seok-won, Nam Gyoo-ri, Kang Min-kyeong, Choi Sang-hoon,...16 episodes - Mon, Tue 21:55SynopsisThis program features a public prosecutor who goes undercover to infiltrate a crime family in Haeunda
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 5 captures for the Korean drama "Faith" (2012)Directed by Kim Jong-hakWritten by Song Ji-naNetwork : SBSWith Lee Min-ho, Kim Hee-seon, Yoo Oh-seong, Lee Philip, Seong Hoon, Sin Eun-jeong,...24 episodes - Mon, Tue 20:55SynopsisThe romance between a warrior from the ancient times and a female doctor from the modern times as well as the process of making a true king.Broadcast st
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
CJ Entertainment brings the historical drama "Masquerade" to North American theaters on September 21st. Set in the seventeenth century, "Masquerade" was written by the co-writer of "Old Boy" and stars Lee Byeong-Heon (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and "A Bittersweet Life") in one of this fall's most riveting tales. "One must not record that which he wishes to hide".-February 28, 1
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added new poster and stills for the upcoming Korean documentary "Too Old Hiphop Kid" (2011)Directed by Jung Dae-gunSynopsisA kid that dreamed of becoming a rapper ten years ago, has grown up to be a college student in the last year of his studies in film directing. Unsure about the future of his career, he enlists old friends from his teenage years to capture them on film and hold a performance
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Ghost Sweepers" Main Trailer "Ghost Sweepers" (2012)Directed by Sin Jeong-wonWith Kim Soo-ro, Kang Ye-won, Lee Je-hoon, Kwak Byeong-gyoo, Woori, Yang Kyeong-mo,...Previously known as "The Fortune Tellers" on HanCinemaSynopsisChan-young (Kang Ye-won), a young jou
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "Han Kyung-jik" 30 secs trailer "Han Kyung-jik" (2012)Directed by Cheon Jeong-hoonWith Han Kyeong-jik,...SynopsisWhile the Republic of Korea bares trust, there is a man who prayed with tears for the pain of the people who lost their country in a history of
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Lee Joon-ki and Sin Min-ah's latest MBC drama "Arang and the Magistrate" has already broken the record set by "The Sun and the Moon" earlier this year.The broadcast rights to Lee's drama have been sold at a price that is the highest that the network has ever made per episode.Although the sum is undisclosed as yet, the announcement was made on Aug. 28 following a meeting attended by MBC's b
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Comedian and show host Sin Dong-yup has made more than 695 million won ($610,940) from KBS alone in the last year.According to Representative Jun Byung-hun from the Democratic United Party on Aug. 27, Shin was the network's highest paid talent.Coming in at second place was comedian Lee Su-geun (595 million won) and actor Lee Tae-gon (522 million won) at third place.The report stated that the sta
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 10 for the Korean drama 'Answer to 1997' Watch on DramaFever "Answer to 1997" (2012) Directed by Sin Won-ho Written by Lee Woo-jeong-I Network : tvN With Jung Eun-ji, Seo In-guk, Shin So-yul, Eun Ji-won, Hoya, Lee Si-eon,... 16 episodes - Tues 23:00 Synopsis An oldies sitcom based in the 90s which drew closer the trends of the 70s and 80s. Broadcast starting date in Korea :
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added episode 46 for the Korean drama 'God of War' Watch on DramaFever "God of War" (2012) Directed by Kim Jin-min-I Written by Lee Hwan-kyung Network : MBC With Kim Joo-hyeok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Jeong Bo-seok, Hong Ah-reum, Park Sang-min, Joo Hyeon,... 56 episodes - Sat, Sun 20:40 Synopsis All ambitious men pursue power and the women they love. After accomplishing these pursuits, all that re
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Co-stars from the drama "Respond 1997", Seo In-guk and Jung Eun-ji have released a song to say "thank you" to their fans for watching their tvN drama which began airing on July 24.Seo's agency Jellyfish Entertainment announced on Aug. 28 that the song released that day was a remake of 1990s idol group Cool's "All for You" and the new version is titled "Love Story Part 1".The song, in line
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
JYJ's Micky Yoochunhas been picked as "Favorite Hallyu Actor" by some four million fans worldwide who took part in an online survey through portal Web sites Daum.com and Korea.com.According to Seoul Drama Awards, which commissioned the survey, the online poll was conducted from July 10.Park's role in SBS's "The Rooftop Prince" clinched the deal for the boy band member, who has made the transitio
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Actress Lee Young-ae took part in a donation ceremony in Jongno, central Seoul on Aug. 27.As the celebrity spokesperson for the "Love Donation" movement hosted by Woman Chosun magazine, Lee handed over a check to two monks from Myanmar, also known as Burma. The donation will contribute to building a school in the country.Lee got involved with the school project when she came across a particular
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
FT Island's frontman Lee Hong-gi has been named the host of popular K-pop show "M Countdown!" He is set to make his debut on Thursday".Lee Hong-gi will take the place of the current host Tony [Ahn]", a spokesperson from Mnet said on Monday".Lee is fluent in Japanese and has a large following overseas, which means that he is more than capable of acting as host".Representatives of the global show,
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
When Super Junior's Choi Si-won put his two cents in about the Dokdo islets dispute, he probably had no idea that his welfare would be at stake.On Aug. 10, Choi retweeted a post by the Blue House that read, "There is no doubt that Dokdo is our territory. We should defend it as if our lives depend on it".Cyzo Woman, a Japanese blog, reported on the matter, accusing Choi of being a "political ente
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Sin Dong-yup Sin Dong-yup was the highest-paid entertainer at terrestrial network KBS last year.Sin earned a total of W609.5 million (US$1=W1,137) as presenter of "Immortal Songs 2" and host of a talk show titled "Hello Counselor", according to data submitted by KBS on Monday to Democratic United Party lawmaker Jun Byung-hun of the National Assembly's Culture, Sports, Tourism, Broadcasting and
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 12:00 PM PDT
And now it's time for our arts and culture update with Michelle Kim. I hear she has some movies and exciting performances to tell us about today.






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