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‘1987,’ film on historic democratic movement boasts star-studded cast

Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo hae-jin and Kim Tae-ri will star in the historical drama film tentatively titled “1987,” which draws on the democratization movement of 1987, a watershed event in th...

Updated : 2017.04.03 15:31

Actress Shim Eun-kyung signs contract with Japanese management firm

South Korean actress Shim Eun-kyung signed a management deal with a Japanese company, her Korean agency said Monday. Management AND said she inked the deal with Humanite Co., expecting the Japanese ...

Updated : 2017.04.03 15:17

[Box Office] Movies in theaters

One Line (Korea) Opened March 29 Crime, thriller. Directed by Yang Kyung-mo University student Lee Min-jae (Im Si-wan), struggling in poverty, seeks out loan brokerage services to borrow money fr...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:45

[Movie Review] ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is fascinating, not without glitches

One of the most striking sequences in “Ghost in the Shell,” a dystopian noir-thriller with no shortage of striking sequences, shows a female cyborg being assembled in mid-air, piece by piece. The c...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:44

[Movie Review] ‘Zookeeper’s Wife’ looks at smaller elements of global story

A small child lifts his arms so that he can be lifted up into a waiting train. There is an innocence in the youngster’s eyes revealing no knowledge of the horrific fate that lies ahead. He’s follo...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:43

‘Oneday,’ a fantasy-drama hybrid about death and grief

Kim Nam-gil and Chun Woo-hee team up for an unlikely romance in “Oneday,” a quiet drama about death and the grief of those who survive. “It felt like a fairy tale for adults. I wasn’t sure how ...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:41

[Herald Interview] Kim Yun-jin still hungry for the next role

In the upcoming horror film “House of the Disappeared,” actress Kim Yun-jin portrays a mother fiercely protective of her children, inside a house that appears to be haunted by uneasy spirits. She ...

Updated : 2017.03.30 18:22

Hollywood monster flick 'Colossal' releases photos of Korean filming

The Hollywood sci-fi action thriller "Colossal" unveiled photos of its South Korean filming Thursday to attract more interest from local movie fans ahead of its release next month. In the new US Sun...

Updated : 2017.03.30 15:26

Paramount sprinkles stardust on CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - Paramount rolled out its big guns Tuesday as it enlisted an array of Hollywood’s finest -- from George Clooney to Matt Damon -- to present its movies for the coming year. The studi...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:53

Making ‘Valerian’ was childhood dream for Besson

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - Legendary sci-fi director Luc Besson revealed Tuesday he has been thinking about making his latest film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” since he was 10. The 58-year-o...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:53

[Herald Interview] Actor Jin Goo is at his best when relaxed on set

In the new crime flick “One Line,” Jin Goo transforms into Jang Seok-goo, a silver-tongued scammer who has a knack for sizing people up and persuading them accordingly. In the film, which traces t...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:47

Jeonju film festival line-up announced

Jeonju film festival line-up announced JEONJU (Yonhap) -- Screenings of the largest-ever number of films and a number of experimental and socially critical films are among the highlights in the line...

Updated : 2017.03.28 11:11

Director Park Chan-wook awarded Florence cultural honor

South Korean movie director Park Chan-woo was bestowed an award from the Italian city government of Florence in recognition of his role in connecting the cultures of the two countries and his contrib...

Updated : 2017.03.26 20:17

Lee Byung-hun signs contract with major Hollywood agency

South Korean actor Lee Byung-hun has recently signed up with a major Hollywood star agency that also manages Angelina Jolie, his local agency said Friday. "Lee has received many offers from large Am...

Updated : 2017.03.24 19:23

3 Korean films presold in Hong Kong film market

Three South Korean films have been presold to Asian markets, including Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines, during the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market last week, their local distributor...

Updated : 2017.03.24 13:46