Rising Film Actress Kim Da Mi Cast in K-movie Remake of Chinese Film Soul Mate

When I say the movie title Soul Mate it sounds so generic and I’m not sure if many readers know which movie I am referring to. The original Chinese language title is so much more intimate Qi Yue Yu An Sheng (七月与安生), referring to the names of the two girls turned women of this movie. It’s a movie about two best friends, females of course, but deeper than assuming they are lesbians unable to realize their love or they become rivals in chasing the ideals of their dreams. It’s about friendship and love and all that lays between, and the original was lovely and got tons of nominations and/or awards for the two leads Zhou Dong Yu and Sandra Ma (Ma Sichun). Korea is now remaking it and has cast as one of the female leads rising movie actress Kim Da Mi, who made quite an impression in 2019 with The Witch and is currently the IT girl in Chungmuro. I’m cautiously optimistic about this remake and would love to see movie land elevate yet another talented rookie to rock the stage along with Kim Da Mi. So the question is – who will be Qi Yue and who is An Sheng? Continue reading

2018 Grand Bell Awards Fetes Burning as Best Film and Departed Kim Joo Hyuk Wins Best Supporting Actor

I can’t say the 2018 Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards) were all that exciting mostly because K-movies haven’t really excited me in recent years. There is still envelope pushing and creativity for sure but the days of Old Boy and … Continue reading