Bumbling Cop Movie Extreme Job with Ryu Seung Ryong Breaks One Day Movie Ticket Sales Record Held By Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days

In the recently released Netflix K-drama Kingdom, Ryu Seung Ryong and Joo Ji Hoon are on opposite sides of the zombie outbreak and political struggle, and now over the on the movie side they just engaged in another battle. Ryu Seung Ryong’s bumbling cop squad movie Extreme Job was just released at the end of January, during a slow movie time slot no less, and has turned into a massive hit. On the Sunday of it’s release week, the movie sold over 1 million tickets breaking the record held by the second installment of the Along With the Gods movie costarring Joo Ji Hoon which sold 916K tickets. I watched the preview and the movie looks hella hilarious, about a mostly incompetent drug busting cop squad who decides to run a fried chicken restaurant by day in order to do surveillance at night across the street from a known drug lord operation. Eventually they get so good at selling fried chicken they can’t focus on being cops and the two sides all collide in what looks to be a thrilling drug bust taking down a cameo by veteran leading man Hwang Jung Min. Continue reading

Ladies Steal the Red Carpet at the VIP Premiere for A Taxi Driver with Song Kang Ho, Yoo Hae Jin, and Ryu Jun Yeol

Ladies ruled the red carpet, with a surprising easy on the eyes green movie poster background, at the VIP premiere of K-movie A Taxi Driver. This movie pairs veteran Song Kang Ho with German actor Thomas Kretschmann for a real life … Continue reading

MBC Holds Script Reading for Radiant Office Led by Leads Go Ah Sung and Ha Suk Jin

Script reading commenced last week upcoming MBC Wed-Thurs drama Radiant Office (Glowing Office), the drama by newbie screenwriter Jung Ho Hyun that won a MBC script writing competition. The most memorable competition winning drama script to be made into a … Continue reading

Stylish Drama Posters for Korean Entourage Sets the Stage for Entertainment World Bromance

Dang, so much hats off and kudos to the production design team of tvN‘s upcoming remake of hit US show Entourage. The drama posters are excellently stylish and evocative, blending sleek entertainment world glamour with bromance insouciance. The top one … Continue reading

2016 Baeksang Arts Awards Shines with Big Korean Film and Television Stars

This Friday night was the 2016 Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul, with the brightest Korean television and film stars of the year gathered for glitz, glamour and peer recognition. Acclaimed movie director Lee Joon Ik took home the Film side … Continue reading