The Talented and Mismatched Cast of Battleship Island Featured on Bazaar Korea

A misfit crew isn’t a derogatory observation especially when it comes to underdog tales of escape from oppression. We root for the random comrades to beat the odds and use their uniqueness to complementary advantage. That’s the feeling I get from the casting of upcoming period movie Battleship Island, the very different acting aura and visuals of the four leads Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, Song Joong Ki, and Lee Jong Hyun are really heightened in their fresh off the press Bazaar Korea pictorial. Aside from a snuggle pool around So Ji Sub, the smart move to focus on the talented cast while shooting the pictorial against gray concrete walls provides synergy to the movie about Korean escaping indentured servitude. It also does a fantastic job of highlighting each of the lead’s styles, I particularly love So Ji Sub in solitude, that’s so how I picture him lounging around. Continue reading

Song Joong Ki, So Ji Sub, and Hwang Jung Min Bring Star Power to Movie Press Conference for Battleship Island

Other than wanting to send two out of the three male leads home to change, everything looked peachy and swell at the movie press conference for upcoming period war time film Battleship Island. Based on the real life events of … Continue reading

Movie Posters for Battleship Island Show the Korean Faces Seeking Escape from a Concrete Isle

The movie posters are out for upcoming period war era movie Battleship Island, depicting the slavery and escape of Korean citizens from the Japanese industrial island of Hashima (also known as Battleship Island or Gunkanjima). Starring So Ji Sub, Song … Continue reading

Korean Women Polled Most Want to Spend Valentine’s Day With Gong Yoo Followed by Park Bo Gum and Song Joong Ki

There’s someone for everyone and that goes for dream dates as well as real ones. A recent poll on Korea asked thousands of women who they wanted to go on a Valentine’s Day date with and the results match the … Continue reading