Jo In Sung, Kim Yoon Seok, Heo Jun Ho, Koo Kyu Hwan and Cast of Hit Movie Escape From Mogadishu Celebrate Breaking 3 Million Tickets Sold

The year long delay was no deterrent for potboiler political action flick Escape From Mogadishu, the Korean movie this weekend became the biggest box office hit in South Korea this year 2021. It overtook Black Widow and now has 3 million tickets sold. South Korea like around the world remains under COVID-19 restrictions still and this summer the Seoul region actually entered the strictest regulations yet again. So that makes Escape’s box office haul quite impressive and during a normal era this would easily have doubled the tickets sold. The reviews are solid and it has four incredibly talented acting leads with veterans Kim Yoon Seok and Heo Jun Ho playing dueling South Korean and North Korean Ambassador to Somalia, with Jo In Sung and Koo Kyu Hwan as their right hand man/intelligence officer. It’s based on a true story when the Koreas sent ambassadors to African countries to court their vote in the UN and the ambassadors to Somalia and their entourage got stuck in the Somali civil war and needed to find a way out. The collaborating together is a hallmark of South Korean movies but the usual difference in culture and politics to add the conflict.

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Jung Hae In and Koo Kyu Hwan Bring the Buddy Comedy in Unexpectedly Entertaining Teaser for Netflix Drama D.P. Deserter Pursuit Premiering End of August

After K-actor Jung Hae In broke our in While You Were Sleeping and Prison Playbook, his first male lead role in Pretty Noona Buys Me Food (Something in the Rain) was as expected a star making turn that got all … Continue reading

Kwak Dong Yeon and Koo Kyu Hwan Sign on for TVing X-files Type Drama Monstrous with the Script By the Director of Train to Busan and the Writer of My Holo Love

A cool new drama and casting news to get excited about recently dropped. TVing is preparing a K-drama titled Monstrous that is being described like the Korean X-files. To which I say, everyone first go watch Joseon X-files. But I … Continue reading

Jung Hae In Confirmed to Lead Netflix Army Themed K-drama D.P. Adapted From Manhwa

Streaming giant Netflix continues onward with drama investment and production especially on the heels of COVID-19 when onscreen entertainment is mostly streaming with movie theaters closed or limited. The platform is adapting the manhwa D.P. (Deserter Pursuit) into a K-drama … Continue reading