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[Entertainment News] Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun to fight zombies in period action blockbuster

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Hyun Bin reunites with Confidential Assignment director Kim Sung Hoon for the upcoming period zombie blockbuster Outbreak. The actor will go head to head with Jang Dong Gun (No Tears for the Dead) as his rival.

Outbreak is set in the Joseon dynasty, when a deadly epidemic spreads through the country and leads to an upsurge of zombies. Hyun Bin will take the lead role of talented swordsman Lee Chung, a Joseon prince held hostage in Qing China. After returning to Joseon, he assists his elder brother Crown Prince Lee Young (Kim Joo Hyuk, Like for Likes) to destroy the man-eating creatures while confronting his biggest rival Kim Ja Joon (Jang Dong Gun), the

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[Editor’s Pick] The long ride home

In 2012, the Taiwan documentary Go Grandriders about the inspiring round-island motorbike trip of a group of senior citizens set a new local box office record for documentaries. Four years later, we make the round-island pilgrimage with riders from the opposite end of the age spectrum in Cycling Angels. The first film from director Paul Chu, Cycling Angels documents the 1,200 km cycling journey of a group of children from the Yunlin County Xinyi Orphanage, the youngest of whom was only eight years old. This great test of physical and mental endurance is taxing even for adults, let alone young children who have already been through too much for their age. But, as the orphanage director ... Read More

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[Entertainment News] Lee Jong Suk & Suzy collaborate for their small screen comebacks

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Lee Jong Suk (W) and miss A's Suzy (Uncontrollably Fond) are set to make their TV drama comebacks in their first collaboration. The pre-produced SBS fantasy romance While You Were Sleeping is directed by Oh Choong Hwan (Doctors) and created by Park Hye Ryun, the screenwriter of Pinocchio, I Can Hear Your Voice and Dream High.

Lee Jong Suk plays unsociable prosecutor Jung Jae Chan, who feels isolated after transferring to a new office. The desperate rookie lawyer becomes ambitious after meeting his big fan Nam Hong Joo (Suzy), an unemployed journalist. Hong Joo can foresee adverse events through dreams but is unable to change the future. However,

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[Entertainment News] Li Chen makes directorial debut with air force film co-starring Fan Bingbing

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Popular Chinese actor Li Chen, who is also well known as a cast member of the hit variety program Keep Running, is making his directorial debut this fall with the film Sky Hunter. Produced in collaboration with the Chinese air force, Sky Hunter is billed as China's first modern aerial warfare film.

Sky Hunter revolves around an elite air force squadron that gets dispatched to carry out a dangerous cross-border anti-terrorism rescue mission. The film is expected to feature many aerial combat scenes and active fighter aircrafts of the Chinese air force.

Li Chen himself stars in the film along with girlfriend Fan Bingbing, Wang Qianyuan (Saving Mr. Wu),

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[Editor’s Pick] A meaningful twist on a revenge tale

A typical Chinese palace drama, such as Legend of Concubine Zhen Huan and The Legend of Mi Yue, usually delivers a strong message of female empowerment and involves romance, power struggle, revenge and betrayal. To fit this type of dramatic plot, the protagonist is often designed to be a concubine's daughter who is destined to bring bad luck and becomes reluctantly embroiled in a fierce power fight with her once beloved sister. Despite its formulaic plot about the underdog tale of a brilliant and lionhearted fallen princess, Princess Weiyoung still possesses unique charms that kept me watching. In the original novel The Concubine's Daughter Is Poisonous, Li Weiyoung is the third child of ... Read More

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[Editor’s Pick] Hell of a comedy

It takes a certain kind of person to turn the tragic deaths of a busload of teenagers and the terrifying images of Japanese hell into an over-the-top comedy, and that person is Kudo Kankuro. The master of wacky, talky and strangely thoughtful comedies returns to the director's chair for his fourth feature film, Too Young to Die!, which may be his weirdest yet. Too Young to Die! begins with a bus full of high school kids meeting an untimely end on a field trip. Bratty protagonist Daisuke (Kamiki Ryunosuke) wakes up in "jigoku," a fiery Buddhist-based vision of hell in which sinners suffer in different levels of gruesome punishments. Horned demon Killer K (Nagase Tomoya), the leader of the ... Read More

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[Entertainment News] Mini Yang and Ethan Ruan star in period fantasy drama Legend of Fuyao

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After starring in the hit Chinese period fantasy Eternal Love that aired earlier in the year, Mini Yang has begun filming another online novel-based costume fantasy series titled Legend of Fuyao, co-starring Taiwan actor Ethan Ruan. Based on Tian Xia Gui Yuan's 2011 novel Queen Fuyao, Legend of Fuyao is directed by Yang Wenjun, who worked with Yang on the film You are My Sunshine.

Legend of Fuyao is set in an ancient mystical China divided into five lands, with the Wuji Imperial City as the seat of the states. Yang plays the eponymous heroine Meng Fuyao, a swordswoman of the Xuanyuan Sect in Taiyuan. In order to collect the secrets to deciphering

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[Entertainment News] Lee Byung Hun & Kim Tae Ri to star in Kim Eun Sook’s new historical melodrama

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Eight years after Iris, Lee Byung Hun will return to the small screen in the new drama Mr. Sunshine, the third collaboration between screenwriter Kim Eun Sook and director Lee Eung Bok after smash hits Descendants of the Sun and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God. Rookie actress Kim Tae Ri (The Handmaiden) will make her TV drama debut in the historical melodrama about the love story between a soldier and a young woman from a prestigious family.

Set in the early 1900s, Mr. Sunshine will tell the story of a group of voluntary soldiers fighting against the Japanese occupation of Korea. In 1871, a teenage boy boards a U.S. warship and becomes an American

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[Editor’s Pick] Modern hip-hop classic

During his Hot Clip days, Beenzino experimented with different genres to produce refreshing hip-hop sounds. After forming Jazzyfact with producer Shimmy Twice, he established his unique jazz rap style and soon became one of the most sought-after rappers in the music scene. The pioneering musician emerged as a soloist in 2012 with his first album 24:26, which has a significant influence on the development of Korean hip-hop. Breaking the convention of hip-hop music, the album is a groundbreaking release that deserves classic status. While the lead-off track Nike Shoes looks like an advert song for the sports brand, it's actually a breezy love song about Beenzino's ideal type. Primary's groovy ... Read More

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Internet sensation Dhinchak Pooja’s videos vanish from internet

Internet Sensation Dhinchak Pooja became famous for being very bad at what she called as singing. The initial response was bad but she picked up fame with a number of videos posted by her. However, suddenly most of the content of Dhinchak Pooja vanished from the Internet. Just one of her videos is available on […]

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