Sinopsis Film I Wanna Be A Tough Guy
RECAP: FIFTH RECORD
Min-joon saves Song-yi from falling overboard, and as he puts her to bed, she pulls him down to her to give him a kiss. She murmurs, “You’ve gone crazy,” but it’s more to herself than to him, believing herself to be dreaming him up. She hushes him from speaking and sighs, “Yeah, I was too lonely all this time and it’s been hard on my body. I’m even dreaming up sexy dreams now. It’s time I married. Hormones are honest.”
Drifting off to sleep, Song-yi curls into Min-joon’s coat for warmth—the one he’s wearing, which pulls him even closer to her. Looking completely out of his element (well, even more than he is, for being an alien and all), Min-joon carefully extricates himself.
As K-Drama fans, we instantly recognize a couple of favorite faces and big names. These are the acting royalty, making up the top tier of Korea”s version of Hollywood, constantly being casted and re-casted as protagonists and basking in the spotlight on our TV/computer screens.
There”s a reason that these actors are always snagging the big roles; they bring life to their characters with a certain style and flair. But as they grow older and move on to take on more mature roles, we have to ask, who will be the second generation of acting royalty? Who are the up-and-coming actors that we can expect to reign in the future? The current princes who can claim the future vacant thrones.
Name: 이요원 / Lee Yo-won
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Star sign: Aries
Blood type: B
Family: Husband/professional golfer Park Jin Woo and one daughter, cousin/actor Lee Joong Moon
Talent agency: J&H Film
49 Days (SBS, 2011)
Queen Seon Duk (MBC, 2009)
Bad Love (KBS2, 2007)
Surgeon Bong Dal Hee (SBS, 2007)
Fashion 70′s (SBS, 2005)
Daemang (SBS, 2002)
Pure Heart (KBS2, 2001)
Blue Mist (KBS2, 2001)
Tough Guy’s Love (KBS2, 2000)
Name: 원빈 / Won Bin
Real name: 김도진 / Kim Do Jin
Profession: Actor and model
Birthplace: Jeong-seon, Kangwon-do, South Korea
Star sign: Scorpio
Blood type: O
Family: One older brother and three older sisters
Talent agency: Eden 9
Education: Jeongseon Yeoryang Elemetary, Jeongseon Yeoryang MiddleSchool, Chunchun Technology and Mechanics Highschool, BaekjeProfessional Arts College, Yong In University of Korea, Yong InUniversity Graduate School of Korea
Skills: Taekwondo, Car racing, snowboarding and motorcycling
Hobbies: Soccer, computer games and tennis
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BoA keeps cool in fall′s hottest trends
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Son Dambi toughens up with jacket and bold lip
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The girls strut acoss the red carpet in fall colors
SNSD′s Yoona, Yuri and Tiffany made an appearance at the VIP screening of film Tough as Iron, starring Yoo Ah In, held at the Wangshimni CGV in Seoul on September 30.
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Kim Bo Sung is ready to take on ′BIFF′
Heads up, US Soompiers! “Tough As Iron,” starring Yoo Ah In, is coming your way!
In “Tough As Iron,” Yoo Ah In plays the role of Gang Chul, a young man who spends his time caring for his sick mother (Kim Hae Sook). Set in Busan, the film introduces Gang Chul as the embodiment of Busan people – seemingly tough on the outside, but gentle on the inside. Despite a life of hardship, Gang Chul has a cheerful spirit, even when his mother develops dementia and often cannot recognize him. When his mother’s sickness suddenly worsens, and his best friend encounters money problems with the Yakuza, Gang Chul has no choice but to get involved with the gang for the ones he love.
Actor Yoo Ah In said that rather than playing the king, as he did in the SBS drama, “Jang Ok Jung, Living by Love,” he would prefer to continue playing roles representative of the lower class.
On October 5, at the Korea New Network (KNN) Plaza in Busan, Yoo Ah In as well as other cast and crew from the movie “Tough as Iron” met with fans who came to the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
Here he said, “While I have played the king before in TV dramas, I have often played more ordinary roles in movies.” In the 2011 film “Punch,” Yoo Ah In plays a high-school student from a poor household, and in the new “Tough as Iron” film, he plays a son who must do whatever it takes to scrape together money for his mother’s illness.
Warning – may contain some spoilers
Gang Chul (Yoo Ah In), a hardworking young man with a sunny personality, has been dealt some bad cards in life. He works a laborious job down at the Busan docks, and spends all of his time caring for his mother, Soo Ni (Kim Hae Sook), who suffers from a string of illnesses, including dementia, and who often mistakes him for his long-departed father. Although their lives are tough, Gang Chul manages to find content in the simplest of moments, taking life day by day.
On Friday, October 18, five members of “Running Man” – Ji Suk Jin, Kim Jong Kook, Song Ji Hyo, Gary, and Haha met more than 100 members of the media at the “Watsons Race Start! in Singapore” press conference held at the W Singapore Sentosa Cove hotel. It was the first time for the cast to visit Singapore together. The other two members, Yoo Jae Suk and Lee Kwang Soo, were not able to participate in the Singapore leg of their Asia Tour due to other work commitments.
It is very clear that model-turned-actor Kim Woo Bin is no doubt, one of the hottest stars on the market these days.
When he appeared in SBS’ “Gentleman’s Dignity” and KBS’ “School 2013,” he was not as noticed. However, after his stellar performances on SBS’ “The Heirs” and the film “Friend 2,” Kim Woo Bin proved to be a hit-maker and has solidified his position as a top actor.
Director Kwak Kyung Taek of the film series for “Friend” revealed that he has his eyes on Suzy! This revelation drew a lot of attention since Director Kwak usually casts male leads for his films that are usually about their rough and wild lives.
Kwak Kyung Taek was recently on the show “1 vs. 100” and said, “Since I’m always working on dark movies, it has an impact on my real life too. I want my next film to be a comedy or a romance, something that’s lighter.”
Kdrama Mi Rae’s Choice: Episode 12 Recap
Shin is both surprised and slightly annoyed to find himself ambushed by Oppa with Ajumma in tow. What is this, a joke? Oppa pays him no heed; he merely instructs Ajumma to tell Shin “everything.” Crushing the DNA results in one hand and reining in his temper with a violent effort, Oppa hurls the papers at Shin and slams his way out without another word.
Shin is naturally irritated, but anger is quickly replaced by mute astonishment when he reads the DNA results. Ajumma quietly confirms her identity: “I… am Na Mi Rae from the future. In 2014… so, 24 years ago… I married you, Kim Shin.”
laquetahodge is a Soompi Forum moderator / K-Drama blogger who is covering The Heirs for us on a weekly basis. Be sure to check out her great drama blog, K-Drama Central.
So much to talk about, so little space to write it out in. Despite some really serious issues going on, they didn’t spare some of the cuteness I so love when I watch dramas. So who shined more than some others and who else is saying “I told you so?” to Tan? *raises hand slowly*
A film titled For the Emperor has announced its principal lineup: In addition to Lee Min-ki (Temperature of Love, Chilling Romance), the film will star Park Sung-woong (New World, or maybe you’ll recall him better as independence leader Dong-jin in Gaksital) and Lee Tae-im (The Punisher, Special Investigations Unit). Solid choices, which I think we can get excited about. (I can’t vouch for Lee Tae-im, but the men are definitely awesome actors who should light it up in an action noir project.)
Last week, we featured an article on which female idol stars could best play American TV characters. This week, it is the male idols” turn!
Although the two TV cultures are pretty different, we managed to scrap up a list of the best fits for the Korean version of American TV programs. Check out who made the list below!
1. Siwon as Clark Kent (Smallville)
Clark Kent is a sweet farm boy of sorts who is a well-built, nice guy. Siwon would be great for this role because he also has a sweet, gentlemanly attitude and the fit body. It also wouldn”t surprise anyone if he turned out as heroic as Superman, ready to save not only the city but the woman he loves constantly without fail. He just seems like that type of good guy.
Yoo Ah In is now a free agent and is looking for a new company.
According to entertainment insiders on December 9, Yoo Ah In’s contract with his previous agency, Star K Entertainment has come to an end. The actor is currently looking for a new agency. Yoo Ah In was part of Star K Entertainment for the last eight years.
Yoo Ah In has been solidifying his status as a top actor through various projects with recent ones such as the SBS drama “Jang Ok Jung, Live For Love” and the film, “Tough As Iron.” It is said that after “Tough As Iron,” Yoo Ah In has been receiving more lovecalls than ever for upcoming films.
Park Bo Young gets tough, Lee Jong Seok whips out his pretty boy charms, sweet Lee Se Young flirts, and Kim Young Kwang raises eyebrows with his cheesy style in these official character posters for Blood Boiling Youth.
Each poster reflects each character’s popular school image. In the movie, Park plays Young Sook, the school’s gangster girl, and as seen on the poster, students fear her presence. Meanwhile, Lee Jong Seok’s Joong Gil is the school’s Cassanova, with the girls fawning over his handsome face. There’s also the boys’ number one crush, Lee Se Young’s So Hee, who’s a transfer student. Lastly, Kim Young Kwang’s Kwang Sik is a tough guy both at school and outside of it.