26 Years (2012) movie trailer

Korean trailer for 26 Years, a revenge movie about five people who plot to assassinate “the man” responsible for the Gwangju Massacre [wiki] in May 1980, in which hundreds of civilians were killed by the army.

The movie was directed by Jo Geun-hyun, and starred Jin Goo, Han Hye-jin, Bae Soo-bin, Im Seul-ong, Lee Geung-young and Jang Gwang etc.

The story is based on a popular webcomic by Kang Full, about five victims – gangster, sharpshooter, lobbyist, cop and businessman – of the Gwangju Massacre who attempt to assassinate the former President who was responsible for the tragedy, 26 years after the incident (which was when the webcomic was published).

The film was almost halted completely with major investors pulling out in 2008 because of political sensitivity (the massacre was real, and the ex-President is still alive). The production was revived with support from crowd funding and private investment, and it opened last week at the top of box office in Korea. Bravo.

Korean actresses pre red carpet moment

Korean Allure Magazine [Kr] is featuring an interesting segment for its February issue, titled The Moment, which showcases 14 lovely actresses making their final hour preparations for various year end award ceremonies and red carpet events.

The featured stars include Park Min-young, Song Ji-hyo, Kim Jung-eun, Jo Yoon-hee, Kim So-yeon, Han Hye-jin, Seo Woo, Min Hyo-rin, Lee Si-young, Lee Yoon-ji, Yoo Ho-jeong, Lee So-yeon, Han Eun-jung and Jung So-min…

Park Min-young
Korean actress Park Min-young Allure moment

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Pusan Film Festival 2010 red carpet show

Red carpet gala at the 15th Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea.

Included in this photo set are Han Ji-hye, Jung jun-ho, Min Hyo-rin, Kong Hyo-jin, Son Ye-jin, Park Bo-young, Cha Ye-ryun, Jeon Do-yeon, Park Sol-mi, Kim Yun-jin, Soo Ae, Yoo Ji-tae, Koo Hye-sun, Kim Hyun-joo, Lee So-yeon, Han Hye-jin, T.O.P, Ji Sung, Yoo In-na and Tang Wei. Image by Newsen [Kr].

Han Ji-hye and Jung Jun-ho, the night’s emcees…
Han Ji-hye and Jung Jun-ho at Pusan International Film Festival 2010

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Han Hye-jin, Sure, Timeless Grace

Korean actress Han Hye-jin is featured in January issue of Sure Magazine [Kr]…

Korean actress Han Hye-jin

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I Love Asia – Smile Again music video

Korean MV for Smile Again, a song from the I L♥ve Asia project by Korean celebrities to raise funds for the victims of Sichuan earthquake. It’s produced by Korean singer-producer JYP in collaboration with Chinese superstar Jackie Chan.

Other participating celebs include Jo Sung-mo, Clazziquai, Park Yong-ha, B.E.G, Gan Mi-yeon, Hwang Jung-min, Chae Yeon, Kim Dong-wan, Kim Ah-joong, Shin Hye-sung, Son Ho-young, Kim Tae-hee, Han Hye-jin, Jeon Hye-bin, J-Lim, Wonder Girls, Wheesung, Jang Nara, Kim Yuna, Han Ji-hye, Lee Jung-hyun and Battle etc.