Saturday, January 7, 2017

Upcoming Korean movies to look forward to in 2017



'Confidential Assignment'

Stars Hyunbin, Yoo Haejin, Yoona, etc. Starts Hyunbin's first action movie. About the meeting of a North and South Korean detective and their cooperation to catch a criminal.


'The King'

Stars Jo Insung, Jung Woosung, Bae Sungwoo, Ryu Junyeol, Kim Uisung, Kim Ahjoong, etc. About a guy who becomes a prosecutor from the bottom up and joins a group of elite prosecutors and experiences the good and the bad side of power. 



'Okja'

Acclaimed director Bong Joonho's comeback after 'Snowpiercer'.  Stars Hollywood actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Lily Collins, Tilda Swinton, etc. and Korean actors. About a girl trying to save her friend, an animal named Okja, from a company.



'Battleship Island'

Same director as 'Veteran'. Stars Hwang Jungmin, So Jisub, Song Joongki, and Lee Junghwan. Set in the Japanese colonial era when Koreans were taken to an island for labor and tries to escape.



'Taxi Driver'

Stars Song Kangho, Ryu Junyeol, Yoo Haejin, etc. Based on German reporter's coverage of the Gwangju Uprising with the help of a Korean taxi driver.


[Naver: Sports Seoul] Movies to look forward to in 2017, the year of Korean movie abundance


1. [+482, -66] I'm going to watch 'Taxi Driver' for sure... There's a lot of people that call the Gwangju People's Uprising a riot so I hope people will think differently after watching the movie...

2. [+360, -41] Looking forward to 2017 ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ Looking forward to 'The King' and 'Taxi Driver' ㅋㅋㅋ

3. [+341, -46] Totally looking forward to 'The King' and 'Taxi Driver'~!!! Can't wait for the release ㅎㅎ

4. [+352, -51] Song Kangho seems like a true patriot. From President No Moohyun's attorney days to the Japanese occupation and even about May 18... respect

5. [+268, -37] Can't wait for 'The King' and 'Taxi Driver'!!!

6. [+56, -4] The King, Okja, Battleship Island, etc., there are a lot of movies to watch this year. I'll be looking forward to it!!!

7. [+84, -16] Watching The King, Taxi Driver, and Battleship Island for sure

8. [+130, -32] Soooo looking forward to The King and Taxi Driver!!! Thank you Ryu Junyeol for working hard 

9. [+53, -7] So looking forward to The King, Taxi Diver, and Battleship Island

10. [+114, -28] Looking forward to Ryu Junyeol in The King and Taxi Driver!!!! Hit jackpot!!!!

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