Though K-Dramas are a never-ending circle of romance, plot-twists and heartache, the artistry in Korean Movies isn’t anything to undermine. The Korean movie industry has been booming with the Hallyu wave and with it’s nomination at several overseas film festivals, Korean movies are well on their way to becoming globally loved.
Here is a list of 5 upcoming movies by some of our favourite actors, that you should look out for.
This action thriller movie set to air on November 24th stars Ma Dong Seok, (SHINee) Minho and (2EYES) Da Eun. Minho and Da-eun play two runaway teens who try to score big money by luring Ma Dong Seok into a motel. Things, go awry and the story picks off from there. The interesting poster revelead is what caught our attention, almost making us want to witness this in person. This movie recently had it’s world premiere at the 2016 Busan International Film Festival.
My Annoying Brother/ Hyung:
Starring (EXO) D.O and Cho Jung Seok, this comedy film follows the recent trend of ‘bromance’. The story follows an older brother who is released out of prison, under the false cause of taking care of his blind brother. What follows is a funny and heart-warming story of a con-artist older brother and a blind ex-judo athelete younger brother, learning to become family again. Park Shin Hye plays the role of a judo coach in the film. The film is set to release on November 24th in South Korea.
Directed by Lee Eon Hee, this mystery film stars Uhm Ji Won and Kong Hyo Jin. The story revolves around a mother who tries to find her kidnapped daughter who last went missing with her babysitter. The movie releases on November 30th in South Korea.
Will You Be There?
Inspired by the french novel ‘Seras tu-la?‘ by Guillame Musso, this film follows an old surgeon who is given a second chance at correcting his past. Faced with a serious illness, the surgeon’s dying wish is to see his girlfriend who died in an accident 30 years ago. He receives 10 pills that enable him to travel back in time, from a mysterious old man, and decides to save his old girlfriend. But in the past, he firsts meets himself. This sci-fi film stars Kim Yun Seok and Byun Yon Han. It’ll be released sometime in December 2016.
By writer and director Choi Ui Seok, this crime action film is about the intellectual crime investigation team that decides to go after Won Network. A battle of wits between the charismatic and bold leader of the investigation team, and the president and section chief of Won Network. The movie stars Gang Dong Won, Lee Byung Hun and Kim Woo Bin. It’ll release in theaters sometime in December 2016.
These are just a few of the Korean movies that you should watch out for. With the onset of a new years, we are sure that we’ll have some exceptional movies to love and adore. Let us know what your ultimate Korean movie favorites are in the comments below!