All posts tagged "Choi Min-sik"

  • Bong Joon-ho
    Academy invites five Korean filmmakers, actors to membership for the first time

    Five South Korean filmmakers and actors have joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for the first time in history. Directors Bong Joon-ho, Kim Sang-jin and Im Kwon-taek, and actors Choi Min-sik, Song Kang-ho will...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • Yoo Jae-suk (Yonhap)
    The most beloved celebrity in South Korea? Yoo are the man!

    According to the latest Gallup Korea survey Ever wonder which celebrities are most beloved in South Korea? Gallup Korea has an answer — its latest poll, conducted in October last year, asked 1,700 Koreans over the age...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • choiminsik
    In new career peak, Choi Min-sik sweeps box offices in Korea and U.S.

    By Kwon Mee-yoo Choi Min-sik, 52, is enjoying a new peak in his career as his movies “Roaring Currents” and “Lucy” are making box office records at home and in the United States, respectively. His latest work,...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • lucy
    Choi Min-sik’s American debut movie No.1 at box office

    Scarlett Johansson-starring “Lucy” rakes in $44 M to top “Hercules”  (CNS) – “Lucy” won the herculean battle of the Hollywood box office this weekend, decisively acing out “Hercules.” “Lucy” debuted with a $44 million gate this weekend, edging...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Choi Min-sik, center, in "Lucy."
    Choi Min-sik makes U.S. debut in ‘Lucy’

    Choi Min-sik will be making his American debut through “Lucy,” due in theaters July 25. The film, also starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, is directed by Luc Besson and follows the story of a woman named...

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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  • Ha Ji-won, from left, Lee Byung-hun and Soo Hyun. Including them, a growing number of Korean actors have been given the opportunity to play with global movie stars in Hollywood films this year.  (Korea Time files)
    Are Korean actors really getting popular in Hollywood?

    By Park Si-soo Are Korean actors increasingly getting popular in Hollywood, or is it a sheer coincidence that a record number of them will have the opportunity to feature in Hollywood films this year? So far five...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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