Weekly News Update: November 4, 2012 to November 10, 2012

CELEBRITY NEWS

Uhm Tae Woong has just announced that he’s getting married in early January 2013! He got introduced through Tae Woong’s older sister Uhm Jung Hwa and started dating this year. His bride-to-be is a prima ballerina at the Korean National Ballet named Yoon Hye Jin and is currently 5 weeks pregnant. Her father is actually veteran actor, Yoon Il Bong.

DRAMA NEWS

  • New romantic comedy project, All About My Romance will be helmed by the crew behind Protect the Boss — writer Kwon Ki-young and PD Sohn Jung-hyun. The leads will play two congress members from opposing political parties who fall in love and have to figure out how to make it work.  It is currently trying to woo Shin Ha-kyun (Brain) and Im Soo-jung (All About My Wife) as its leads.  All About My Romance plans to follow That Winter, The Wind Blows on SBS.
  • Oohlala Spouses gets a two-episode extension.
  • Kim Ji-hoon (Joeson X-Files) is returning to dramaland post-army service, taking up a lead role in tvN’s Flower Boy Next Door, the third drama in the cable station’s “Oh Boy” series. Kim Ji-hoon portrays a rather weak rookie webtoon artist. He’s described as being attractive despite his difficult, stubborn, and rude personality.
  • Upcoming weekend drama, Noodle House will be directed by Joo Seong-woo (Hooray for Love) while the screenplay is by Koo Heyon-sook (Indomitable Daughters-In-Law).The drama is about a household that’s been running a noodle house for three generations.

MOVIE NEWS

  • Chun Jung Myung (Man of Honor) has stated that his next project will be a movie, Queen of the Night. It’s a thriller about a man who appears to be married to the perfect woman, who then starts to suspects there is more to her past that he knows. There are eporting that PIE might reunite with his Man of Honor co-star Park Min Young (Dr. Jin) Though word from Park Min Young’s agent indicate that she is leaning against taking it. The movie is scheduled to start shooting in December so the two leads are in serious talks at this point.
  • Kang Dong-won (Psychic, Jeon Woo-chi) has completed his mandatory military service and is reportedly already back to civilian life. He’s in talks to star in the action historical film Band of Thieves slated for next year, opposite Ha Jung-woo. The movie is the next project from director Yoon Jong-bin (Nameless Gangster). Band of Thieves is an action sageuk set in the Joseon era about a group of bandits. The movie plans to start shooting first thing in the new year.
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