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SISTARs Bora And Kim Ji Suk To Star In Koreas First Web Movie
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SISTARs Bora And Kim Ji Suk To Star In Koreas First Web Movie

SISTARs Bora and Kim Ji Suk will star in the web movie Irish Uppercut.

On April 19, Starship Entertainment revealed the poster for the movie that will premiere in two parts on April 24 at 11 p.m. KST through Naver TV.

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Irish Uppercut will show off the refreshing chemistry between the two leads with a gorgeous Jeju Island backdrop.  In the movie, Bora will be playing an adorable grim reaper by the name of Do Hye Na.  Do Hye Na has nothing going for her in this world, but when she passes away she meets a cook named Woo Shi Hyung, played by Kim Ji Suk, in the afterlife and they experience many episodes together in a pub called Irish Uppercut.

Go Kyung Pyo reveals the reason why he decided to star in 'Chicago Typewriter'
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Go Kyung Pyo reveals the reason why he decided to star in 'Chicago Typewriter'

Actor Go Kyung Pyo stated the reason why he decided to star in tvN drama 'Chicago Typewriter' in an interview with fashion magazine 'Grazia'!

He mentioned, "Honestly when I heard Yoo Ah In sunbaewas going to be in the drama, I thought 'I really want to do this. I'll do everything I can to work on this project' and spoke to the company about it. On top of that, actress Lim Soo Jung was returning to the small screen after 13 years. I couldn't resist. I didn't think about anything else and just waited for them to be confirmed."

[HanCinema's Digest] Culture Corner
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[HanCinema's Digest] Culture Corner

Watch a short documentary about the 'gender wars' in Gangnam, Paste explores popular culture on both sides of the DMZ, Koreans are favouring smaller weddings, and is South Korea on its way to becoming a cycling nation?

"South Korea's Gender Wars"

The affluent district of Gangnam has been at the centre of heated debates over the level of misogyny in the country. According to this report, "Feminists blamed Korea's gender inequality and took to the streets which sparked counter protests from men's rights defenders who felt men were unfairly attacked". Al Jazeera has this 24-minute documentary on the country's gender wars...

This is why Lee Sung Kyung is being called Koreas Gigi Hadid
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This is why Lee Sung Kyung is being called Koreas Gigi Hadid

W Magazine recently interviewed the acclaimed actress Lee Sung Kyung theyve dubbed her South Korea’s very own Gigi Hadid. Heres why.

The South Korean model and actress has recently become one of the most popular celebrities in Korea. Lee Sung Kyung’s acting career started in 2014 when director Kim Kyu Tae was searching for an actress to play one of the roles in the SBS drama It’s Okay, This is Love. At this time, Lee was already a successful model that had quite a large fanbase. Kim Kyu Tae’s daughter was one of her fans and she showed Lee’s Instagram to her father, and from that moment on, everything fell into place.