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Song Joong Ki Joins Forces With So Ji Sub, Hwang Jung Min To Escape 'Battleship Island' This July
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Song Joong Ki Joins Forces With So Ji Sub, Hwang Jung Min To Escape 'Battleship Island' This July

Three of Korea's most popular and talented leading men will join forces to helm "Battleship Island," a film based on the massive prison break from Hashima Island, a forced labor camp. The film will be Song Joong Ki's first major project after the success of KBS' megahit "Descendants of the Sun" last year.

According to a report by Drama Beans, Song Joong Ki will be joined by veteran actor So Ji Sub and Hwang Jung Min. The report indicated that for the movie, So Ji Sub plays the role of a common street fighter who becomes one of the key characters in the escape.

Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, Song Joong Ki Talk The Battleship Island With Fans And Press At Singapore Stop
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Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, Song Joong Ki Talk The Battleship Island With Fans And Press At Singapore Stop

The team behind the latest blockbuster movie from South Korea, The Battleship Island, including director Ryoo Seung Wan and cast members Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, and Song Joong Ki, were in Singapore on August 8 as the first stop of their promotional tour. Besides meeting members of the press, the four gentlemen also held a Meet and Greet session with fans and attended the Gala Premiere during their whirlwind trip.

At the press conference, when asked who would have the best survival skills in times of war, the two senior actors Hwang Jung Min and So Ji Sub were unanimous in their answers, agreeing that Song Joong Ki will survive easily. I think everyone here except Joong Ki will experience pain if we have to perform aggressive movements, Hwang Jung Min said, causing his co-stars to burst into laughter. So Ji Sub added, He also got out of the army not too long ago so it has to be Joong Ki. To this, Song Joong Ki replied Im the youngest so I also think it will be me.

Film Review: The Battleship Island, Starring Song Joong Ki, So Ji Sub, And Hwang Jung Min
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Film Review: The Battleship Island, Starring Song Joong Ki, So Ji Sub, And Hwang Jung Min

There has been a lot of hype surrounding the war film, The Battleship Island due to its star-studded cast. Considering the fact that one of the stars is set to marry Song Hye Kyo, there has been even more publicity surrounding the movie.

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Upon its recent release, the film already impressively sold over 6 million tickets in Korea alone. This obviously has a lot to do with the cast and story, but it also has to do with director Ryu Seung Wan, who directed the hit movie Veteran as well. He worked especially hard to bring this important part of history to life.

Lee Jung Jae describes filming for his new movie 'Warriors of the Dawn'
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Lee Jung Jae describes filming for his new movie 'Warriors of the Dawn'

OnSBS's 'One Night of TV Entertainment' aired on June 6,actor Lee Jung Jaetalked about how hard it was to film for his new movie 'Warriors of the Dawn.'

"I tried my best to look messy on screen. It took about two hours to get my makeup done while shooting, taking on the role of a soldier eating and sleeping in the mountains," the movie star stated.

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Meanwhile, 'Warriors of the Dawn' is a historical film set in the late 1500s during the Imjin War, starring Lee Jung Jae and Yeo Jin Goo.

Nam Tae Hyun spotted waiting for Jung Ryeo Won at movie filming?
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Nam Tae Hyun spotted waiting for Jung Ryeo Won at movie filming?

Nam Tae Hyun and Jung Ryeo Won's dating rumors have taken off once again.

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According to reports on June 13, the former WINNER member and actress are allegedly in a romantic relationship. Reports say Nam Tae Hyun was spotted waiting for Jung Ryeo Won to wrap up filming for the upcoming movie 'Gate' in the early hours of the morning. 

One insider stated, "Nam Tae Hyun was waiting for someone at the 'Gate' set for a long time. After a while, Jung Ryeo Won came out, and the two talked and acted in a way that can only be seen as lovers." Another insider commented, "The two weren't worried about anyone else seeing them. It doesn't seem Nam Tae Hyun is appearing in 'Gate'. It surprised everyone to see him waiting there alone early in the morning."