Kang Dong Won Turns Down Role For Burning Film

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Kang Dong Won turns down role for 'Burning' film
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Kang Dong Won turns down role for 'Burning' film

It appears actor Kang Dong Won will not be appearing in directorLee Chang Dong's upcoming film'Burning', despite having looked over the script.

According toreports on July 7, Kang Dong Won has rejected the offer to star in 'Burning'.The film revolves around the story of a wealthy man and a delivery man who try to win the heart of a woman, and is based on Japanese author Haruki Murakami's novel 'Norwegian Wood'.

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Originally, actors Kang Dong Won and Yoo Ah Inwere cast for the leading roles, stirring up commotion. However, Kang Dong Won has made the final decision to turn down the role.

Kang Dong Won offered to star in new French film
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Kang Dong Won offered to star in new French film

Actor Kang Dong Won is currently attending the '70th Cannes Film Festival' in France.

According to a film representative on May 22, Kang Dong Won has received an offer to star in a small French movie and is looking to meet and discuss with affiliates at the luxurious festival. The actor is hoping to cross the boundaries between Asia and Europe through this event.

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Meanwhile, the star-studded event, which opened on May 17, will be going on until May 28.

Kang Dong Won Wins Award At 16th New York Asian Film Festival
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Kang Dong Won Wins Award At 16th New York Asian Film Festival

Actor Kang Dong Won recently attended the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), where he took home the Star Asia Award.

The festival posted an official announcement regarding this honor through social media, and also shared a live video of the actor actually receiving the award.

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In his acceptance speech, he relayed, Im very happy to have been invited to such a great movie festival, and to be awarded a huge honor. [This movies] genre is an uncommon one in Korea as well and many people worked together to challenge this new movie, so Im thankful to be able to meet the audience in New York.

Go Ara To Possibly Return To Small Screen In Lead Role Opposite Seo Kang Joon
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Go Ara To Possibly Return To Small Screen In Lead Role Opposite Seo Kang Joon

Earlier, it was reported that actress Go Ara had received an offer for the lead role in the KBS 2TV drama Are You Human Too? (literal title).

A representative from the actresss management agency, Artist Company, stated on April 26, Go Ara did receive an offer for the lead role in KBS2s drama Are You Human Too? and is currently looking it over.

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The drama will be about artificially intelligent robots that are part of a fraud project for which they impersonate human beings.

DIAs Jung Chaeyeon Lands Lead Role In New TV Film Alongside Rapper San E
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DIAs Jung Chaeyeon Lands Lead Role In New TV Film Alongside Rapper San E

DIAs Jung Chaeyeon will be starring in her first movie!

On April 27, Jung Chaeyeons agency MBK Entertainment announced that she will be starring as the female lead character in an upcoming television film titled Love Again (tentative title). Rapper San E will be playing the male lead role opposite her.

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Love Again is a fantasy mystery film that centers around a genius songwriter (San E) who goes through a traumatizing event and becomes unable to write any more songs. But when the songwriter discovers a mysteriously alluring tune through his social media and leaves for Vietnam, he begins to find his true self. Jung Chaeyeon will challenge herself to play a dual role as a purehearted and mysterious woman.