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.

'Ask Us Anything' Members Fulfilled Their Promise For The Five Percent Rating, Kang Ho Dong Dyed His Hair In Half Red And Blue
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'Ask Us Anything' Members Fulfilled Their Promise For The Five Percent Rating, Kang Ho Dong Dyed His Hair In Half Red And Blue

Kang Ho Dong has been in entertainment industry for a long time. After all of those times, he still shows professionalism in every show. Recently, he and Seo Jang Hoon did drastic transformation as their promise.

Previously, at JTBS's "Ask Us Anything," the members of the show including Kang Ho Dong, Seo Jang Hoon, Heechul and many others have promised to show something new if the ratings got five percent. As it came to reality, on the episode aired on Apr. 15, finally the members kept their promise to the viewers, Soompireported.

Kang Ho Dong and Min Kyung Hoon run into this celebrity on the street on 'Give Me a Meal'!
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Kang Ho Dong and Min Kyung Hoon run into this celebrity on the street on 'Give Me a Meal'!

On the April 19 broadcast of 'Give Me a Meal', Kang Ho Dong and guest Buzz's Min Kyung Hoon went on the hunt for their next hearty meal in Hannam-dong, when they bumped into a familiar face in the street!

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Downcast from their opposing team consisting of Super Junior's Heechul and Lee Kyung Kyu failing to enter a house, Kang Ho Dong and his partner were walking sullenly when the MC stopped in his tracks. "Oh my God!" he exclaimed with surprise.