New Thriller Film Toilet Accused Of Reenacting A Controversial Real Life Crime Director Responds

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New thriller film 'Toilet' accused of reenacting a controversial, real-life crime + director responds
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New thriller film 'Toilet' accused of reenacting a controversial, real-life crime + director responds

Film director Lee Sang Hun's upcoming thriller 'Toliet' has been accused of reenacting a controversial, real-life murder case from 2016.

On August 10, the 'Toliet' staff revealed the official release date set for this August, as well as the movie's main poster.

Shortly afterward, the film caused an uproar on online communities, as onlookers claimed the story was based on a 2016 murder case which occurred inside a women's public restroom near Gangnam Station. If true, it is highly likely that the movie may be a reminder of a painful event for the victim's families. Also, the phrase on the poster reads, "Everything happened due to impulse and spontaneous rage." 

Upcoming Film Toilet Is Under Controversy Due To Similarities With Real-Life Murder Case
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Upcoming Film Toilet Is Under Controversy Due To Similarities With Real-Life Murder Case

Upcoming film Toilet is under controversy for resembling a real-life homicide case that occurred near Gangnam Station in 2016.

The synopsis of the film revealed that Toilet is about two men who attempt rape and commit murder after being rejected by women. The movie poster also includes the catchphrase, Everything was accidental and out of impulsive rage.

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The film is based on the real-life Gangnam Station murder case, where a woman in her 20s was murdered by a male stranger in a public toilet on May 17, 2016. The offender had waited an hour in front of the toilet to target a female victim. At the time, the case gave rise to a nationwide dispute due to its misogynistic nature.

Hyun Bin And Son Ye Jin Confirmed For New Crime Thriller Film
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Hyun Bin And Son Ye Jin Confirmed For New Crime Thriller Film

It has been confirmed that top actors Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin have accepted their casting offers for upcoming film Negotiation (literal title).

Negotiation will be a crime thriller about a crisis negotiation teams best negotiator Ha Chae Yoon (played by Son Ye Jin) who tries to save her boss held hostage by a captor named Min Tae Kyu (played by Hyun Bin).

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This will be Hyun Bins very first time taking on a villain role.

Film director Kim Ki Duk accused of assaulting actress 'A'
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Film director Kim Ki Duk accused of assaulting actress 'A'

Film director Kim Ki Duk has been accused of assaulting female actress 'A', as reported on August 3.

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Reports stated that an actress 'A' filed a lawsuit with the Seoul Central Prosecutor's Office against the film director for slapping her on set and demanding that she film a 'bed scene' not initially included in the script. The actress was first cast for the lead female role in Kim Ki Duk's 2013 film 'Moebius', but due to Kim Ki Duk's mistreatment, she chose to halt her participation in the film, and a different actress was cast for the role.

There Is Now A Real-Life BTS Portrait Exhibit and Its Huge
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There Is Now A Real-Life BTS Portrait Exhibit and Its Huge

This gallery, dedicated to BTSs talented members is definitely a sight to behold.

ARMYs are always looking for new and exciting ways to show their love and appreciation for BTS and this Korean fansite has gone above and beyond with their most recent ambitious project.

The fansite has, in fact, created an art gallery entirely dedicated to Rap Monster and his fellow BTS members.

The art gallery, called RMoment, features scores of portraits of BTSs members hung from the ceiling.