Seoul City To Offer Free Weekend Movie Screenings

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Seoul City to Offer Free Weekend Movie Screenings
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Seoul City to Offer Free Weekend Movie Screenings

Seoul residents will be treated to free outdoor movie screenings under bridges across the Han River for the next five weeks.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on Thursday said the city would provide screenings at 8 p.m. every Saturday from this weekend through Aug. 19 under the Cheonho Bridge in Gwangnaru, the Cheongdam Bridge in Ttukseom, the Wonhyo Bridge in Yeouido and the Seongsan Bridge in Mangwon.

Part of the city's summer festival program, the screenings will include the hit Japanese animated film "Your Name" and the Academy Award-winning "La La Land".

Seoul City to Expand Free Medical Services for Foreign Residents
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Seoul City to Expand Free Medical Services for Foreign Residents

Foreign residents in Seoul will receive expanded medical services including a more expansive range of free dental treatments, the city government said Tuesday.

The Southwest Global Center, run by the city government to help foreign residents in the capital, will stay open on weekday evenings to offer dental treatments for those who cannot afford to visit the center during the day due to work.

Currently it offers the service three times a week on Tuesday, Fridays and Sundays for foreign residents aged 10 or above who are not eligible for health insurance benefits.

The Truth Behind Lee Jong Suk Decling 'Dream' Movie Offer
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The Truth Behind Lee Jong Suk Decling 'Dream' Movie Offer

It was indeed a big surprise to everyone to know that Lee Jong Suk rejected an offer to him to play as the lead role in the upcoming movie, "Dream". Lee Byeong Heon is the director of the movie, and is best known for his previous film, "Twenty" and "Be Positive".

As of now, Lee Jong Suk is reported to be busy filming her upcoming drama series together with Suzy Bae. And because of this, most people believe that this is the main reason why he declined the offer for the lead role.

YG Entertainment, the management company of Lee Jong Suk, says that it was never confirmed that Lee Jong Suk will be appearing in "Dream". The company then added that Lee Jong Suk was still reviewing the offer during those times.

Jo In Sung Is Confirmed To Play A General In The Historical Movie 'Ansi City'
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Jo In Sung Is Confirmed To Play A General In The Historical Movie 'Ansi City'

Jo In Sung will be back playing the lead in a historical movie. His fans miss seeing him on a big screen after the last time he played in a movie, "A Frozen Flower." In this new drama, Jo In Sung will play a general.

Jo In Sung filmed "A Frozen Flower" in 2008 with his co-lead Jo Jin Moo. The movie stirred up controversy for its gay theme. But it also got many views. When bugs did a survey about the most-watched movie in 2009, "A Frozen Flower" came out as number one, KoreanIndoreported. Even though Jo Jin Moo couldn't look into Jo In Sung's eyes for three days after the bed scene, but the overall filming was successful, AllKpopreported.

UEE Turns Down Offer To Appear In New Weekend Drama
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UEE Turns Down Offer To Appear In New Weekend Drama

It looks like UEEs return to the drama industry since graduating from After School and signing on with Yuleum Entertainment is going to be later than expected.

Her agency revealed on June 8 that UEE had made the final decision to turn down the offer to appear in KBSs new weekend drama My Golden Life. She is currently looking over other potential projects.

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KBS also confirmed the news and stated, UEE was one of the many candidates we were talking to, and she has made the decision to not appear in the drama. We have not yet decided who will play the character she turned down.