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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 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 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.

Wanna One's Kang Daniel and Park Ji Hoon film for 'Give Me a Meal'
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Wanna One's Kang Daniel and Park Ji Hoon film for 'Give Me a Meal'

Wanna One's Kang Danieland Park Ji Hoonhave wrapped up filming for JTBC's 'Give Me a Meal'.

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On August 2, the two 'Produce 101' contestants traveled to a traditional city in Jeonju City to ask for a meal along with Kang Ho Dongand Lee Kyung Kyu. Kang Daniel is known to have gotten 1st place, while Park Ji Hoon grabbed 2nd place on the competitive reality show.

Kang Daniel and Park Ji Hoon have been making the rounds on variety shows like 'Weekly Idol', 'Taxi', 'SNL Korea', and the pilot episode of MBC's 'It's Dangerous Outside the Blanket'.

Song Kang-ho Wins Best Actor at Fantasia Film Fest
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Song Kang-ho Wins Best Actor at Fantasia Film Fest

Song Kang-ho won best actor at Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival for "A Taxi Driver" on Thursday.

It was his second win after "The Show Must Go on" 10 years ago.

"A Taxi Driver" looks at the horrors of the military crackdown on the Gwangju democratic uprising in May 1980.

Song plays a taxi driver who takes a German journalist to the center of the protests, unaware of the impending danger.

The film passed the 1 million viewer mark on Thursday, the second day of its run.