Director Hong Sang Soo Resurfaces After Scandal

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Hong Sang-soo Makes New Film with Paramour Kim Min-hee
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Hong Sang-soo Makes New Film with Paramour Kim Min-hee

Hong Sang-soo (left) and Kim Min-hee

Director Hong Sang-soo is making a new film with actress Kim Min-hee. It will be Hong's 22nd feature and the fifth starring Kim.

Shooting began in early September, film industry sources said Thursday.

Hong has worked with Kim since 2015 with "Right Now, Wrong Then", "On the Beach at Night Alone", "The Day After - 2017" and "Claire's Camera", which has not yet been released.

Their May-to-September romance went public last year, and they admitted to their extramarital relationship at a press event for "On the Beach at Night Alone" in March this year.

Steven Yeun, Ki Hong Lee, Korean stars in Hollywood
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Steven Yeun, Ki Hong Lee, Korean stars in Hollywood

Various Korean stars have stepped into Hollywood.

Pom Klementieff from "Guardians of Galaxy VOL.2", Steven Yeun from "Okja" and Ki Hong Lee from "Wish Upon" are some of them.

Pom Klementieff from "Guardians of Galaxy VOL.2" is a Korean-French actress.

She starred in the American remake of "Old Boy" and became well-known in Korea. In "Guardians of Galaxy VOL.2", she starred as Mantis, a character with special powers to read one's mind.

She has also been cast for the upcoming "The Avengers: Infinity War".

Ji Chang Wook Transforms Into Director Behind The Scenes In Suspicious Partner
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Ji Chang Wook Transforms Into Director Behind The Scenes In Suspicious Partner

On June 18, the production staff of Suspicious Partner revealed some cute behind-the-scenes stills from Episode 24, which broadcast on June 15.

In that scene, Ji Wook (Ji Chang Wook) embraces Bong Hee (Nam Ji Hyun) and confesses to her. In the stills, Ji Chang Wook playfully takes on the role of director and cinematographer as he literally goes behind the camera.

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While filming the scene, Ji Chang Wook monitored the performances carefully on the camera and after a discussion with Director Lee, the director cheerfully handed him over the reins on set. However, director Park Seon Ho made sure to keep an eye on him as the actor took over his role.

Former Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Kim Sang Gyun Talks About His Adorable Friendship With Wanna Ones Yoon Ji Sung
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Former Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Kim Sang Gyun Talks About His Adorable Friendship With Wanna Ones Yoon Ji Sung

Kim Sang Gyun recently sat down for an interview to talk about his memorable time on Produce 101 Season 2.

When asked whether he was able to get close to any of the other trainees on the show, Kim Sang Gyun answered, I was close to Yoon Ji Sung, but I got along with all the other MMO trainees as well because they were so cheerful.

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He was then asked who his No. 1 pick was among all the trainees, to which he wittily replied, Its me. I picked myself because I needed to survive. Yoon Ji Sung picked me, too.

Kim Sang Gyun From Produce 101 Season 2 Talks About His Adorable Friendship With Wanna Ones Yoon Ji Sung
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Kim Sang Gyun From Produce 101 Season 2 Talks About His Adorable Friendship With Wanna Ones Yoon Ji Sung

Kim Sang Gyun recently sat down for an interview to talk about his memorable time on Produce 101 Season 2.

When asked whether he had gotten close to any of the other trainees on the show, Kim Sang Gyun answered, I was close to Yoon Ji Sung, but I got along with all the other MMO trainees as well because they were so cheerful.

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He was then asked who his No. 1 pick was among all the trainees, to which he wittily replied, Its me. I picked myself because I needed to survive. Yoon Ji Sung picked me, too.