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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.

Park Chan Wook Talks About The Future Of Korean Film In Cannes Interview
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Park Chan Wook Talks About The Future Of Korean Film In Cannes Interview

Renowned director Park Chan Wook, who is currently attending the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival, recently spoke up in an interview on what he thinks about the future of Korean cinema.

In the interview, Park Chan Wook mentioned a new generation of Korean directors such as Yeon Sang Ho, who directed Train to Busan. Directors who are on the rise as well as directors from my generation are being discovered through film festivals. When I see their development and creativity through their films, I get very emotional. I think its proof that we have something to be proud of.

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.

[Interview] Song Kang-ho not afraid of politics,
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[Interview] Song Kang-ho not afraid of politics, "Can't break conviction"

In a caf in Seoul, we met actor Song Kang-ho who is coming back with the movie "A Taxi Driver". All his movies put together make up over 10 million viewers.

While anticipation for the movie is high, Song Kang-ho said, "Although I don't care about materialistic results, it's hard work put in by a lot of people so I hope people watch it".

"A Taxi Driver" is the true story of an ordinary taxi driver named Kim Sa-bok and a German reporter who covered the incident of Gwangju 5.18.

Kim Man-sup is an ordinary taxi driver with an 11 year-old daughter named Eun-jeong (Yoo Eun-mi). He struggles with debt until one day a German reporter offers him 100,000 won for driving him to Gwangju and back.