Love and lust in the tropics sets off a chain of events that will change four peple’s lives. Jo In Sung won both a Best Actor and a Baeksang Award for this drama, which is known for its twist ending.
Vic Zhou, also known as Vic Chou and affectionately by fans as Zaizai, is a Taiwanese actor, singer, and model. A former member of legendary pop group F4 (also known as JVKV) and a popular drama actor, he has achieved a level of critical and popular acclaim beyond almost all other Taiwanese stars.
Galaxy Express, winner of Korea’s Musician of the Year Award for 2011, and stars of rockumentary TURN IT UP TO 11, are embarking on a North American tour with fellow Korean rockers Vidulgi OoyoO and Idiotape. You can get a sneak peak of their best songs on iTunes today!
The popular Korean Movie Night Series continues in New York City this month, this time exploring Korean anime. You still have time to catch YOBI, THE FIVE-TAILED FOX, WHAT IS NOT ROMANCE, and AUDITION on the big screen – for free! Doors open at 6:30pm and seating is first come, first served so don’t be late. All movies will be screening at Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street. Click for exact dates and movie info.
On Friday, March 11, DramaFever will crank up the volume with TURN IT UP TO 11, the rock and roll documentary, Korean-style. You’ll get up close and personal with Korean indie rock bands Galaxy Express, Tobacco Juice and Apollo 18. Streaming exclusively in North America on DramaFever, this down and dirty, behind the scenes rockumentary is a loud, good time. Tune in March 11 and TURN IT UP TO 11!
Take the hottest Korean actors, introduce them to Japanese directors, have them all run off and make a movie. Correction, make that seven movies, and you’ve got the Telecinema series! Starting March 17 with The Relation of Face, Mind and Love, each week will have a new movie releases for seven weeks.
Rising star Moon Chae Won returns to dramas in the delightful family drama It’s OK, Daddy’s Girl. Known for her luminous performances in The Painter of the Wind and Shining Inheritance, Chae Won plays a spoiled daughter who must grow up for the sake of her beloved father. The large supporting cast includes many well-known faces, including Kpop stars Donghae (Super Junior) and Kang Min Hyuk (CN Blue) and veteran actor Park In Hwan. The drama combines romance, intrigue, tears and laughter in a heartwarming series that has something for everyone.
Jake Adelstein, author of Tokyo Vice–one of the rare books revealing real yakuza culture in Japan–helms the discussion for “Yakuza in Popular Media & Real Life”.
New calendars for March 2011 are here with DAEMUL, QUEEN OF REVERSALS and YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL.