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Up close and personal with ‘Money Heist: Korea’ cast

SEOUL—We discovered the following about these South Korean actors of “Money Heist: Korea”: Yoo Ji-tae is a goofball. Jang Yoon-ju is a playful scene-stealer. Lee Hyun-woo bends over with laughter when he hears something funny. And Park Hae-su wants everybody to know that he’s not scary. The actors are part of the cast of “The …

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Korean ‘Money Heist’: ‘They might seem similar, but are different dishes’

SEOUL—“Are you a professor?” a neighbor of Yoo Ji-tae once asked him. “I am not. I am an actor who plays the Professor in ‘Money Heist,’” Yoo answered. The neighbor was taken aback. He didn’t know that there was going to be a Korean remake of the hit Spanish show. Yoo laughed at the thought …

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The real magic used to create ‘Sound of Music’

It took a decade for the webtoon “Sound of Magic” to get its live series adaptation.  Show  director Kim Sung-yoon (“Itaewon Class”) was impressed by the original webtoon’s story that depicted the characters wavering between dreams and reality and how magic alleviated their hardships.  The original webtoon was written by Ha Il-kwon.  And Director Kim …

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Jun Ji-hyun shares her favorite scene in ‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’

Actress Jun Ji-hyun revealed that she was a fan of the “Kingdom” franchise before she became part of the series. This is why the scenes that explain the origin of the resurrection plant are her favorite scenes from the special episode “Kingdom: Ashin of the North.” “Because my character Ashin is a woman who knows …

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Suzy Bae and Nam Joo-hyuk’s ‘Start-Up’ will premiere on October

In an upcoming drama “Start-up,” Suzy Bae and Nam Joo-hyuk work their way up in the corporate world of technology. The romantic comedy boasts an impeccable lineup of actors  including Kim Seon-ho and Kang Han-na.  It is directed by Oh Choong-hwan who also directed “Hotel del Luna,” “My Love from the Star” and “Doctors”.  It …

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Everything you need to know about Song Ji-hyo and the cast of ‘Was It Love’

Poor single mom No Ae-jeong (Song Ji-hyo) can’t catch a break. All the former film school student has ever wanted was to make movies, but life got in the way. Now that she’s excited to make a film after being promoted from bookkeeper to producer, she discovers the company has gone belly up and now …

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