Thursday, May 25, 2017

[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk leaves - 2017-05-25

No need to really explain this Instagram post. His way of saying he won't be around for awhile now that he's working on the new movie. And that film is going to require all of his attention, focus, and concentration. It's a difficult part that he'll be playing, one that demand everything he has to give and every bit of acting talent. So, Eels will need to be patient and supportive until he's finished filming.





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[Pics[ Jang Keun Suk's newest Toki Love Story Photos - 2017-05-25

JKS put out another Toki Love Story set of photos again. Talk about being a hunk!!!! He's really not being fair to other men. 😝



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(Article] Jang Keun Suk Selected at Doota Duty Free Promo Model - 2017-05-25



[Seoul Economy]
2017-04-25

"It Shopping Time"...Jang Keun Suk, Doota Duty Free Promotional Model


Korean Wave Star Jang Keun Suk is selected as a duty-free promotional model to lead Asian shopping culture.

Jang Keun Suk will be selected as the new face of Duta Duty Free Shop and will actively work as a promotional model. It is expected that synergies between Jang Keun Suk and Doota Duty Free are expected to be great, as it is a global popularity and plays an active part in many advertising models both at home and abroad, and is firmly established as a leading Korean wave star in Korea.



The Duta Duty Free Shop, which was established in conjunction with Jang Keun Suk, was the first duty free shop in Korea to enhance customer convenience so that customers can shop at night by utilizing the characteristics of Dongdaemun area. It is also a hot place because it provides a variety of benefits for late-night shopping customers.

Jang Keun Suk is a model for the duty-free shop industry, so more than half of the customers are foreign tourists, so most of them are attracting Korean-style stars who have proven their influence overseas and are highly influential so that they can appeal to foreigners who are the main target.

Jang Keun Suk fans from 35 countries around the world made a big publicity event at Gimpo Airport, Incheon Airport, Mart, Bus, Subway Line 2, Line 4 and Seoul Station, Proved.

Jang Keun Suk, who is enjoying explosive love not only in Korea and Japan, but also in Asia, and Duta Duty Free, which will dynamically fill the lifestyle of Dongdaemun, the hub of Hallyu Shopping, is expected to draw a corner of the Korean shopping industry.

Jang Keun Suk said: "I am glad to be the model of the Duta Duty Free Shop, which is the hot place of the Dongdaemun that is more beautiful at night and can be with you until late at night. I hope you enjoy shopping with me."
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On the other hand, Jang Keun Suk appears in Kim Ki-Duk's 23rd feature film 'Human Time'. The film contains the process of tracing the origin of mankind by examining the limits of human emotion, morality, and ethics. 'Human Time' starts shooting in early June, and Jang Keun Suk returns to the screen in six years.


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[Articles] Jang Keun Suk accepts role in Director Kim Ki Duk's film - 2017-05-25

On May 23, Soompi published a breaking story: Jang Keun Suk had accepted the film role he'd been offered.

Jang Geun Suk To Transform Into Violent And Impulsive Character For Upcoming Film

D. Kim May 23, 2017



Actor Jang Geun Suk will be undergoing a drastic transformation for his character in upcoming film “The Time of Humans” (literal title).

On May 23, his agency Tree J Company stated that the actor will start filming for the movie near the end of May.

“The Time of Humans” will be a film about the process of searching for the root of mankind while testing the boundaries of people’s emotions, ethics, and morals. It has been revealed that Jang Geun Suk will be playing a violent and cold-hearted character.

He shared, “It’s been a long time since I’ve appeared in a movie, and it’s an honor to work with director Kim Ki Duk. I decided on this film because I thought it would be interesting to portray a character that just acts on impulse.”

This is his first time returning to the big screen in six years. Are you excited for his new role?

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At the same time, both Korean and Japanese as well as English language publications also broke the story. 

 

Jang Keun-suk to return to big screen with Kim Ki-duk's film

Yonhap News
2017-05-22 10:31


SEOUL, May 22 (Yonhap) -- Actor Jang Keun-suk will return to Korea's big screen with award-winning director Kim Ki-duk's new film, his management agency said Monday.

Tree J Co. said Jang has recently confirmed his appearance in "The Time of Humans." It will be his first film in six years and first work with the auteur.


Kim's 23rd feature film is about a journey to get to the root of human beings while testing the limits of human emotions, morality and ethics.

Jang, who will play alongside Ahn Sung-ki, one of the most established and respected actors in Korea, is said to show a different acting style in this film where he plays a cruel and cold-blooded character.

"It's been a while since I did a film, and I am so honored to work with director Kim Ki-duk whom I respect," the company quoted Jang as saying. "I've decided to join because it appealed to me to play the most instinctive side of human beings."

The actor will start shooting at the end of this month.


South Korean singer and actor Jang Keun-suk arrives on the red carpet for the 1st International Film Festival and Awards Macao in Macao, China, on Dec. 26, 2016.

   jaeyeon.woo@yna.co.kr
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Within hours, we learned who all the actors are and more about the role JKS will play.




The complete cast as of today, are from top left to bottom right are: Ahn Sung Ki, Ryu Seung Bum, JKS, Lee Sung Jae, Joe Odagiri, and Fujii Mina. Not pictured is Ahn Sung Ki's second son, Philip, who will debut in the film.
 
Jang Keun Suk will play will play the lead. His character, named Adam, is the son of a member of the national assembly. He's a dark and violent character. Meanwhile, Fujii will play Eve, the movie's heroine. Fujii worked with JKS a number of years on the Every Little Thing music video for Star & Moon.
Lee Sung Jae plays JKS' father, and Anh Sung Ki plays an old man with a dark and evil character. This character, apparently, will be Ahn's first time in his long career of playing this type of character. He said he's looking forward to it. Ryu Seung Boem, a veteran of other Kim films including Kim's most recent film, The Net, plays a gangster

Joe Odagiri makes a guest appearance as Fujii's boyfriend. He previously worked on another Kim film, Vimon, in 2008. Odagiri is considered the Johnny Depp of Japan because of his unconventional grunge style and wild mop of hair as well as his preferred choice of Art House films. Odagiri is also well acquainted with JKS.

Human Time (the working title) is about a battle ship that is converted into a cruise ship entering into an unexpected new world while cruising and the internal aspects of the people aboard which arise there.  It will test the boundaries of people's morals and ethics while violence, murders and sexual desires are swirling about. Per Newsen, while everyone is asleep the waters disappear and the ship stops in an unknown space. Confused, the people begin to fight each other to for remaining food.

The first script reading was held on May 25 in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.





(additional credit to TV Report and Daily Sports for some of this information)



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[Pics] Jang Keun Suk returned home from Japan on May 21 - 2017-05-26

While in Tokyo, JKS visited an art museum to see the photo exhibition of Mika Ninagawa. She did a photo shoot of him for cover photo of AERA magazine, June 5th issue. And he was seen by a couple of Eels at the Zikzin cafe having lunch. He said hello to them as he was leaving. Then off to the airport to return to Gimpo.



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[Instagram] Jang Keun Suk's latest updates - 2017-05-25

Sorry, Everyone. Due to unforeseen computer problems, we've been unable to update the blog for several days. However, we're back online so let's start with all the good news that has occurred this last week.

First are JKS' last two Instagram updates.


_asia_prince_jks#花郷 #lovely #taste 
English translation: Hanasato.... (Hanasato is JKS' favorite restaurant in Tokyo.)

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_asia_prince_jks#Soda #today !!!!!! 
NOTE: JKS did a photo shoot and interview with SODA magazine, another Japanese publication. The issue just went on sale.

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These are a few of the photos taken during the shoot.



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Friday, May 19, 2017