POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 26, 2011
"The Wedding Palace," a feature film produced and directed by Christine Yoo, is making waves on the film festival circuit. Yoo is Korean-American, and her film is about a Korean-American male, played by Brian Tee ("Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift"), falling in love with a Korean national, played by Kand Hye-jung ("Welcome to Dongmakgol"), during a business trip to South Korea. A long-distance relationship ensues while Brian fights a family curse. This romantic comedy has been getting a lot of media attention and features many familiar Korean-American celebrities, such as comedians Bobby Lee and Margaret Cho. For more information, please go to www.weddingpalacemovie.com.
Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. Reach him at 521-8066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.