Bring on the Halloween spirit! Here are 6 Korean movies to add to your watch-list for the spooky season. Get ready for gore, thrills and spills. And of course, K-pop star action.
1. White: The Melody of the Curse
T-ara's Eunjung plays the main character Eunju in White: The Melody of the Curse, a horror flick set in the K-pop idol world. Eunju is part of a girl group called "Pink Dolls," whose members fall victim to a cursed song. Keep an eye out for cameos from After School and 2PM's Junho!
2. Train to Busan
The zombie box-office smash hit Train to Busan features former Wonder Girls member Sohee and main star Gong Yoo. The plot revolves around a group of passengers who attempt to travel to a safe haven in Busan as a zombie virus breaks out and causes havoc.
3. Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp
A slasher film starring T-ara's Jiyeon, Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp is about a group of students and teachers who are trapped in a school after the swimming instructor is murdered.
4. House of the Disappeared
Based on the Venezuelan horror film The House at the End of Time, House of the Disappeared is a South Korean take starring 2PM's Taecyeon and Kim Yunjin (Lost, Mistresses). The story revolves around a woman who returns to her house 25 years after being falsely imprisoned for murder.
5. The Piper
Former MBLAQ member Lee Joon stars in period fantasy-horror film The Piper. Set in the 1950s after the Korean War, a travelling father and son stop by a remote village where they encounter strange occurrences.
Ghastly, also known as Gisaeng Ryung, stars T-ara's Hyomin and former TRAX drummer No Minwoo. A woman who desperately wants her own child attempts to use black magic by sealing a child in a jar. Due to its graphic content, the film received a 19+ R-rating in Korea. Watch at your own risk!
Seems like T-ara members have a liking for the horror genre. Three out of the four current members of the girl group have done horror movies!
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