The casting of JYJ member Park Yoo Chun in upcoming movie ‘Seafog’ (production by Director Bong Jun Ho) is one strongly recommended by Director Shim Song Bo.
On the afternoon of 27 Aug, Director Bong Jun Ho said when he met with the interview team at a Seoul Gangnam restaurant, “Right from the beginning, Director Shim Song Bo wanted Park Yoo Chun to appear in ‘Seafog'”.
‘Seafog’ is a movie project edited from a stage play of the same name. Director Bong Jun Ho steps up as the producer, and Director Shim Song Bo, who was involved in the scriptwriting of ‘Memories of a Murderer’ together with him, will be the director.
Kim Yoon Suk to act as the captain, Park Yoo Chun to appear as a sailor, an opposing role to Kim Yoon Suk.
Park Yoo Chun achieved great recognition in TV dramas such as ‘Sung Kyun Kwan Scandal’ of KBS 2TV and ‘Rooftop Prince’ of SBS. However, this is his first appearance in a movie so a lot of attention is garnered.
Director Bong Jun Ho said, “Park Yoo Chun seems to have a face that can portray many things” and that, “Director Shim Song Bo is very concerned about Park Yoo Chun right from the beginning”. “I look forward to producing a good project with Director Shim Song Bo” he added.
On the other hand, ‘Seafog’ will go into shooting in the second half of this year and screen as planned in the first half of next year.
Director Bong Joon-ho talks about the level of satisfaction for JYJ member Park Yuchun.
On the 27th in the afternoon during ‘Snowpiercer’ Media Day held in a restaurant in Gangnam, Seoul, Bong Joon-ho was asked the question made about confirming the appearance of Park Yuchun in the movie ‘Sea Fog'(Director Shim Sung-bo).
He said, “Casting is completely up to the director. Director Shim Sung-bo is very fond of Park Yuchun. Having seen all of the dramas Park Yuchun has appeared in, he is different from others. A friend who has worked really hard”, not sparing praises for Park Yuchun on the role of sailor Dong-shik opposite of Kim Yoon-seok.
Park Yuchun –recognized for appearing and acting in KBS2 drama ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’, SBS drama ‘Rooftop Prince’, MBC drama ‘Missing You’, and etc– is going to debut on the big screen through`Sea Fog`.
Furthermore Bong Joon-ho said “‘Sea Fog’ is really a good production”, revealing “it is scheduled to start shooting at the end of next month”.
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The Chungmuro focus on T.O.P ‘Tazza 2′, Park Yuchun ‘Sea Fog’ and others latching onto protagonist roles
▲ The birth of a star on the big screen? Park Yuchun, T.O.P
JYJ’s Park Yuchun and Big Bang’s T.O.P are each expected to become the protagonist of ‘Sea Fog’ (director Shim Sung-boㆍproduction company Haemoo) and ‘Tazza 2′ (Sidus F&H production), respectively. ‘Sea Fog’ is one of Theater Yeonwoo Company’s original stage play by the same title, director Bong Joon-ho will participate in producing the film.
The focus for the two films was all on Song Joong-ki and Kim Soo-hyun as possible popular protagonists. But there are greater expectations [for the two films] now because of Park Yuchun and T.O.P. Park Yuchun received [acting] verification with ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’, ‘Rooftop Prince’ and many other drama opportunities. T.O.P has experiences on the big screen with ’71: Into the Fire’, ‘Alumni’ and etc. The focus is on the two idol stars latching onto becoming these idols of the Chungmuro’s replacement generation or not when news circulate and come out.