Kim Nam-gil and Son Ye-jin Cast in New Adventure Pic

Actor Kim Nam-gil (left) and Son Ye-jin (right) at the press event for the KBS drama “Don’t Look Back” held at a convention hall in Gangnam, Seoul on May 20, 2013. [TenAsia/ Lee Jin Hyuk]

Actor Kim Nam-gil (left) and Son Ye-jin (right) at the press event for the KBS drama “Don’t Look Back” held in Seoul, Korea. [TenAsia/ Lee Jin Hyuk]

 

Actor Kim Nam-gil and actress Son Ye-jin have been cast in a new Korean blockbuster, the film’s promoter said on Wednesday.

An official with Lotte Entertainment told TenAsia over the phone that the two were cast in a new film tentatively titled “Pirates.”

The sea voyage film, set during the early Joseon Dynasty, centers on pirates on a mission to hunt down a whale that swallowed the king’s stamp.

The film will be written by Cheon Sung-il who wrote KBS’s smash hit historical drama “The Slave Hunter” (2010) and directed by Lee Seok-hoon of political comedy film “Dancing Queen” (2012).

The film is scheduled to crank in August and is set to premiere in Korean theaters next year.

Meanwhile, the two lead roles are currently starring in KBS drama “Don’t Look Back” which airs every Monday and Tuesday.

Reporter. Lee Eun Ah domino@tenasia.co.kr
Photographer. Lee Jin Hyuk
Editor. Jessica Kim