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Korean Film News
CHO Seung-woo and JI Sung Meet at GREAT SITE
Jul 05, 2017
- Writerby Pierce Conran
PARK Hee-gon Helms Joseon Trilogy Closer for Jupiter Film
Actors CHO Seung-woo, JI Sung and KIM Sung-kyun are teaming up for the period film Great Site (translated title), which will conclude a loose trilogy of Joseon Era films that began with 2013’s The Face Reader with SONG Kang-ho. PARK Hee-gon will handle the directing reigns on the project which will begin shooting later this year.
Great Site concerns struggles over who will assume the throne and takes place around a famous grave. The project concludes the series of historical dramas centered around Joseon royalty from production company Jupiter Film. Following The Face Reader, which welcomed over 9 million viewers around the 2013 Chuseok holiday, the second film is Marital Harmony with SHIM Eun-kyoung (Miss Granny, 2014) and LEE Seung-gi (Love Forecast, 2015). The film completed production in 2015 and is currently awaiting release.
Currently featuring in the TV drama Stranger alongside BAE Doo-na, Marathon (2005) star CHO Seung-woo was last seen on the big screen in Inside Men (2015) with LEE Byung-hun. Known for his TV roles, JI Sung has nevertheless appeared in several films, including the romcom Whatcha Wearin’ (2012) and the underrated thriller Confession (2014). KIM Sung-kyun is a popular character actor who rose to prominence with Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012) and was recently seen in The Sheriff in Town.