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Actors KIM Dong-wook and KO Sung-hee to Star in Trade Love
Oct 20, 2017
- Writerby KIM Su-bin
Film to be Produced by JUNG Woo-sung and LEE Jung-jae
KIM Dong-wook and KO Sung-hee have been cast in Trade Love. Trade Love is a romantic comedy about the relationship between an assistant professor at a college of physical education and an heir to a rich family who plans to marry. The film is being produced by Artist Company, lead by actors JUNG Woo-sung and LEE Jung-jae, with a small budget of $400,000. Rookie directors PARK Ho-chan and PARK Soo-jin will co-direct and are aiming for a release in 2018.
Trade Love is the first feature film for both KIM Dong-wook and KO Sung-hee as leading actors. KIM recently appeared in Along with the Gods which was originally a web comic of the same title. Along with the Gods is scheduled to be released on December 20, and it stars CHA Tae-hyun, HA Jung-woo, JU Ji-hoon, LEE Jung-jae, Don LEE, and OH Dal-su. It’s a highly anticipated title with a star studded cast. KIM will also make a special appearance in director E.oni’s The Accidental Detective 2. Meanwhile, KO is currently performing in an SBS drama series as the character SHIN Hee-min in While You Were Sleeping. The series is receiving a lot of attention due to its unique subject matter of prophetic dreams. Trade Love is KO’s first return to the silver screen in 4 years after Fasten Your Seatbelt (2013).