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Kang Hyoungchul’s Superhero Film HIGH FIVE with Yoo Ahin Wraps Production
- Writerby Pierce Conran
Ra Miran, Ahn Jehong, Lee Jaein and Kim Heewon Co-Star in
Hit filmmaker Kang Hyoungchul has completed production on his fifth film High Five (literal title), which wrapped up five months of production on November 7. The superhero saga stars Yoo Ahin, Ra Miran, Ahn Jehong, Lee Jaein and Kim Heewon.
High Five tells the story of five ordinary people who accidentally acquire superpowers and must then face off with villains looking to strip them of those powers.
Director Kang has one of the best box office track records in the Korean film market. He debuted with the hit comedy Scandal Makers (2008), went on the make the sleeper hit 80s-set youth drama Sunny (2011) and later made the crime sequel Tazza-The Hidden Card (2014) and the tap dance Korean War drama Swing Kids (2018).
Veteran (2015) and #Alive (2020) star Yoo Ahin recently picked up several Best Actor Awards for his role in Voice of Silence (2020) and is currently on small screens in Yeon Sangho’s new Netflix series Hellbound.
Ra Miran recently led the comedies Miss & Mrs. Cop (2019) and Honest Candidate (2020), while Ahn Jaehong was seen in the Netflix film Time to Hunt last year. Character actor Kim Heewon is known for The Merciless (2017) and Pawn (2020), among others.
Rising star Lee Jaein drew attention for her supporting role in Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2018) and has been prominent on screens this year in both the action film Hard Hit and the sports drama Racket Boys.