On December 5, Lee Ha-nee‘s agency revealed that she has been offered a role in a new movie from Choi Dong-hoon, the director of the award-winning espionage action film Assassination which won Best Film at the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
The new science fiction movie tells the story of aliens living in South Korea in the year 2019. It is expected to follow a multi-series format like the highly successful Along With The Gods, with shooting for the film occurring in one go followed by sequential releases.
Lee Ha-nee, better known by her stage name Honey Lee, is having an amazing year so far with two movies—Black Money and Extreme Job—to her credit. Earlier this year, the actress also appeared in the drama The Fiery Priest opposite Kim Nam-gil and Kim Sung-kyun, garnering praise for her portrayal of a feisty prosecutor.
So far, Ryu Jun-yeol (Money, Lucky Romance) and Kim Tae-ri (Little Forest, Mr. Sunshine) have confirmed their casting in the movie. The film marks a reunion between Kim and Ryu, who also starred in Little Forest (2018).
Meanwhile, Kim Woo-bin (Master, Uncontrollably Fond), who is on his way to making a comeback after his illness-induced hiatus, is also in talks to star in the said film. Director Choi Dong-hoon and Kim Woo-bin were about to work on the movie Wiretap in 2017 when the filming got postponed after Kim was diagnosed with cancer. If the actor accepts the role, the movie will mark his first project in at least three years.
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