For the very first time in an illustrious profession spanning 32 years, South Korean superstar is set to seem in a television drama with “Uncle Sam-sik”.
Practically all Korean superstars have begun their careers on the little screen or have produced periodic appearances in television series, be it Choi Min-sik, Lee Byung-hun, Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min or a lot of additional. Song Kang-ho, having said that, was an exception so far, obtaining produced the jump from theatre to function films rather swiftly and efficiently early on in his profession. That is to modify now even though, as he is confirmed to seem in the major part in director Shin Yeon-shik&rsquors “Uncle Sam-shik” (literal title).
“Uncle Sam-sik” will be a ten-episode series and, accordingly to Asia Gyeongje, will comply with the bromance among a pair of extended-time pals, Sam-shik and Kim-san, who survived South Korea&rsquors turbulent 1960s period with each other. It need to be noted that this will be the third collaboration among Song Kang-ho and Shin Yeon-shik, with Song appearing in the director&rsquors subsequent function “One Win” as effectively as in “Cobweb”, a script that was written by Shin which was supposed to be directed by the indie director but the directing reins of which have been passed on to none other than Kim Jee-woon. Each options are presently in post-production.
Very best recognized internationally for performs such as “Memories of Murder”, “Thirst”, “A Taxi Driver” and additional, Song lately produced history by becoming the very first South Korean male to win the Very best Actor award at this year&rsquors Cannes Film Festival for his operate in Hirokazu Koreeda&rsquors “Broker”.