Actor Choi Woo-shik, will be showing his colors in various ways as he is casted in three new movies this year.
The movie, ‘Train To Busan’, directed by Yeon Sang-ho, is scheduled to have its world premiere on May 11th, at the ‘69th Cannes Film Festival’, which will be held from May 11th to the 22nd. A story of passengers on a train to Busan who are fighting to survive from a disastrous virus that hits South Korea, is the storyline of this film. Actors, Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-suk, Jung Yu-mi and more can be seen in this film.
The next in line is ‘Marital Harmony’, directed by Hong Chang-pyo, of which Woo-shik just completed filming. A story of a princess who refuses to marry someone who matches her marital harmony, and decides to find her husband on her own is the plot of this film. The casting of this film includes Lee Seung-gi, Shim Eun-kyung, Yeon Woo-jin, Kang Min-hyuk.
Also, currently the actor is filming, ‘Your Name is Rose’, directed by Jo Seok-hyeon, which is scheduled to be released at the latter part of the year. In this film he is accompanied by Yu Heo-jung, Park Sung-ung and Ha Yeon-su in the cast.
The rising star, won the best new actor award at ‘19th Busan International Film Festival’, for his first lead cast in the movie, ‘Set Me Free’. His success continues as he won the best new male actor awards at, ‘36th Blue Dragon Film Awards’, ‘35th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards’, ‘2nd Wild Flower Film Awards’, and popular actor award at ‘The Korea Film Actors Association Awards’, for the same film.
This freshly blooming star is not really a new face. He has been shining since 2011, where he made his debut with the period drama, ‘The Duo’. Since then he appeared in number of dramas and movies: ‘Rooftop Prince’, ‘Shut Up Family’, ‘Fated to Love You’, ‘Pride and Prejudice’, and ‘Secretly Greatly’, are just a few of them.
Seems like Woo-shik might turn out to be a new storm in the Korean film industry. Let’s look forward to see how bright this star will shine in these films. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
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Edited by: Morgan Oswald