Following their acclaimed chemistry on "Life on Mars" and the currently airing "When the Devil Calls Your Name" Jung Kyung-ho and Park Sung-woong have signed up for a third project - the recently announced feature film "Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy".
"Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy" is a feature length version of a forty minute short film from director Lee Han-jong, who in addition to writing and directing the web drama "My Old Friend" has long been a presence on the short film festival circuit. "Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy" will be his feature film debut.
The original version of "Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy" premiered at the Chungmuro International Musical Film Festival in 2018. The story concerns a young unemployed man who becomes enmeshed in the musical cultural tradition of shamanism, the film's literal title being Great-Shaman-Singer written in Chinese.
It is currently unknown which parts Jung Kyung-ho and Park Sung-woong will play. However, going by their past work together it seems likely that Jung Kyung-ho will play the aloof well-meaning young man and Park Sung-woong will play some sort of vaguely sinister mentor figure.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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