Singer and actress Uhm Jung-hwa
takes on the role of the antagonist in director Park Hee-gon
's new movie with the working title "Insadong Scandal
According to the Ssamzie I-Vision production company, Uhm will play "Bae Tae-jin", a cold-hearted mogul of the fine arts industry who stops at nothing to accumulate wealth.
Filming for "Insadong Scandal
" is set to begin next month. The story is about the restoration of a Joseon dynasty masterpiece and its secrets. Conflicts arise between "Bae Tae-jin" and the art restoration expert she hires, "Lee Kang-jun", played by actor Kim Rae-won
Uhm has starred in numerous silver screen features, such as "Marriage Is a Crazy Thing
", "For Horowitz" ("My Piano
") and "Singles"
. Currently, she is promoting the music from her latest album.