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Sulli Confirmed for Kim Soo Hyun′s ′Real′

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2015.12.29 10:29 Mwave Jeon Su Mi

Kim Soo Hyun and Sulli will be meeting on the big screen.

Sulli, who expressed her desire to focus on acting since withdrawing from f(x), has been confirmed for Kim Soo Hyun′s next film Real.

CJ Entertainment stated on December 29, "Sulli, who has established herself as a next generation heroine through films The Pirates and Fashion King, will show a new side to her charms through the role of ′Song Yu Hwa,′ a physical therapist at the VVIP rehabilitation hospital Jang Tae Young frequents."

Sulli Confirmed for Kim Soo Hyun′s ′Real′

Real is an action noir film centered on a troubleshooter who handles requests in the underworld, and the mysterious events he encounters. Hallyu star Kim Soo Hyun will play Jang Tae Young, a ruthless troubleshooter who aspires to conquer the city by building a large scale casino. Viewers can expect to see Kim Soo Hyun′s not-easily-seen rough and powerful acting through the upcoming film.

The casting of Chungmuro′s finest is also heightening anticipation for the film. Actor Song Dong Il, who received praise for his performance in The Accidental Detective and drama Reply 1988, will play Jo Won Geun, a gang leader who is at odds with Jang Tae Young over the casino, and he is expected to display a never-before-seen charisma. Lee Geung Young is set to play a reporter and former detective No Yeom.

Lee Sung Min will play Choi Jin Ki, a doctor at the VVIP rehabilitation hospital Jang Tae Young frequents. Jo Woo Jin will Sa Do Jin, a business planner and lawyer

New actress Han Ji Eun, who was selected through auditions will play rising actress Han Ye Won.

Alibaba Pictures, which handled the investment and distribution of 2015 film Mission Impossible 5 has invested in the film and secured distribution rights in China.

Real, which boasts a star-studded cast of Kim Soo Hyun, Sung Dong Il, Lee Sung Min and Jo Woo Jin, will begin shooting in January 2016.

Photo credit: CJ Entertainment

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