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Director of ′Be Covert, Be Great′ Says Kim Soo Hyun′s Body was Breathtaking

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2013.05.02 15:08 Mwave An So Hyoun Translation Credit : Erika Kim

Director Jang Chul Soo of the film Be Covert, Be Great had praise to give not only for Kim Soo Hyun′s software, but also his hardware.

Director Jang appeared at the launching of the film Be Covert, Be Great held on April 30 to say, "Kim Soo Hyun will show you what a real beastly man is supposed to be like."

Director of ′Be Covert, Be Great′ Says Kim Soo Hyun′s Body was Breathtaking

He then added, "Kim Soo Hyun lost all the fat in his body to make his muscle stick in a more slimmer way. He suffered all throughout the shoot, but as soon as he took off his shirt that day I saw a breathtaking sight."

"It was an enchanting body," he said to the laughs of those listening. "We all exclaimed out loud on the day of the shoot, saying everything will work out now."

He also talked about how he had come to cast Kim Soo Hyun as a spy pretending to be a fool.

"Because of the webtoon, everyone was looking forward to the Ryu Hwan role. I needed an actor that wouldn′t be daunted by all that, one that had the potential to take advantage of this chance. There was only one in Korea," he said.

Be Covert, Be Great is about North Korean spies who are given a covert mission while they had been blending into their South Korean lives. It stars Kim Soo Hyun, Park Ki Woong, Lee Hyun Woo and Son Hyun Joo.

The film premieres on June 5.

Photo credit: Hea Jung Min

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