After showing his romantic side through the KBS drama Big, Gong Yoo is looking to make an entirely new transformation with his next work.
Gong Yoo has joined the cast of the upcoming action movie, The Suspect in which he will play Ji Dong Chul, a former soldier who comes from North Korea’s elite forces.
Living an ordinary life as a delivery man in South Korea, he finds himself falsely blamed for the murder of a major corporation’s CEO and goes on the run in the blockbuster thriller. Jo Sung Ha plays the Korea′s chief secret agent, who′s charged with hunting down Gong Yoo′s character.
On his role, Gong Yoo shared, “I have been training hard for the movie with its North Korean secret assassin martial arts motif. I will show a new masculine side to myself in the movie.”
Park Hee Soon and Yoo Da In also star in the movie. Production is set to begin in a few weeks.
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