Actor Song Joong Ki will soon be setting out in a dangerous world in his latest upcoming movie, “Hwaran”. However, the most remarkable about this new movie is that Song Joong Ki will be starring with ZERO payment. So, why did Song Joong Ki agree to receive no fee for the new movie, and what was his reason? Check out the following report for the complete story!
Song Joong Confirmed to Star in Latest Upcoming Movie, “Hwaran”
On October 1, Korean media reported that actor Song Joong Ki has confirmed to star in his latest upcoming movie, “Hwaran”. He will join director Kim Chang Hoon and his magic hands for the new noir film.
Song Joong Ki has been in talks to join this new movie for a few months, along with his ongoing project, JTBC’s “Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son.” However, apparently, it has not until today that the actor and production team finally confirmed his appearance in the new movie.
What is the Movie About?
Produced with noir genre, Song Joong Ki’s latest upcoming movie, “Hwaran” will depict a story of two people who make dangerous decisions to escape their hellish reality. The title itself literally translates to “disaster” or “chaos”.
Song Joong Ki will accompany young actor Hong Sa Bin and play the character Chi Geon, the boss in charge of middle management in an organization. At the same time, Hong Sa Bin will play the main character, Yeon Gyu, who came up with the idea of escaping their painful reality.
South Korean singer, BIBI, will also join the two talented actors in this latest upcoming movie. However, the production team has yet to release details of BIBI’s character, except for her name: Ha Yan.
Why Song Joong Ki Agreed to Join the New Movie with ZERO Payment!
Along with the excitement of how the two young men will embark on the journey in the new noir movie, what’s more interesting is that the “Vincenzo” actor will join this project with “no guarantee”.
While no-guarantee usually means that there is no guarantee of remuneration if actors quit the project, some media reported that this time, it means that the actor will receive ZERO payment for participating in “Hwaran”.
Indeed, this latest upcoming movie is a project by HISTORY D&C, which is Song Joong Ki’s own agency. That is why the public assumed the actor decided to join the project for free due to this reason. However, the agency confirmed that his decision to receive zero payment had nothing to do with their participation in the new film.
What is His Reason?
So, what exactly is Song Joong Ki’s reason?
According to the production team, since the “Hwaran” project began on the 13th, Song Joong Ki has shown a personal attachment to the new movie. This attachment was so deep and extraordinary that he was willing to play in the movie without guarantee. Also, the actor wanted to support the movie’s artistic quality, so he agreed to receive no payment for his appearance.
And, of course, it is incredibly unusual for a lead actor to join a project without payment. That is why expectations for “Hwaran” have skyrocketed in magnificent speed since the announcement.
On top of everything, Song Joong Ki reportedly showed an intense transformation in his performance to play Chi Geon. And it has escalated the anticipation for the drama even more!
“I am happy to participate in ‘Hwaran’. Since it’s a work that provides new challenges for myself, it feels new to me. Therefore, I’m looking forward to the competitive and passionate set we will create with the director and actors.”Song Joong Ki.
When is the Release Date?
Finally, are you excited to see the kind of movie that makes Song Joong Ki heavily invested himself?
Unfortunately, there is no further information about when the movie will premiere. After all, filming has just started this month on Sept. 13 at a site in Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi Province. Therefore, please stay with Kpoppost Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Telegram channel, and we will keep you updated on “Hwaran” progress.
In the meantime, let’s reminisce the actor’s stunning appearance in “Vincenzo” once again.
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