A big news from Korea.
Last week, multiple Korean news media sources reported that Kang Je-Kyu (강제규
), the Korean film director famous for having made the mega-hit Korean War movie 'Taegukgi'
) already started making scenario of the movie, which had been delayed for two years. According to news reports, the original story of a Korean POW in Normandy is extended into a story of friendship between two men: Korean and Japanese POWs captured in Normandy in the summer of 1944. The Korean hero of this movie is Jang Dong-Gun (장동건
) who also starred in the movie 'Taegukgi'
and the Japanese hero of this movie is Kimura Takuya (木村拓哉
), the most popular Japanese entertainer ever and the leading member of a Japanese idol group SMAP
. They will go over to Normandy on location in the autumn this year. News CoverageNews Report
In 2010 or 2011, we'll see another mega-hit movie that will remain in the annals of war movies, because the most famous Asian actors appear in a movie directed by one of the most talented Asian movie director. If I remember correctly, this is the first Asian movie that deal with the European theater of WWII. Let's wait!