The much anticipated onscreen partnership of Park Seo Joon and IU is finally going to happen. After the success of ” Hotel Del Luna” and ” Itaewon Class, both K-drama actors are now ready to take on the silver screen for the upcoming movie ” Dream”.
The upcoming movie is about a group of homeless people who will try to compete for an international soccer event, the ” Homeless World Cup”.
Park Seo Joon will play the role of Yoon Hong Dae, a professional player who was caught in a controversy that caused him to get probation. He will then become the coach of the team and will be mixed and matched with the members. IU, on the other hand, plays the role of Lee So Min a producing director who dreams to find her own success by documenting Yoon Hong Dae and his team while they are working towards their goal- to win the “Homeless World Cup”.
Script Reading of Park Seo Jun and IU
This is the first commercial film project for IU. It should be noted that both power actors already worked together during a Soju Commercial, and also started their fame with the major roles they played for Dream High Series.
“Dream” will be directed by Lee Byung Hun who is known for his work in “Extreme Job”.
Director Lee Byung Hun expressed his excitement for the project. Telling the press that he has been preparing for this for a very long time, it means a lot to him. Also, he stated that they have an incredible cast of actors, and he is very excited to work with them.
After playing an intensely dramatic role as Park SaeRoyi in Itaewon Class. Park Seo Joon is super happy to be playing the role of Hong Dae. PSJ as fans would call him is known for being attached to his roles and playing them well.
In an interview published by Soompi, Park Seo Joon said, “I’m excited for the time I’ll be spending as Hong Dae. I’ll do my best to deliver a great film to viewers.”
IU expressed, “As this is my debut in a feature film, I’ll approach the project with both excitement and responsibility. I’m so happy to be working with actors and cast members who are always warm and welcoming and whom I have so much to learn from.”
Actors Lee Hyun Woo, Go Chang Suk, and Kim Jong Soo will also be joining the cast of the upcoming film “Dream”.
After beginning the filming process on May 7, ‘Dream’ is expected to premiere in early 2021.
Only recently Park Seo Joon and the cast of Itaewon Class were nominated at ” The 56th Awarding Ceremony of Baeksang Awards” which is held annually by IS PLUS Corp, the publisher of Ilgan Sports. This is considered the “Oscars of Korea”.
Park Seo Joon was nominated as Best Actor and will be up against fellow nominees Hyun Bin for Crash Landing On You, Ju Ji-hoon for Hyena, Kang Ha-neulfor When The Camelia Blooms and Nam Goong-min for Stove League.