Actress Park Shin-hye will star in the upcoming film “Older Brother,” according to multiple industry insiders on Sunday.
In the film, which centers upon a story of two brothers who reunite after 15 years, Park has landed the female lead, a close friend of a younger brother.
D.O., also known as Do Kyung-soo, a member of the up-and-coming boy group Exo, will play the role of the younger brother who is a promising judo player, while actor Cho Jung-seok will act out the part of the older brother, a con man who has been missing for 15 years.
Park began acting in 2003 at age 13, and is one of the few child actresses who successfully made the transition to an adult actor.
She has starred in numerous hit drama series such as “Pinocchio” (2014) and “The Heirs” (2013), and she’s been appearing on the big screen, too.
She recently appeared in the films “The Beauty Inside” (2015) and “The Royal Tailor” (2014).
Since many of her dramas became huge hits in China, she has a wide fan base there. Park has more than 9 million followers on her Weibo account.
“Older Brother” will begin shooting sometime this month and it is set to be released next year.
BY SUNG SO-YOUNG
source: Korea Joongang Daily