HONG Seung-wan Debuts with Real-Life Courtroom Drama
Trial drama The Jurors
(translated title), with MOON So-ri
and PARK Hyung-sik
, kicked off production on July 7. The film is the first feature for director HONG Seung-wan.
The Jurors will focus on the true story of the first jury trial in Korea, which took place in 2008. MOON is on board to play the judge who leads the trial, while PARK is playing the last of the eight people to be picked as jurors in the case. Together, the eight people must discover the truth of the case for themselves.
Popular singer and member of K-pop band ZE:A, PARK Hyung-sik has grown in fan base through several hit Korean drama series such as The Heirs. The Jurors will mark his film debut.
Also featuring in the film will be CHO Han-cheul
, 2017), KIM Hong-pa
, 2017), PAIK Soo-jang
(Anarchist from Colony
, 2017), SUH Jung-yeon
, 2017), YOON Kyung-ho (The Battleship Island
, 2017), JO Soo-hyang
(Coffee Noir: Black Brown
, 2017) and KIM Mi-kyeong
, 2007), as the other members of the jury.
marks the directorial debut feature of HONG Seung-wan, who has worked in the camera departments of dozens of commercial features, including KANG Woo-suk
’s Public Enemy
(2002) and IM Kwon-taek’s Low Life