On February 7, Netflix revealed the official cast list for their upcoming original film “My Name is Loh Kiwan.” Song Joong Ki, Choi Sung Eun, Jo Han Chul, Kim Sung Ryung, Lee Il Hwa, Lee Sang Hee, and Seo Hyun Woo will star in the upcoming film.Previously, only Song Joong Ki, Jo Han Chul, and Choi Sung Eun were mentioned as leading the upcoming film. Netflix has officially announced the entire cast lineup this time.
“My Name is Loh Kiwan” will tell the love story of Loh Ki Wan, a North Korean defector who came to Belgium with his last hope, and Marie, a woman who has no reason to live. Their first meeting, break-up, and romance will be the focus of the film. The upcoming film will be based on Jo Hae Jin’s novel of the same name.
According to reports, the film’s production team will leave the country in the first half of the year to begin filming.
The official broadcast date of “My Name is Loh Kiwan” has yet to be announced. The upcoming film will be available exclusively on Netflix worldwide.
Loh Kiwan will be played by Song Joong Ki. A North Korean defector who will struggle to gain refugee status in Belgium.The character Marie will be played by Choi Sung Eun. Unlike Loh Kiwan, who is struggling just to survive, she has lost her reason for living. On their first date, she will fall in love with Loh Kiwan.Yoon Sung, Marie’s father, will be played by Jo Han Chul. Jung Joo, Marie’s mother, will be played by Lee Il Hwa. Kim Sung Ryung will play Ok Hee, the person who forced Loh Kiwan to travel to Belgium.
Lee Sang Hee will be a Korean immigrant named Sun Joo who will work in a factory in Belgium alongside Loh Ki Wan. Finally, Seo Hyun Woo will portray Eun Chul, Loh Kiwan’s uncle.”My Name is Loh Kiwan” will be Kim Hee Jin’s directorial debut.
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