South Korean actor Park Seo Joon has reportedly been cast in Marvel’s upcoming superhero motion flick, The Marvels.
According to Soompi, Park’s involvement in the movie was first reported by trade representatives, however the actor’s company Awesome ENT has but to verify the rumours. The firm has since responded with a “no remark” when contacted for extra info.
The experiences additionally claimed that Park will journey to the United States later this yr to start engaged on The Marvels as soon as he wraps filming on Korean catastrophe film Concrete Utopia.
Should Park’s casting in the movie be confirmed, it will make him the third South Korean actor to star in a significant Marvel movie, following Ma Dong Seok’s (Train To Busan) upcoming function in Chloé Zhao’s The Eternals. Actress Claudia Kim had beforehand starred in Avengers: Age of Ultron as Dr Helen Cho.
The Marvels – at the moment set to premiere in July subsequent yr – is the extremely anticipated sequel to 2019’s Captain Marvel. Brie Larson is about to reprise her function as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel with Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan and Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau.
Park Seo Joon is finest recognized for his roles in well-liked Korean drama collection akin to Itaewon Class, What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim, Kill Me, Heal Me and movies like The Chronicles Of Evil and Be With You. He’d additionally made a brief cameo as Min-hyuk in Bong Joon Ho’s acclaimed 2019 movie, Parasite.
Showbox’s 2020 hit restricted collection Itaewon Class ranked in the seventh spot in NME‘s 10 Best Asian TV Shows Of 2020 listing. NME‘s Hidzir Junaini described the present as a “enjoyable, twist-laden journey stuffed with betrayal, homicide, a cooking competitors, and plenty and many pining”.