You guys, Kim Woo Bin is rumored to star in a new movie in 2020! The 30-year-old actor has been out of the spotlight for more than two years now, ever since he was diagnosed with nasopharynx cancer in May 2017. He focused on getting treatment, and in 2019, on his recovery.
However, the rumor mill says that his health is better now and that he's ready to work again! Here are the deets about his possible comeback movie:
1. It's going to be called Alien.
It will be a two-part sci-fi film featuring ~aliens~, directed by Choi Dong Hoon and produced by Caper Films. The director has previously worked on the films Assassination (2015), The Thieves (2012), and The Restless (2006).
2. Woo Bin's casting has not been confirmed—yet.
The actor's agency hasn't released an official statement as of the writing of this article. In July 2019, Soompi reported that Woo Bin has not yet received an offer and has not seen the script. Still, this doesn't stop us from hoping!
Kim Woo Bin's last project before his hiatus was the K-drama Uncontrollably Fond (2016). He played a singer named Joon Young and was paired with Bae Suzy. She portrayed Joon Young's childhood friend and main love interest.
3. His leading lady for Alien is reportedly Jun Ji Hyun.
Jun Ji Hyun previously worked with director Choi Dong Hoon for the 2015 movie Assassination. Young actors Ryu Jun Yeol and Kim Tae Ri are also rumored to be part of the film.
4. Choi Dong Hoon and Kim Woo Bin were supposed to work on a different film together.
When Woo Bin's diagnosis came out in 2017, production for the movie Wiretap was halted indefinitely. Who knows? Maybe his comeback movie will be Wiretap instead of Alien. Either way, we'd be more than happy to see Woo Bin on the big screen again!
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