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Bong Joon-ho’s next film has a cast

Jan 24,2018

The cast of director Bong Joon-ho’s new movie “Parasite” has been confirmed, according to BarunsOn E&A, the film’s production company on Tuesday.

Veteran actor Song Kang-ho, pictured, will play the film’s main protagonist, and joins Lee Sun-gyun, Cho Yeo-jeong and Park So-dam, who will also star in the movie.

During an interview with the Los Angeles Times in June 2017, the director mentioned that the movie will be “an all-Korean production... featuring a dysfunctional family of four.”

According to the company, in addition to the family of Song’s character, there will be another family of four with Lee and Cho playing husband and wife.

Actor Jang Hye-jin, who starred in 2016’s “The World of Us,” (2016) Choi Woo-shik who starred in Bong’s most recent movie “Okja,” and Park So-dam who appeared in 2015’s “The Priests” will play the other members of Song’s character’s family.

The film is the director’s seventh feature film and is slated for a 2019 release.

By Hong You-kyoung