Actress Song JiHyo and Singer/Actor Kim Jaejoong are to star as the lead characters in the upcoming film “Jackal Comes” (Director Pe Hyun Joon).
“Jackal Comes” will be under the production of Nomad Films and officials from both their side as well as JiHyo and Jaejoong’s management company, C-JeS entertainment, have stated that Song Jihyo and Kim Jaejoong will star in “Jackal Comes” as the female and male protagonists respectively. On April 20th, C-JeS entertainment officials stated the the first readings for the movie will be finished soon.
“Jackal Comes” is a story about an unstable female bar singer who kidnaps a popular singer and tries to kill him, causing police to be dispatched and go through a number of comedic episodes trying to stop her. Both Song Jihyo and Kim Jaejoong fit well with the characters they will play and will bring their own unique colors to the scenarios portrayed in the movie.
Currently Song Jihyo is getting much love from the public for her charming, fresh appeal and work on the popular SBS variety show “Running Man”. This will be Jihyo’s first time in 4 years coming back to the movie scene since the 2008 film “Frozen Flower”.
From being an actor as well as a singer, Kim Jaejoong is advancing past the realm of dramas onto the big screen. In 2009, Jaejoong starred in the film “Heaven’s Postman”, but this is his first time being a lead in a full-length movie that will be shown to widespread commercial audiences. Last year, Jaejoong was recognized for his superior acting skills in SBS’s drama “Protect the Boss” and will be making another broadcast appearance soon as a lead role in the upcoming drama “Time Slip Dr. Jin”. [Jaejoong] is expected to reveal a different set of charms for this big screen.
The Director of “Jackal Comes” is Pe Hyun Joon, who has directed past works such as “Don’t Believe Your Girlfriend” and “Boys Don’t Cry”. This film will be distributed through LOTTE Entertainment. Along with Song JiHyo and Kim Jaejoong, a large supporting cast will also be joining. The film is expected to be in theaters by September or October.
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[NEWS] 120420 JYJ’s Jaejoong and Song Ji Hyo cast for comedy film, ‘Jackal is Coming’
JYJ‘s Jaejoong and Song Ji Hyo have been cast as the lead characters for the upcoming film, ‘Jackal is Coming‘!
On April 20th, C-JeS Entertainment confirmed that the two completed their first script reading on the 18th and are preparing to begin filming for the movie.
Having already had his acting talents recognized through his drama, ‘Protect the Boss‘, Jaejoong will be expanding his acting career this year by taking on both ‘Jackal is Coming’ and his MBC drama, ‘Time Slip Doctor Jin‘.
A representative of C-JeS Entertainment expressed, “Upon reading the scenario for ‘Jackal is Coming’, Jaejoong himself showed an interest in trying a comical character. As it is a comedy film, he said that he wanted to portray his character as humorously as possible.”
They continued, “Song Ji Hyo also has strong affections for the film. Since it will mark her first big screen comeback in a while, she’s expecting to have a lot of fun on the set.”
‘Jackal is Coming’ is about a clumsy killer (played by Song Ji Hyo) who kidnaps a popular singer and tries to murder him in various ways while keeping back the police.
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[NEWS] 120420 JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong and Song Ji Hyo cast in a movie together
JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong and actress Song Ji Hyo were recently cast in the movie Jackal is Coming.
On April 20, Kim’s agency, C-JeS Entertainment, said, ” Song and Kim decided to appear on the movie together. They finished reading the scripts and they will start shooting the movie early in May.”
Since Kim and Song represent the same agency, the news drew a lot of attention. The two stars will work in perfect harmony while shooting the movie.
The movie is a comedy about a drowsy female killer, who kidnaps a famous singer to kill him in an awkward way. But the police was dispatched and the plot continues with funny episodes.
Director Bae Hyung Joon, who directed the movie Don’t Believe Her, will direct and Lotte Entertainment will distribute the movie. Besides Song and Kim, many talented actors will also appear on the movie.
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[NEWS] 120420 JYJ Jaejoong Confirmed for “The Jackal Is Coming” Alongside Song Ji Hyo
JYJ Jaejoong’s agency stated on April 20 that “Song Ji Hyo and Jaejoong are confirmed for the upcoming film ‘The Jackal Is Coming.’” Currently, they finished their first script reading, and the first filming day will be early May.
Previously, 2AM’s Seulong had been cast for the male lead. However, due to a scheduling conflict the male lead has switched to Jaejoong. Both Song Ji Hyo and Jaejoong are from the same entertainment agency, C-JeS Entertainment.
The comedy film, “The Jackal Is Coming,” is about a goofy female assassin kidnaping a popular idol singer to kill him in a weird way she was hired to. However, the police get involved in order to save the idol singer and comic events continue to happen. The flim is scheduled to premiere in October.
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