Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won have been cast in a multinational film by directors from Korea, Japan and Thailand.
The film titled “Camellia” will be composed of 3 episodes each set in the past, present and future of the city of Busan in South Korea.
Based in Korea during the 1970s, the 1st segment titled “Iron Lion King,” will be directed by Thailand’s Wisit Sasanatieng which star Korean actor Kim Min Jun and Thai-American actor Michael Shaowanasai. Shawananasai will play the role of a male secret agent from Thailand in disguise of a woman who later falls in love with an unidentifiable Korean man, played by Kim.
Korean actor Sul Kyung-gu and Japan’s Yositaka Yuriko will appear in the 2nd segment set in modern day Korea. A film director and a young woman fall into a love that transcends time and space in the pic named “Kamome” by Japanese director Yukisada Isao.
The last episode titled “Love for Sale” will be directed by Korean Jang Joon Hwan and acted by Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won playing as lovers who forget their memories about each other and eventually it leads them to a fatal destiny.
Filming for the episodes will take place for about a month starting mid-January starting with “Love for Sale.” Creators of the film plan to submit the pic to the Cannes film festival this year.
Kim Dong Won has been a popular actor in Korea since his debut in 2003. He has appeared in several TV series and films including his most recent drama “Friend, Our Legend” alongside with actor Hyun Bin.
Actress Song Hye Kyo shot to fame in hit KBS TV series “Autumn Fairy Tale” co-starring actors Won Bin and Song Seung Hun, gaining increasing popularity throughout Asia with her roles in several successful TV shows thereafter including “All In” and “Full House” .