Actress Bae Doo Na is highly likely to be cast for a leading role in an upcoming Hollywood film featuring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, local media reported today. “Bae Doo Na had meetings with Hollywood producers recently, and they are believed to have finalized on her casting,” an industry official was quoted as saying by Sports Chosun.
The tentative title of the movie is known to be “Cloud Atlas.” Produced by the Wachowski brothers, the movie will feature Tom Hanks and Halle Berry as the leading cast, the report added. Bae Doo Na is expected to play the role of Son Mi, a human clone who ends up fighting for the clones’ human rights. The film is based on the 2004 novel with the same title, written by British writer David Mitchell.
“Cloud Atlas” will start filming from mid-September in Berlin. According to IMDB, the film is scheduled to open in theaters in October, 2012.
Bae Doo Na reached stardom in 1999 through the KBS teen drama “School.” Laster she appeared in movies, “Barking Dogs Never Bite,” “Take Care of My Cat,” and “The Host,” as well as dramas “I Want to Keep Seeing You,” “Beating Heart,” and “Gloria,” among many others. She’s currently filming new movie “Korea” with Ha Ji Won, and will join the “Cloud Atlas” crew as soon as it’s done producing.
Source: Sports Chosun