“Confession of Murder,” originally titled in Korea as “I am a Killer,” will open in Japan June 1.
According to an Enews24 report, a Japanese film magazine wrote about the movie, “TV prince Park Shi Hoo transformed into a murderer. He challenged intense action scenes with his first leading [movie] role as a serial killer.”
There will also be a special promotional event in Japan during the screening of the movie which will showcase props and still cuts from the movie.
A source from the movie industry commented, “If Park Shi Hoo was not caught up in the recent controversy, he would have won the “Best Newcomer” award at Baeksang Arts Award for ‘I am a Killer.’ It’s regretful but since the controversy has been settled, we hope he will show a more mature image as a future Hallyu star.”
Park Shi Hoo was accused of sexual assault on February 18 and after much controversy, the charge was dropped on May 9. Recently, a representative of Park Shi Hoo stated that the actor has no plans to promote or take on any projects for the rest of this year.