Esom, Uhm Tae Goo, Chun Ho Jin, And Kim Young Min Confirmed To Star In “Save Me 2”
“Save Me 2” is about a village driven into a corner, a false faith that saves it, and a man who stands alone to oppose that faith. It will be directed by Lee Kwon, who directed the film “Door Lock” and Yeon Sang Ho, who directed the animated film “The Fake.” It will be written by rookie writer Seo Joo Yeon.
Uhm Tae Goo will be taking on the role of Kim Min Cheol. Kim Min Cheol was an up-and-coming judo athlete in his high school years, but due to his inability to ignore injustice, he ends up in prison. One day, he finds out that because his hometown Wonchuri becomes a submerged district which means he can receive compensation pay. As soon as he is released, he returns to Wonchuri and becomes suspicious of never-before-seen out-of-towners that wander the village. With his suspicion, he confronts the faith that everyone thinks is real.
Chun Ho Jin will be playing the mysterious Choi Kyung Suk, a man with a sunny disposition and a pleasant, trustworthy smile. The villagers of Wonchuri, who regard the out-of-towners with suspicion, soon open their hearts to him as he takes the lead in the issue of their compensation pay. With the villagers’ trust, he establishes the entire village’s religion.
Esom will be taking on the role of Kim Min Cheol’s younger sister Kim Young Sun. Having dealt with a violent father, frail mother, and troublemaking older brother, she has grown up firmly holding up against life’s troubles. Her goal is to graduate as a nurse as quickly as possible and leave her hometown. In order to achieve this, she repeatedly takes off semesters and returns in order to earn money. Though she believes that if she holds up a little longer she can live like everyone else, her brother returns to Wonchuri. Her life returns to its hell, and just when she decides to let everything go, Sung Cheol Woo extends a hand.
Kim Young Min will be playing clergyman Sung Cheol Woo, who changes the village. With a gentle face, beautiful smile, and captivating voice, he is the perfect clergyman. He comes to Wonchuri after receiving an offer from Choi Kyung Suk. Seeing the village change little by little, he wishes to properly convey faith to the village. However, as more and more villagers begin to rely on him, his ambition disappears.
The production staff stated, “Uhm Tae Goo, Chun Ho Jin, Esom, and Kim Young Min are actors who you can trust will put on a great production and make up the best lineup. They will show each character’s uniqueness and story with the best acting. The production staff’s expectations are high.”