'Suits' Actor Park Hyung Sik's First Full Length Film To Hit Cinemas In May
Korean singer-actor Park Hyung Sik is back playing the role of a courtroom character. But this time around, he portrays the role of a juror and not as lawyer like the character that he played in the Korean version of American TV series Suits.
Park's will be playing the role as member of a jury in his first ever full length movie, titled Jurors. The movie dropped its official poster along with the announcement that is slated to hit cinemas in May 2019. In the poster, Park is seen like a bright young adult, eager to play an important role in the courtroom.
Park made his acting career in 2012 in SBS' special drama I Remember You. Since then, he appeared in several TV dramas but not in a feature film. Park Seo Joon's best friend, however, lend his voice in the Korean movies Justin and the Knights of Valour in 2013 and Trolls in 2017.
Jurors is based on true events. It tells the story of South Korea's first trial by jury, which took place in 2008. The movie has a star-studded cast.
Park will be playing the role of Kwon Nam Woo, a determined young entrepreneur and one of the eight ordinary citizens who end up serving as jury for a trial. The Handmaiden actress Moon So Ri will portray the character of Kim Joon Gyeom, a law-abiding judge with strong convictions.
The other seven members of the jury will be played by actors Baek Soo Jang (Miss Baek), Yoon Kyung Ho (The Crowned Clown), Jo Han Chul (100 Days My Price), and Kim Hong Pa (Dr. Romantic). Actresses Kim Mi Kyung (Healer), Seo Jung Yeon (Descendants of The Sun), and Jo Soo Hyang (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo) will also portray the role of jurors.
Park Hyung Sik is also known for his roles in the 2013 hit drama The Heirs, High Society, Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth, and Strong Girl Bong-soon. The K-pop group ZE:A member was last seen in the Korean remake of American legal drama Suits along with Jang Dong Gun.
The 27-year-old singer-actor currently plays the lead role Der Tod, a.k.a Death, in the musical Elisabeth. This is Park's comeback in the theater. His most recent musical was The Three Musketeers in 2016.