It’s been almost a year since Kim Seon-ho stole our hearts as Start-Up’s “Good Boy.” Since then, countless fans have clamoured for the 35-year-old actor to land more major projects, and it seems that 2021 is finally his year. His current drama, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, hasn’t stopped receiving rave reviews since its premiere — plus, word on the street is that he may star in his first movie soon!
According to Salt Entertainment (the actor’s agency), Kim Seon-ho is “positively reviewing” the offer for one of the lead roles in the upcoming film Sad Tropics. The film will focus on the son of a Filipino mother and a Korean father; the boy, who dreams of becoming a professional boxer, travels to Korea to search for his estranged father. Meanwhile, sources say that the actor for the other lead role has yet to be chosen.
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Kim Seon-ho considers Sad Tropics for his big screen debut
Sad Tropics will be directed by Park Hoon-jung, the producer behind films like New World, VIP, and The Witch: Part 1. Should Kim Seon-ho take on this role, reports say that he’ll head straight to filming after wrapping up Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha. The drama is expected to finish production in around October to November, while Sad Tropics is scheduled to start in November. Seon-ho is also a regular cast member on the variety show 2 Days & 1 Night.
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Honestly, how could we Pinoys not be excited to see our Good Boy play a half-Filipino character? Regardless of the role, though, we simply can’t contain our excitement about Kim Seon-ho possibly starring in his first film!
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