Super Junior’s Choi Si Won and Uee have both confirmed their appearances on Augmented Bean Pods (literal translation) of SF8 Project.
The crossover project “SF8,” produced by Soo Films in collaborations with MBC, Korean Film Directors’ Association (DGK) and Wavve, is a original SF anthology series directed by eight film directors into 8 40-minutes-long-episodes. It will tell the story of a near future where people dream of perfect world with technological developments.
In the series, Choi Si Won will play the Choi Min Joon, who enjoys virtual reality date and is expected to give viewers excitement as he struggles to achieve true love even in real life with a woman whom he met in his virtual reality life. Uee will play Ji Won, the heroine of the series.
Augmented Bean Pods is being directed by Oh Ki Hwan, known for his film, The Art of Seduction and is expected to present a romance in a world where virtual reality has become the norm.
The fact that both of the actors received Excellent Actor Awards with their works, Choi Si Won for My Fellow Citizens! and Uee for My Only One, is raising the expectations for the upcoming series.
The original version of “SF8,” which will be produced with various materials including artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), robot, game, fantasy, horror, superpowers, disaster, etc., will be released in July on Wavve. Then two episodes will air back to back for four weeks on MBC in August.