Director Lee Byung Hun’s new film Dream (working title), starring Park Seo Joon and IU, has started filming.
According to Megabox Central PlusM on May 8, director Lee Byung Hun, who attracted 16 million viewers with Extreme Job has begun filming his new film Dream on May 7.
Dream is a delightful drama about Hong Dae (Park Seo Joon), a soccer player who is in the biggest crisis of his career, and the special (?) national team players who have never touched a soccer ball before, trying out for the Homeless World Cup. Besides Park Seo Joon and IU, Dream certainly shows one impressive cast, including Kim Jong Soo, Ko Chang Seok, Jung Seung Gil, Lee Hyun Woo, Yang Hyun Min, Hong Wan Pyo, Heo Jun Seok and Lee Ha Nui.
Park Seo Joon plays Yoon Hong Dae, a professional soccer player on disciplinary probation after being caught up in an unexpected incident. He becomes the coach of the hopeless soccer team, but as time passes, he comes to sincerely care for and trust fellow members.
IU, also known as Lee Ji Eun, will challenge her first commercial film. She plays Lee So Min, a producer who dreams of finding success through a documentary about Hong Dae’s team.
With the start of the official filming, Dream unveiled several photos of the table read, drawing attention.
Director Lee Byung Hun commented, “This is a project I’ve been preparing for a long time, and it means a lot to me. Now that incredible actors have come together, I’m excited to work with them.”
Park Seo Joon said, “I’m excited for the time I’ll be spending as Hong Dae. I’ll do my best to deliver a great film to the audience.” IU added, “As this is my debut in a feature film, I’ll approach the work with both excitement and responsibility. I’m so happy to be working with fellow actors who are always welcoming and have a lot to learn from.”
Dream is set to premiere in 2021.