Hyun Bin and Hwang Jung Min will leave for Jordan on a chartered plane on July 13 to shoot director Lim Soon Rye’s new film Negotiation (literal translation).
According to the film industry, Hyun Bin, Hwang Jung Min, and the staff will leave for Jordan early on the 13th morning and go through a self-isolation period before starting filming. Earlier, some of the crew left for Jordan on July 4 and are preparing to film the film as they go under the self-isolation period.
As a result, Hwang Jung Min will not be able to participate in the press review and related upcoming promotional activities for his upcoming movie, Deliver Us From Evil, which will be released on August 5. However, he has already finished shooting various entertainment shows, including Amazing Saturday and Omniscient Interfering View as a part of the promotional activities.
Negotiation tells a story about rescuing the abducted Koreans in the Middle East and will de directed by Lim Soon Rye, who directed Forever the Moment and Little Forest.
Initially, Negotiation was supposed to begin its filming in Jordan by the end of March, but with the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, all schedules were delayed. So the Negotiation team started filming in Korea first, continued discussing with the Jordanian government, and was finally got the permission to film for two to three months in Jordan.
As a result, Negotiation became the first Korean film to start overseas filming among all the movies that postponed their schedules.
Hyun Bin and Hwang Jung Min plans to stay in Jordan for two to three months, depending on their filming schedules, before returning home.