The much-anticipated noir film Hopeless, starring Hong Xa Bin and Song Joong Ki, is turning heads with its newly released stills.
Hopeless follows the story of a young boy named Yeon Gyu (Hong Xa Bin) who, desperate to escape his hellish reality, finds himself entangled in a dangerous world after meeting Chi Geon (Song Joong Ki), a mid-level boss in a crime syndicate. Following its official invitation to the 76th Cannes Film Festival, the film is also set to grace the Busan International Film Festival.
The unveiled stills magnify the audience’s curiosity toward their fraught destinies, capturing some intensely riveting moments between the two characters.
Yeon Gyu’s stills capture the character’s vulnerability amidst his relentless drive to transform his dire circumstances. It evokes an air of unpredictability, promising a storyline where literally anything could happen. Conversely, Chi Geon’s photos tantalize with the mysterious depths of a complex character.
But it’s not just the characters that hold the attention. The two actors undeniably generate a formidable on-screen chemistry. The duo completely inhabits their roles, with Hong choosing to become a hell himself, while Song showcases a never-before-seen audacious performance marked by intense, deep-set eyes.
These new stills Hopeless dropped offer a preview into a world of high-stakes drama and explosive performances likely to captivate audiences this fall. This Cannes-invited movie tells a gritty and powerful noir story that delves into the lives of characters navigating a hopeless world, each in their own unique way.
Meanwhile, Hopeless will hit the screens on October 11th.
Source: Plus M Entertainment