‘Casino King’ Choi Min-sik transforms into a drama comeback after 25 years

‘Casino King’ Choi Min-sik transforms into a drama comeback after 25 years

From a hero with an immortal body, a strong character like the ‘King of the Casino’, to a romance drama that gives warm comfort. Disney Plus presents a variety of ‘K-drama’.

At the ‘2022 Asia-Pacific Disney Content Press Conference’ held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo Convention Center in Singapore on the 1st (local time), Disney Plus Korean original drama ‘Connect’ to be released on the 7th and ‘Casino’ to be released on the 21st, to be released early next year The cast and crew of the romance drama ‘Say It’s Love’ introduced a new work.

‘Connect’ is a Korean-Japanese collaboration drama directed by Japanese director Takashi Miike and starring Jung Hae-in and Go Kyung-pyo. An action thriller in which Ha Dong-soo (Jeong Hae-in), a newcomer with an immortal body, and Oh Jin-seok (Go Kyung-pyo), a serial killer, face each other. However, director Miike, who attended the press conference that day, said, “The essence is a human drama.”

As the confrontation between good and evil unfolds, the acting transformation of the actors is the point to watch. Go Kyung-pyo said, “Psychopath Jin-seok creates his own reasons while committing evil acts. I wanted to express the essence of evil through a character who justifies evil deeds.”

Jung Hae-in explained, “Dong-soo is not a hero, but a man who wants to be a hero.” He said, “Ordinary initiates become extraordinary when they decide to use their strength in the right place, not because of their innate physical abilities.”

‘Casino’ boasts a splendid cast including actor Choi Min-sik, who returned to the small screen after 25 years, Son Seok-gu, Lee Dong-hwi, and Heo Seong-tae. It is the story of a man who rose to the top of the casino and then fell to the bottom risking his life to return as the ‘King of the Casino’. Kang Yoon-seong, director of the movie ‘Criminal City’, which attracted more than 6 million viewers, wrote and directed the film. Director Kang said, “I was filming a movie with Choi Min-shik, and while production was temporarily suspended, I showed him the script for ‘Casino’. As soon as he finished reading the script, he decided to appear right away, so I am grateful.”

Season 2 of ‘Casino’ has been confirmed to be released next year. Heo Seong-tae expressed his anticipation for the second season, saying, “I decorate the last scene of season 1 and the first scene of season 2.”

‘Say it’s love’ that heals wounds

‘Say It’s Love’ is a romance drama in which Woo Joo, who is determined to take revenge on his father’s mistress, meets her mistress’ son, Dong Jin, and heals each other’s wounds. Director Lee Kwang-young of the Kakao TV drama series ‘Daughter-in-law’ directs, and actors Kim Young-kwang and Lee Sung-kyung take on the roles of Dongjin and Woojoo, respectively. Director Lee confidently said, “There are no major incidents that kill people, but it is a drama that contains the stories of ordinary people who touch the heart.”

The two actors, who were models, put down the glamor and showed everyday acting without makeup. It is to convey the reality of two people who are hurt by their families living in poverty as they are. Lee Seong-kyung said, “As I followed the emotions felt by the universe, I didn’t have to try to give or take away my strength, but I was able to reach that heart.”

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