[Exclusive] DARA acts for Korean version of “Begin Again”… First title role in Korean movie
[헤럴드POP=홍동희 기자] 2NE1’s DARA plays the title role in a music film.
According to film insiders on the 24, DARA will act her first title role in a music film (title not decided yet) to be cranked in by the end of September. It is her first title role in a Korean movie.
The movie will be a Korean version of “Begin Again”. It is about a story of a girl who works at a convenience store part-time, who seeks out a mysterious melody she hears every night in her dream, and a producer of an Internet broadcasting program who tries to help her find out the music.
DARA acts the role of the girl who is captivated by the mysterious melody to go on a musical journey. Actor Han Jae-seok is known to have been cast as the producer who helps her.
Before her debut as 2NE1, DARA had built an acting career in the Philippines, appearing in a number of films and TV dramas. Plus, she recently acts with KANG SEUNG YOON in web-drama “We Broke Up” (directed by Kim Yong-Wan and written by Jeon Seon-Young) which is aired on NAVER TV CAST.
Notably, as Kim Soo-Jin who worked on the music of drama “White Tower”, “Let’s Eat”, and “Queen SeonDeok” will participated in the film as a music producer, it is drawing a big attention.
Plus, popular webtoonist Mitty (Hong Seung Pyo) takes part in writing the scenario. The film will be cranked in at the end of September, to be released in the first half of next year.
T/N: So basically, YGE posted the English version of the same article from HeraldPop I translated earlier.. XD However, there are a few more notes in an article from Busan Ilbo.
“Sandara Park has a casting offer to be the main female lead for the musical film,” a representative from YG entertainment said on the 24th, “However, the details of the contract have not yet been stipulated, we’re still negotiating.” – Busan Ilbo
YG representative: “We confirm that there is an offer for Sandara Park to play the female lead in a musical movie” – The Fact
YG representative: “It’s true that Sandara Park will act in a musical movie.”
Film official: “The exact date for filming has not yet been set, but it will start either in late September or early October. Sandara Park holds a crucial key to the character’s development.” – MBN
Still hoping for the best!!!! PLEASEEEEEEE WE NEED THIS IN OUR LIVES! XD