“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” star Joo Jong Hyuk has joined Go Ah Sung in the new movie “Because I Hate Korea” (working title)!
Based on the novel of the same name, “Because I Hate Korea” is a film that tells the story of Ah Gye Na (Go Ah Song), who is in her twenties and suddenly quits her job, family and her boyfriend. heading to New Zealand in search of his own happiness.
Joo Jong Hyuk will play a key role in the film, taking on the role of Jae In, a free-spirited, honest and bright character. As Gye Na’s classmate from the study abroad agency and best friend, Jae In makes a difference in Gye Na’s life while she lives in New Zealand.
Joo Jong Hyuk said, “I enjoyed reading the original novel, and I also respect director Jang Gong Jae so much that I’ve watched all of his independent feature films, so it’s a great honor for me to work together on this project. I’m also looking forward to working with senior actress Go Ah Song. In particular, I studied in New Zealand when I was in high school, so filming there is very important to me. I will prepare well and give a good performance.”
Joo Jong Hyuk impressed with his character Kwon Min Woo in the drama “Outstanding Prosecutor Woo” last year and recently starred in “Do You Know Ashtanga?” as part of the KBS 2022 special drama. This year, his upcoming kendo film “1/10,000 Seconds” is waiting to be released.