Yoo Teo to star in upcoming film 'Past Lives' with Greta Lee
Actor Yoo Teo will take on the lead role in the upcoming film “Past Lives,” produced by A24 which also produced and distributed the Oscar-winning film “Minari” (2020), according to American news outlet Deadline on Monday.
The film is Korean-Canadian playwright Celine Song’s directing debut.
Korean-American actor Greta Lee will co-star with Yoo, and American actor John Magaro will play a key supporting role. Korean entertainment company CJ ENM also took part in the production and funding.
“Past Lives” is about two lovers who first meet in Korea as children and lead separate but similar lives before reuniting.
Song is best known for her play “Endlings” (2019) and her participation as a writer for the television series “The Wheel of Time,” set to premiere in November, starring British actor Rosamund Pike.
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