Singer-turned-actor Bae Jin-young set to make his silver screen debut
Singer-turned-actor Bae Jin-young of boy band CIX is set to appear in a film that will be created in collaboration with Thai and Singaporean production companies, according to his agency C9 Entertainment on Thursday.
The film marks Bae’s silver screen debut. The title, genre or any information related to the film has not been disclosed to the public as of yet. A spokesperson representing the boy band told the Korea JoongAng Daily that “Bae is currently filming and more information related to the film will be revealed later.”
Bae will take on a lead role and will star alongside Singaporean stars Xu Bin and Damien Teo.
Bae took on his first lead role in web series “User Not Found” (2021-22), a teen drama centering around romance and friendship in high school.
The series is available through local streaming platform Watcha and YouTube channel KokTV, which is run by local production company Whynot Media. The series is also available on global streaming platforms such as Abema TV and Rakuten Viki.
Bae debuted through project boy band Wanna One in 2017 formed through season 2 of Mnet’s audition program “Produce 101.” He joined his current band CIX in 2019.
BY LEE JAE-LIM [firstname.lastname@example.org]