Yoo Ah-in joins cast of Lee Chang-dong film

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Yoo Ah-in joins cast of Lee Chang-dong film


Actor Yoo Ah-in will be the lead character in director Lee Chang-dong’s new film “Burning.”

The plot will revolve around the three main characters, one of which will be played by Yoo.

Yoo will portray a pure and sensitive young man who must solve a mystery surrounding the love of his life.

This movie will be Director Lee’s first new release in eight years. His last film was 2009’s “Poetry.”

Lee received acclaim for his widely successful “Peppermint Candy,” “Oasis,” and “Secret Sunshine.”

Yoo rose to fame after his role in KBS2’s TV drama “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” and has been cast in numerous top-grossing films such as “Punch,” “Veteran” and “The Throne.”

As soon as other cast members are finalized, “Burning” will begin filming in September and will be released in the first half of next year.

By Bae Seung-hoon

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