According to industry insiders on February 22, Jung Sung Il is set to star in the upcoming action historical film, Jeon, Ran. He will be joining top actors Yoo Ah In, Kang Dong Won, and Park Jung Min. The news was confirmed by Jung’s agency, KeyEast Entertainment, stating that he had received an offer to star in the film and is currently reviewing it.
Jung Sung Il gained popularity after appearing in the Netflix original K-drama “The Glory” alongside Song Hye Kyo, Lee Do Hyun, Im Ji Yeon, Yeom Hye Ran, Park Sung Hoon, and others. He is set to reprise his role in The Glory Part 2, which will premiere next month.
Since his debut in 2002, Jung Sung Il has appeared in various K-dramas and films, including The Return of Iljimae, Woman of 9.9 Billion, Stranger Season 2, Birthcare Center, Bad and Crazy, Our Blues, Project Wolf Hunting, Unconfessional, Fair Love, A Frozen Flower, and more. He was also the main guest in the entertainment program Yoo Quiz on the Block Season 4.
Jeon, Ran will be directed by Kim Sang Man, known for creating the film Midnight FM, and produced by director Park Chan Wook (The Handmaiden) and Netflix. The martial arts action historical drama is set in 1592 during the Japanese invasion of Korea. Details about the characters that were offered to Jung Sung Il, Yoo Ah In, Kang Dong Won, and Park Jung Min have not been released yet.