[News] Kim Hyun Joong’s “City Conquest” Drama To Begin Filming in Japan

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After making headlines when four Asian countries (Japan, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) already purchased the rights of a drama that has not began its filming earning about 10 million USD, Kim Hyun Joong is finally to begin filming his comeback action drama “City Conquest” on July 10 in Tokyo and Nikko and Edo Wonderland, Tochigi Prefecture in Japan. It has been revealed that Tochigi Prefecture had promised full support as this has been garnering much attention overseas.

After Japan, filming will also be in Myanmar, Singapore, France, etc., with requests from many Asian countries to do shooting at their cities. Aside from that, requests for the drama’s actors from those countries had been made to do fanmeetings and promotions there too.

In the past week, the main cast had been revealed.

Senior actor, Kim Seung Woo, known for his role in ‘Iris’ and ‘Miss Ripley’ will play as the father of Baek Mir (Hyun Joong). Jeung Yoo Mi, who garnered much attention when she played the evil Se Na in ‘Rooftop Prince’, is the love interest in the drama. Joining also are actors, Nam Goong Min, who starred in ‘Can You Hear My Heart’ and Kim Hee Won from the movie ‘The Man From Nowhere’.

Adapted from the comic book of the same title by Shin Hyung Bin, the series will focus on how Baek Mir blames his father for leaving their family and enters the black society to seek revenge from those who have destroyed his family. This will be directed by Director Yang Yunho who have also directed many dramas such as ‘Iris’, movie ‘Wind Fighter’, ‘Holiday’ and etc, with the drama script written by Hwang Joo Ha, the scriptwriter for ‘Lie To Me’ & ‘Spotlight’.

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2 responses to “[News] Kim Hyun Joong’s “City Conquest” Drama To Begin Filming in Japan

  1. Ing July 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Wish you luck HYUN JOONG, GOD BLESS with YOU.

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