Song Kang Ho cast in Bong Joon Ho’s new film

Angela Jung, April 4, 2017, 10:36 a.m.

Song Kang-ho has been cast in director Bong Joon-ho’s upcoming Korean film “Parasite,” Song’s agency HODU&U Entertainment confirmed Monday. The 50-year-old Korean actor has starred in three other films by Bong -- “Memories of Murder” (2003), “The Host” (2006) and “Snowpiercer” (2013). 

The new film will center on a family disturbance, but other details have not been disclosed yet. Filming will begin in January 2018. Song stars in “A Taxi Driver,” a film about the May 18 Democratization Movement in Korea, set to hit local theaters this summer. He will film “Drug King” in May.

Meanwhile, Bong’s new fantasy film “Okja” is set for release on Netflix on June 28. 

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