T-ARA Member Jiyeon Lands Lead Role In Zombie Movie With Actor Ji Il Joo

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T-ARA Jiyeon is ready to impress her fans with a new project.

Fans, who have been supporting T-ARA for years despite their hiatus, received a gift from the girl group after the members spent their own money to make a comeback. In return, they supported the group’s new music and promoted them on all possible platforms.

Following the success of T-ARA’s return, Jiyeon prepared her acting skills as she was tapped to star with Ji Il Joo in a new thriller movie.

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Jiyeon Ready To Fight Zombies With Ji Il Joo

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On December 22, Korean news outlets announced that Jiyeon and Ji Il Joo started filming their upcoming zombie movie, Gangnam.

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Directed by Lee Soo Sung, the film will unleash a new zombie story that has never been told before. Ji Il Joo scored the role of Hyunsuk, who has been trapped inside his office building when zombies suddenly appeared around the Gangnam district, Seoul.

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Meanwhile, Jiyeon will play the role of Minjung, who is not a fan of human and social injustices. The duo will come and work together as they attempt to get out of the building alive.

Soompi confirmed that the movie would also present Jo Kyung Hoon, Choi Sung Min, Tak Te Un, and Jung Yi Joo. Gangnam’s release date has not been confirmed yet, but it is expected to premiere sometime in 2022.

Jiyeon, Ji Il Joo Will Surely Bring Fresh Zombie Story

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By casting Jiyeon and Ji Il Joo, their fans expect a more intense zombie story since both of them already starred in different series and films that honed their skills.

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Jiyeon, outside her promotions with T-ARA, debuted as an actress around 2009. So far, she has already collected several titles under her belt, including Dream High 2, Death Bell 2: Blood Camp, Encounter, Triangle, Encounter, and Gnomeo & Juliet.

Ji Il Joo, for his part, famously appeared on Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, Korean Mystery Detective Jung Yak Yong, Hotel King, Dramaworld, Healer, The Royal Gambler, and Find Me in Your Memory, among others.

With those projects they already took, Jiyeon and Ji Il Joo will surely do well in the upcoming zombie film, as well.

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