The first trailer for IU and Park Seo-joon’s upcoming sports comedy film “Dream” has been released.
Lee Byeong-heon, best known for directing 2019’s “Extreme Job,” one of South Korea’s highest-grossing films of all time, serves as writer and director.
In “Dream,” Park, 34, plays Yoon Hong-dae, a pro soccer player-turned-coach. Following an unforeseen event, he receives disciplinary probation and is tasked with coaching the South Korean national football team for the Homeless World Cup. Meanwhile, IU, 29, plays Lee So-min, an aspiring filmmaker who is charged with documenting the team’s journey.
Veteran actors cast as the national team’s players include Kim Jong-soo from “Snowdrop” and “Kingdom,” Jung Seung-gi from “Political Fever,” Ko Chang-seok from “Today’s Webtoon” and “The Liar and His Lover” star Lee Hyun-woo. Kang Ha-neul from “The Heirs” and “Midnight Runners” will make a cameo.
Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.
Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.
However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.
We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for everyone's support. We love you all and can't appreciate you guys enough.