Rain and Shin Se Kyung confirm roles in upcoming blockbuster movie "The Red Muffler"
Rain and Shin Se Kyung have both confirmed their roles in the upcoming blockbuster movie, "The Red Muffler". The movie is reported to cost over $10 billion won ($8.8 million USD). Produced by CJ Entertainment and directed by Kim Dong Won, the movie is based around the air bombings of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.
Due to the recent attacks and tensions between the North and South, the movie is expected to catch attention and become a big topic amongst fans. A representative of the movie revealed, "Rain chose 'The Red Muffler' as his last project before entering milistary services. The heroine of the movie will be played by Shin Se Kyung."
Rain will be playing the role of 'Taehoon', a fighter pilot who is in love with an auto mechanic, played by Shin Se Kyung. A representative commented, "Rain has signed his contract but Shin Se Kyung has yet to sign due to some issues". He also revealed that the title of the movie could be changed to "Living in the Sky" and that some details are yet to be set it stone.
"The Red Muffler" is a remake of the 1964 movie, "Red Scarf", which was directed by Sang-ok Shin and starred Eun-hie Choi, Yeong-gyun Shin and Mu-ryong Choi. It is expected to begin filming as early as January.