Tiger JK attended the premiere of Around The World, March 16th in Seoul. The movie is Tiger’s first official acting role, a secondary route that Tiger is experimenting. Also on the stage were director Lee Hang Bae, Actors Kim Jung Tae, Choi Jung Woo, Lee Eun Chae, Park Ha Young, and Koo Seung Hyun.
The movie, Around The World, is about 2 kids, ages 9 and 7, tackling the world with no sleep for 2 days while trying to save their dad, who is jailed in a police station. Tiger JK plays a street musician (Pil Hong).
Pil-hong, despite his rugged appearance, shows a great amount of kindness towards the homeless siblings, Ji-ho and Sun-ho. The singer will not only act, but sing and take part in an action scene.
When asked why he took part in the film, he said, “I love the concept. It’s just the kind of story we need in this cold world we live in,”
Around The World will be out in the cinemas on March 26th. Check the trailer below.
Original: Hankyung.com, Hancinema.com
Translated by JSK
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