Gong Yoo gets candid as he shares the details with his latest project, "Seobok," alongside Park Bo Gum.
Directed and written by Lee Yong Joo, whose notable projects include "Possessed" and "Architecture 101," the upcoming film is set to debut this April 15.
Moreover, it is said to be the first-ever Korean sci-fi film about a human clone.
Gong Yoo Spoke about His Rapport with Park Bo Gum
With this, the "Coffee Prince" actor spills the tea as he graces Esquire Korea's cover for their April issue.
In the interview, the 41-year-old A-lister looked dapper in his all-white ensemble.
During the chat, Gong Yoo talked about his working relationship with Park Bo Gum. The "Goblin" star shares how the 27-year-old actor reminds him of his younger self.
"Although it's our first time meeting and collaborating, I think about that age range that I've experienced and think, 'What kind of thoughts does Bo Gum have now and what kind of mindset does he have as an actor?' which creates a special kind of bond," he shared.
As for the "Record of Youth" star's attitude towards work, Gong Yoo lauded the young actor and said that "he is extremely responsible, bright, and always smiling."
However, the A-list celebrity thinks that Park Bo Gum still has inhibitions and "certain worries he has on the inside."
In the movie, Gong Yoo portrays the role of a former intelligence agent Gi-heon. For his final mission, he was tasked to secure the safe transfer of the first human clone ever named Seok Bok, played by Park Bo Gum.
The genetically mutated human clone is said to be the key to uncover the secret of eternal life. Unfortunately, the duo faced struggles and was caught up in dangerous circumstances due to several forces who wanted to take Seo Bok.
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Gong Yoo on his Future Project "Wonderland"
Aside from his movie "Seobok," Gong Yoo mentioned that he is about to finish his special appearance with "Wonderland."
With this, he shared that he is looking forward for his recent projects to be released, adding, "I'm not confident, but I'll soon be able to greet you through good projects."
The upcoming sci-fi drama film is helmed by director Kim Tae Yong and is scheduled to be released in April 2021.
The movie follows the story of a simulated universe where people can reunite with their loved ones that they can no longer interact in the real world.
Aside from Gong Yoo, "Wonderland" stars a powerhouse cast including Park Bo Gum, Bae Suzy, Choi Woo Shik, Jung Yu Mi, and Chinese actress Rebecca Tang.
Gong Yoo's Growing Fascination with Fishing
The "Train to Busan" star shares more of his personal life, including his current addiction, which is fishing.
During his downtime, the most sought-after actor says that he enjoys fishing and sees it as a form of exercise.
Furthermore, he says that he hasn't caught a "big one" yet, but he is looking forward to this.
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Written by Geca Wills