Kim Seon Ho’s Movie ‘Sad Tropical’ to Tackle Filipino-Korean Boxer + What We Know So Far About the Actor’s Silver Screen Debut

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Kim Seon Ho returns to the spotlight with a lighter heart after clearing the air that surrounded him after being involved in an abortion controversy with his ex-girlfriend in October.

The South Korean actor is set to make his silver screen debut with the upcoming film "Sad Tropical."

Kim Seon Ho's 'Sad Tropical' to Tackle Filipino-Korean Boxer

"Sad Tropical" marks Kim Seon Ho's silver screen debut and his first major project after his box office success romance comedy-drama "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" with Shin Min Ah.

Confirmed! Kim Seon Ho Will Remain as the Main Lead in the Movie ‘Sad Tropical’
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Kim Seon Ho

The production company of the film "Sad Tropical" released an announcement confirming the "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" actor's casting in the film.

Rumors and speculations spread that he was pulled out from the film after his involvement in a drama with his ex-girlfriend, however, his casting remains untouched.

Kim Seon Ho
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Kim Seon Ho

SALT Entertainment, Kim Seon Ho's company, said, "After a thorough deliberation, the producers of "Sad Tropical" have decided to film the movie this year with actor Kim Seon Ho."

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Confirmed! Kim Seon Ho Will Remain as Main Lead in the Movie 'Sad Tropical'

The drama was first announced in September and it will be looked over by the brilliant filmmaker Park Hoon Jung.

Kim Seon Ho
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Kim Seon Ho

Attention is focused on how the "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" heartthrob will give justice to his new, uncommon, and complex role.

Kim Seon Ho to Work With Go Ara for the First Time in 'Sad Tropical'

"Reply 1994" star Go Ara was cast to star in Park Hoon Jung's newest masterpiece "Sad Tropical" alongside "Good Boy" Kim Seon Ho.

Go Ara to Make Her Big Screen Comeback with the Movie ‘Sad Tropical’
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Go Ara

According to JTBC, Go Ara already met the brilliant director in person, and decided to join the production team and cast ensemble with her huge trust in Park Hoon Jung.

Go Ara proved herself and her top notch acting skills through appearing in many popular dramas "Who Are You?," "Black," "Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth," "Ms. Hammurabi" and Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol," to name a few.

Go Ara
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She is expected to present a whole new side of her as an actress that was never seen before, which raises expectations.

Go Ara was last seen in the 2016 noir action film "Phantom Detective," amplifying anticipation for her comeback film.

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Anticipation is also increasing as the new combination of Kim Seon Ho and "Reply 1994" star Go Ara will soon grace the big screen.

Filipina Actress Marian Rivera Rumored to Portray Kim Seon Ho's Mother

Interestingly, Kim Seon Ho's new role's first charm is his mixed nationality. In the film, he will portray the role of a half-South Korean and half-Filipino boxer aspirant.

While "Mask" actor Yeon Jung Hoon is in talks for the role of Kim Seon Ho's estranged father, Filipina celebrity Marian Rivera is currently rumored to be playing the role of Kim Seon Ho's mother.

It was reported that she was cherry-picked by the movie's production company. However, no official announcements have been made yet.

On the other hand, Park Hoon Jung, "Sad Tropical" director, produced the box office thriller movie "The Witch: The Subversion" and the crime film "Night in Paradise."

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The producing director is expected to give another emotional roller coaster ride and outstanding masterpiece with "Sad Tropical," which reportedly airs in the second half of the year 2022.

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Written by Elijah Mully.

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