Lost in America’, a Hollywood film about Korean idols

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The rise of Korean popular music or Kpop is undeniable. In fact, this genre of music is increasingly known in almost all parts of the world. The popularity of Kpop has also made CJ ENT, a well-known Korean film producer and distributor, to release a new Hollywood film entitled ‘Kpop: Lost in America’.

Launching from the site Deadline On June 30, 2022 yesterday, this Hollywood film will later feature a row of top artists such as Rebel Wilson and Charles Melton. Coupled with Cha Eun Woo as a Korean artist who is expected to play the main character in the film.

For those of you who are curious about the latest Hollywood film by director Yoon Je Kyun, here we will summarize information about interesting facts about the film ‘Kpop: Lost in America’.

Interesting Story Film ‘Kpop: Lost in America’

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The film, written by writers Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer, follows a K-pop group who find themselves mistakenly stranded in Waco, Texas, just days before their American debut in Madison Square Garden.

They were then stranded without means of communication, money, and transportation. For the sake of their struggle, this K-pop group must be able to overcome every difference between groups and obstacles in order to reach New York City.

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Made by Famous Director and Producer

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This Hollywood film produced by CJ ENT is a film by the famous director, Yoon Je Kyun. His name has succeeded in making a number of popular films that have been liked by many audiences. For example like ‘Miracle on 1st Street‘, ‘Haeundae‘, ‘Quick‘, and ‘Ode to My Father‘.

Haeundae‘ became a Korean hit film in 2009 starring Sol Kyung Gu, Ha Ji Won, Park Joong Hoon, Uhm Jung Hwa, and others. It is called so because the film directed by Je Kyun was able to exceed 10 million cinema ticket sales during its screening. Then followed the movie ‘Ode to My Father‘ which aired in 2014 and also surpassed 10 million.

Yoon Je Kyun’s success in working on Korean hits is also highly anticipated in the film ‘Kpop: Lost in America’. In addition, fans are also looking forward to the film because it was produced by Lynda Obst from ‘Interstellar’ and Miky Lee from ‘Parasite’.

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‘Kpop: Lost in America’ cast

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Filming for the film ‘Kpop: Lost in America’ itself is expected to begin next fall, and is expected to air in 2023.

As for the cast in the film, CJ ENT has confirmed several names of players who are expected to be cast. They include Rebel Wilson and Charles Melton, to the famous K-pop artist, Cha Eun Woo.

Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Some of his popular films, such as ‘Pitch Perfect’, ‘Isn’t It Romantic’, and many more.

Next Charles Melton who is also rumored to be starring in this film. He is an actor of Korean-American descent. The actor has starred in a number of popular series and films such as ‘Glee‘, ‘American Horror Stories‘, ‘The Sun Is Also a Star‘, and others.

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Aiming for Cha Eun Woo as the Main Role

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In 2021, the famous producers involved in this film stated that they planned to feature real K-pop stars. The name Cha Eun Woo was widely heard among fans to play the character of one of the actors in the film.

Launching from Soompi on July 1 yesterday, StarNews reported that Cha Eun Woo was indeed in talks to play the lead role in the Hollywood film. Furthermore, Fantagio as the agency of one of the ASTRO group members also issued a statement similar.

“Cha Eun Woo is positively reviewing the offer to star in ‘Kpop: Lost in America’, but nothing has been confirmed yet,” said Fantagio as Cha Eun Woo’s agency as reported by Soompi recently.

If Cha Eun Woo accepts the offer, this will be one of his newest films besides ‘Decibel’.

Those are some interesting facts about CJ ENT’s latest Hollywood film entitled ‘Kpop: Lost in America’. The more waiting for the screening, who can’t wait for this film? Stay tuned for further information, OK!

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