The 21-year old actress will play the role of a popular pole vaulter nicknamed "Min Yeo Se", which literally means "beautiful bird". She will be the romantic interest of Man Ho, portrayed by Kim Myeong-min.
In an interview with MyungMin International in January, Kim Myeong-min revealed that "Man Ho will actually be involved in a love triangle with Mi Nyeo Se and Yun Ki (another marathoner)". As of press time, the actor who will play the role of Yun Ki has not yet been revealed.
Ko Ah-ra debuted in 2003 and is known in Korea as a TV drama actress. Some of her works include "No Limit" (MBC, 2009), "Who Are You - Drama" (MBC, 2008) and "Snow Flower" (SBS, 2006). While she is no stranger to the big screen with two Japanese films under her belt (Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007) and Subaru (2009)). "Pacemaker" marks her film debut in Korea.
The movie will be directed by Kim Da-jeong, famous for musicals Finding Kim Jong Wook and Attack the Gas Station. It is produced by Dream Capture Studios. Filming is scheduled to commence in mid-March for Chuseok release.
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