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Actor Lee Sung-jae cast as title role of drama "Shirasoni"

2008/01/16 | 860 views |  | Permalink | Source

Actor Lee Sung-jae will play the role of the legendary fighter Shirasoni (Lee Sung Soon).

According to his agency on the 16th, "Lee Sung-jae has signed on to star in the 52-episode series 'Shirasoni' with Ibon Entertainment".

This series will be written by Lee Hwan-gyeong who also wrote "The Age of Heroes", and directed by PD Jang Hyeong Il who worked on "Rustic Period", "Jang Gil San", and others. On location filming in China is also being discussed.

Shirasoni is a legendary fighter that was active on the Korean peninsula and in China during the Japanese colonial period. He also was involved in politics after Korea's independence supporting Shin Ik Hee, Cho Byung Ohk, and others, and passed away in 1983.

Lee Sung-jae starred in the movie "Daisy" amongst many others, and starred in the drama series "Stranger than Paradise" in 2006.

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