On November 6th Sidus HQ released a picture of actress Jo Bo-ah holding a certificate stating that she is an honorary firefighter. Jo Bo-ah was given the certificate on November 6th as part of an event for Fire Prevention Week, which is leading up to Fire Prevention Day on November 9th. Fire prevention has been a big issue in South Korea due to major fires in recent years. Lee Joon-hyuk was also present for the event, as was South Korean president Moon Jae-in.
Jo Bo-ah was most likely invited to attend the event due to her appearance in the drama "Forest" earlier this year. Though Jo Bo-ah did not play a firefighter, her co-star Park Hae-jin did. Lee Joon-hyuk will also appear as a firefighter in the major film "Firemen" which is expected to be released next year. Jo Bo-ah is currently appearing in the drama "Tale of the Nine Tailed" on tvN.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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