A new slate of supporting actors has been confirmed for "Youth of May". These include Oh Man-seok, who will be playing the role of Hwang Gi-nam, the father of the character being played by Lee Do-hyun. Elsewhere Uhm Hyo-sup will play Lee Chang-geun, the father of the characters who will be played by Lee Sang-yi-I and Keum Sae-rok, whose job in relation to these characters has already been described as a single dad who runs his own business.
AdvertisementKim Won-hae will play Kim Hyeon-cheol, the father of Go Min-si's character. His profession has been described as a watch repairman, and his character has also been described as having a bad leg. Hwang Young-hee will play his wife, Choi Soon-nyeo, who struggles managing between her disabled husband and her mother-in-law while also trying to keep track of her daughter. Lastly, Shim Yi-young will play Song Hae-ryeong, Hwang Gi-nam's new wife who's the only daughter of a famous company family.
"Youth of May" has come under increased interest due to the casting of Lee Do-hyun and Go Min-si in the leading roles following their appearance on "Sweet Home" last year. The story deals with young characters and their reaction to the ongoing Gwangju Democratization Movement in 1980. It is expected to be released on KBS sometime this year.
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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