With September just around the corner Lotte Entertainment has started pushing its upcoming fall release "Tazza: One Eyed Jack", an ensemble piece revolving around poker. This marks a departure from the previous movies, "Tazza: The High Rollers" and "Tazza: The Hidden Card", which were about Go-Stop.
The character names have also been revealed. Park Jung-min will play Il-chool. Ryoo Seung-bum will play Ae-ggoo, which in spoken Korean sounds like 'ah geez'. Lee Kwang-soo will play Kka-chi, which literally means magpie and is often used as part of a slur. Lim Ji-yeon will play Yeong-mi, Kwon Hae-hyo will play Mister Kwon, and Choi Yu-hwa will play Madonna.
Little is known about these characters, save for that they will no doubt form makeshift alliances, scheme, and double cross each other as is to be expected from the Tazza franchise brand. The film will be directed by Kwon Oh-kwang in his mainstream debut, having earlier earned acclaim for his peculiar independent 2015 film "COLLECTIVE INVENTION".
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 email@example.com.
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