Film Director Kim Ki Duk Sued For Allegedly Assaulting Actress On Set And Coercing Sex Scene

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Film Director Kim Ki Duk Sued For Allegedly Assaulting Actress On Set And Coercing Sex Scene
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Film Director Kim Ki Duk Sued For Allegedly Assaulting Actress On Set And Coercing Sex Scene

Korean film director Kim Ki Duk has been sued for allegedly assaulting an actress on set.

According to reports on August 2, an actress, who remains anonymous (hereafter referred to as “A”), sued director Kim Ki Duk for assault and coercion. The Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office is reportedly handling the investigation themselves with the assistance of a detective unit, rather than having police investigate the situation per standard procedure.

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Film director Kim Ki Duk accused of assaulting actress 'A'
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Film director Kim Ki Duk accused of assaulting actress 'A'

Film director Kim Ki Duk has been accused of assaulting female actress 'A', as reported on August 3.

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Reports stated that an actress 'A' filed a lawsuit with the Seoul Central Prosecutor's Office against the film director for slapping her on set and demanding that she film a 'bed scene' not initially included in the script. The actress was first cast for the lead female role in Kim Ki Duk's 2013 film 'Moebius', but due to Kim Ki Duk's mistreatment, she chose to halt her participation in the film, and a different actress was cast for the role.

Actress Sues Famous Film Director Because of Abuse & Unwanted Sex Scenes
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Actress Sues Famous Film Director Because of Abuse & Unwanted Sex Scenes

Famous Korean movie director Kim Ki Duk has recently been sued by an actress he worked with in the past. The actress has stated some wild claims and is looking to sue the director for 2 reasons.

Although the actress has yet to be identified or revealed herself yet, she was stated to have been working on the hit 2003 film 'Moebius' before quitting the role. Now she is suing Kim Ki Duk for the abuse she received from way back then.

Various media outlets and reports stated, "The actress is suing Kim Ki Duk for physically assaulting her with a slap to her face and for forcing her to shoot a sex scene which was allegedly not part of the script in 'Moebius.'" It was also reported she was forced to touch another actor's genitalia. Police are now investigating her claims.

Kim Sun-young-III to attend the Jeonju International Film Festival with husband and director Lee Seung-won-I
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Kim Sun-young-III to attend the Jeonju International Film Festival with husband and director Lee Seung-won-I

Actor Kim Sun-young-III finds the 18th Jeonju International Film Festival with the movie "Happy Bus Day", directed by her husband, Lee Seung-won-I.

"Happy Bus Day" is about a family that gathers in the eldest son's "Monster"house to celebrate the monster's birthday and having everyone spending the last ten minutes with the "Monster" on their mother's orders to relieve their wounds and secrets to it.

While this movie refers human trauma to a unique family, Kim Sun-young-III takes on the role of Seon-yeong, an ordinary but not so ordinary daughter-in-law. She's also someone with wounds to heal and the actress did an impressive performance in the movie.

Director Park Chan-wook to Serve as Juror at Cannes Film Fest
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Director Park Chan-wook to Serve as Juror at Cannes Film Fest

Film director Park Chan-wook will serve on the jury for this year's Cannes Film Festival, which is set to kick off next month.

Park is the fourth Korean to sit on the jury at Cannes after film director Shin Sang-ok in 1994, film director Lee Chang-dong in 2009 and actress Jeon Do-yeon in 2014.

Acclaimed Spanish film director Pedro Almodvar was named as the president of the jury. The eight member jury also includes American actors Will Smith and Jessica Chastain and Chinese actress Fan Bingbing,