Lee Jong Suk Turns Down Offer To Appear In New Action Film

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Lee Jong Suk Turns Down Offer To Appear In New Action Film
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Lee Jong Suk Turns Down Offer To Appear In New Action Film

Lee Jong Suk has decided to not appear in the upcoming film Witch (literal translation).

On July 21, a source from Lee Jong Suks agency YG Entertainment stated, Lee Jong Suk has been running without pause, so he has decided to take a short break and not to appear in the film.

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The upcoming film Witch tells the story of a female high school student who, through a human medical experiment, was trained as a murder weapon. However, she experiences an identity crisis at the same time she gets caught up in a crime.

YG Denies Reports That Lee Jong Suk Turned Down New Action Film Due To Recent Draft Notice
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YG Denies Reports That Lee Jong Suk Turned Down New Action Film Due To Recent Draft Notice

YG Entertainment has released a statement to respond to reports that Lee Jong Suk had decided to turn down an offer to appear in the action film The Witch because he will be enlisting in the military.

The agency stated, Its true that Lee Jong Suk recently received his draft notice. However, he has not yet decided when his exact enlistment date will be.

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They went on to explain, Lee Jong Suks decision to not appear in The Witch is a completely separate issue from him receiving his draft notice. The choice to turn down the movie was made to respect the actors wishes to take a break.

The Truth Behind Lee Jong Suk Decling 'Dream' Movie Offer
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The Truth Behind Lee Jong Suk Decling 'Dream' Movie Offer

It was indeed a big surprise to everyone to know that Lee Jong Suk rejected an offer to him to play as the lead role in the upcoming movie, "Dream". Lee Byeong Heon is the director of the movie, and is best known for his previous film, "Twenty" and "Be Positive".

As of now, Lee Jong Suk is reported to be busy filming her upcoming drama series together with Suzy Bae. And because of this, most people believe that this is the main reason why he declined the offer for the lead role.

YG Entertainment, the management company of Lee Jong Suk, says that it was never confirmed that Lee Jong Suk will be appearing in "Dream". The company then added that Lee Jong Suk was still reviewing the offer during those times.

Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo Special Jury at Houston Film Festival
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Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo Special Jury at Houston Film Festival

Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo from the MBC drama "W" were awarded the Special Juries at the Houston Film Festival.

"W" is a drama about a female doctor who is sucked into a web-toon world.

MBC documentary "A Great Meal" won an award for TV Special Documentary, "Winning Shot" an award for Best Sports Show and "Real Men" an award for TV Entertainment.

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AOAs Seolhyun Receives Offer To Appear In Upcoming Historical Film Starring Jo In Sung
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AOAs Seolhyun Receives Offer To Appear In Upcoming Historical Film Starring Jo In Sung

AOAs Seolhyun has been offered a role in an upcoming historical film.

On May 17, a source from her agency FNC Entertainment, stated, Its true that Seolhyun has received an offer for a role in the film Ansi Fortress (working title). She is currently considering the project. Nothing has been decided yet.

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The upcoming historical film Ansi Fortress depicts the 88 days of battle between Yang Manchun (with the Goguryeo army) against the invasion of 500 thousand Tang Dynasty troops who tried to capture Ansi fortress.