Actor and singer Ong Seong Wu is currently in talks to join the upcoming film Jung Family Cattle Ranch from first-time feature film director Kim Ji Hyun.
Ong Seong Wu’s agency said that they are actively reviewing the role that would find the star join Park Hae Joon and veteran actor Ryu Seung Ryong on the film that tells the story of two brothers who raise cattle together.
The actor and former band member of Wanna One is currently the lead of the JTBC drama More Than Friends starring Shin Ye Eun, Kim Dong Joon, and Block B’s P.O. Ong Seong Wu will appear with Ryu Seung Ryong in the upcoming film Life is Beautiful set to premiere in December from director Choi Kook Hee.
Jung Family Cattle Ranch will mark the directing debut of Kim Ji Hyun on a commercial picture. The filmmaker’s credits include the MBC drama The Universe’ Star and the TV movie Splash Splash Love for the network, both of which were scripted by Kim Ji Hyun.
Yong Film, the production company behind the upcoming Netflix thriller The Call, will produce the feature. Production is slated to begin in the first half of 2021.
Ong Seong Wu is repped by Fantagio.
Chosun first reported the exclusive.