In a cinematic extravaganza, esteemed actors Lee Min-ho, Ahn Hyo-seop, Chae Soo-bin, Shin Seung-ho, Nana, Park Ho-san, Choi Young-Joon, and Jisoo are set to grace the screen in the upcoming fantasy blockbuster, 'Omniscient Reader,' helmed by director Kim Byung-woo renowned for 'The Terror Live.'
Filming commenced in December, and the casting details were recently unveiled for this highly anticipated movie, currently in production.
'Omniscient Reader' unfolds the mesmerizing narrative of a fantasy novel transcending into reality. The protagonist, Kim Dokja (Ahn Hyo-seop), armed with knowledge of the ending, embarks on a world-saving odyssey alongside the novel's lead, Yoo Jung-hyeok (Lee Min-ho).
Adapted from the immensely popular web novel with over 200 million views since 2018, Lee Min-ho steps into the shoes of Yoo Jung-hyeok, a character endowed with unparalleled looks, formidable combat skills, and the ability to reincarnate endlessly.
Ahn Hyo-seop portrays Kim Dokja, an ordinary office worker smitten by Yoo Jung-hyeok. Holding the unique distinction of being the sole person to complete the unpublished novel, he possesses knowledge of its conclusion.
Chae Soo-bin enters the narrative as Yoo Sang-ah, Kim Dokja's former colleague, joining him on the adventure within the novel's realms. Together, they witness the onset of the world's collapse.
Shin Seung-ho and Nana embody characters from the novel, with Shin Seung-ho embodying former soldier Lee Hyeon-seong, showcasing formidable defensive prowess. Nana takes on the role of Jung Hee-won, personifying the goddess of justice.
Park Ho-san assumes the character Gong Pil-du, manipulating life and death through wealth. Choi Young-joon injects tension as Han Myung-oh, entwined in Kim Dokja's professional life.
Adding a musical touch to the ensemble, Jisoo from 'BLACKPINK' dons the role of Lee Ji-hye, Yoo Jung-hyeok's companion in the novel, navigating through crises with exceptional combat skills.
Directed by Kim Byung-woo, acclaimed for 'The Terror Live' and 'PMC: The Bunker,' 'Omniscient Reader' pledges an immersive experience. The production, spearheaded by REALIES Pictures, the force behind the 'Along with the Gods' series, aims to redefine Korean cinema with an unprecedented narrative.
The production team expresses confidence, stating, "The actors immersed themselves deeply during readings, infusing the set with passion. We anticipate opening new horizons for Korean cinema with a grand and unprecedented worldview." Get ready for an extraordinary journey into the realms of 'Omniscient Reader.'