Gritty K-movie Hopeless with Song Joong Ki and Rising Actor Hong Xa Bin Selected for 2023 Cannes Film Festival Screening

A Korean movie has been selected for the 2023 Cannes Film Festival next month screening as Un Certain Regard category and it’s one I’ve not heard about until now. Relative rookie director Kim Chang Hoon has found also relative newcoming Hong Xa Bin for this gritty tale and the entire film has an elevated spotlight thanks to top actor Song Joong Ki playing a supporting/guest starring type role. He’s really leaning into the darker and more serious fare for his movie side and he also has Bogota coming up and is filming Netflix movie My Name is Roh Ki Wan. If Hopeless turns out to be a great movie then I’m sure it’ll come out from the Cannes screening so fingers-crossed.

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