IU has been cast as the lead role for an original short film series produced by Mystic Entertainment.
The series will include a total of 4 short films directed by 4 different directors, all featuring IU as the lead role. Each film will deal with different subjects and concepts, and later be released as a 4-part series.
Bae Doo Na has reportedly been cast as a co-star in one of these films. The title or release date of the film is yet to be confirmed but sources say that the plot will be related to tennis. The actresses will not, however, be appearing as tennis players.
Filming is scheduled to begin at the end of September.
IU has previously experienced success with numerous dramas including Dream High, My Mister, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo and many more but the upcoming film will be her first time taking on a lead role in a film.
Being it that it will be IU’s first attempt at a movie, netizens have been encouraging her on and expressing their anticipation for her new challenge.
- “Wow, IU in a movie? ㅠㅠ I look forward to it ㅎㅎ”
- “Omg daebak. I support movie actress IU too!!”
- “I love IU whether it be when she’s singing or acting”
- “I’m so excited~~I wonder what kind of movie it will be ㅎ”
- “So excited fighting”