Song Joong Ki’s First Cannes Film Draws Attention with International Poster, Will Katy Walk the Red Carpet with Him? 

The action noir film “Hopeless” directed by Kim Chang Hoon,

, which has been invited to the 76th Cannes International Film Festival, has released an international poster featuring the appearance of the rising acting star Hong Xa Bin and top actor Song Joong Ki.

The newly released poster raises curiosity about the two men, Yeon Gyu (Hong Xa Bin), an 18-year-old boy with nowhere to go in a bleak reality, and Chi Geon (Song Joong Ki), who has lived in his own way in the world.

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Hong Xa Bin, who plays Yeon Gyu in his first lead role on screen, is recognized for his solid acting skills and potential through acclaimed short films “Holiday” and “The Heat.” Expectations are high for his delicate portrayal of the complex inner world of a precarious character in “Hopeless.”

Meanwhile, Song Joong Ki, who plays Chi Geon, a middle boss of an organization who feels compassion for and leads Yeon Gyu, a young man similar to himself, draws attention with a new character transformation that was not seen before, including expressionless facial expressions and difficult-to-guess eyes.

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The overseas poster of “Hopeless”, which captures the appearance of two men in a hellish world, leaves a deep impression of the presence of the two actors, Hong Xa Bin and Song Joong Ki. It raises expectations and curiosity about their relationship and story to be unfolded in the film.

“Hopeless” is a work that depicts a story of a boy who wants to escape from a hellish reality and meets a middle boss of an organization, leading them to the precarious world. It stars Hong Xa Bin, Song Joong Ki, and Kim Hyung Seo (Bibi), and is the directorial debut of Kim Chang Hoon. It is scheduled to be released this year.

Meanwhile, the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will be taking place on the famous Croisette in France from May 16 to 27, 2023. Song Joong Ki is expected to walk the red carpet with his wife Katy Louise Saunders, marking their first appearance as a married couple at a public event. 

Source: Nate

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