Headed to the big screen! Super Junior member Siwon is joining the cast of Dragon Blade featuring notable Hollywood actors Jackie Chan, Mel Gibson and John Cusack.
Siwon’s agency SM Entertainment revealed the news, saying: “Choi Siwon decided to appear in the new Chinese production, Dragon Blade. He will be playing an important character alongside Chan and Cusack.”
The agency elaborated further: “He is currently travelling back and forth from [Korea to] China to film.”
The movie is set in ancient China and tells the adventure story of Roman soldiers who get lost in Far East China. The blockbuster is directed by Daniel Lee and set for release in 2015.
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Dragon Blade is another addition to Siwon’s quickly growing acting resume. The 28-year-old idol — who has a good grasp of the Mandarin language — debuted on screen in in 2006 Hong Kong film A Battle of Wits.
He’s since starred in many television dramas and was recently cast in the Chinese remake of last year’s popular Lee Min Ho drama, The Heirs.