On April 18, the solid and crew of “City Myths” held a screening and press convention to speak concerning the new horror movie!
“City Myths” (often known as “Seoul Ghost Story”) is an omnibus-style horror film that may characteristic modern-day reinterpretations of varied ghost tales and concrete legends. Set in Seoul, the movie will probably be cut up up into 10 episodes that cope with totally different horrors present in acquainted locations in on a regular basis life.
The movie stars numerous idols like MONSTA X’s Shownu, Oh My Woman’s Arin, BTOB‘s Minhyuk, THE BOYZ’s Ju Haknyeon, Golden Youngster’s Jaehyun, Lovelyz’s Jisoo, WJSN’s SeolA and Exy, former INFINITE member Hoya (Lee Ho Received), and AleXa.
The solid additionally contains Kim Do Yoon from “Peninsula” and “Hellbound,” Lee Younger Jin from “Memento Mori,” Oh Ryoong from “Fairly Noona Who Buys Me Meals,” Lee Soo Min from “The Dude in Me,” Lee Yul Eum from “However,” and Jung Received Chang from “The Uncanny Counter.”
Director Hong Received Ki commented, “I’ve been directing music movies for 20 years and whereas doing so, I’ve been paying consideration. I prioritized the casting of singers that I’ve needed to see check out appearing.” He continued, “As a result of that they had appearing potential, I needed to strive working with them. Since our movie is of an omnibus-style, I needed to point out [viewers] new faces that they haven’t seen but, [so I cast idols].”
Except for Minhyuk and Hoya, “City Myths” will mark the silver display debut for all of the idols within the solid. WJSN’s SeolA performs Ji Hye within the “The Closet” episode about used furnishings, whereas Exy works alongside Jung Received Chang within the episode titled “The Wall.”
SeolA commented, “It was so enjoyable to see my face on display. By means of appearing, I feel I used to be capable of strive issues I haven’t been capable of strive, so it was actually enjoyable.” Exy added, “I’m somebody who enjoys watching horror movies so it felt new to have the ability to seem in a horror movie myself.” She additionally thanked her co-star Jung Received Chang, saying, “At first, I had a mission of showing mysterious and appearing that out was laborious, however as a result of [Jung Won Chang] helped me, I used to be capable of comfortably full filming.”
MONSTA X’s Shownu stars as part-timer Jong Chan within the episode titled “A Model,” however was absent from the press convention as he’s presently serving within the navy. The director shared, “As Shownu seems a bit like a sculpture, I casted him as a result of he felt just like a model.”
Within the episode “Necromancy,” Oh My Woman’s Arin performs Ji Hyun, who will get bullied at college after her classmate Hye Yeon (Lee Soo Min) commits suicide and rumors begin spreading that they have been a pair. The star commented, “It was fascinating to see my face on the display. I hope many viewers watch me kindly. I filmed whereas discussing heaps with Soo Min. I attempted to work diligently. I initially actually just like the horror style.” Laughing, she added, “My Oh My Woman members informed me, ‘Don’t simply scream quite a bit.”
Arin’s co-star Lee Soo Min shared, “To my data, that is Arin’s first time appearing [in a movie], however she was so good. We filmed actually sweetly.”
THE BOYZ’s Ju Haknyeon, Golden Youngster’s Jaehyun, and AleXa star as well-known influencers Nu Ri, Younger Min, and Se Ri within the “Escape Video games” episode. Jaehyun commented, “I can’t imagine that I used to be casted and that I filmed a film. After I first heard the information [of my casting] from my managers, I couldn’t imagine it, so after watching the film right this moment, my feelings really feel particular.”
In “The Woman within the Mirror,” Lovelyz Jisoo performs beauty retailer worker Hyun Joo. She commented, “I labored actually laborious. I’m additionally actually grateful to the director.” Jisoo added, “It was a tough character. Since I needed to act as somebody with a extreme inferiority advanced, I attempted my finest to convey out that emotion and I misplaced quite a lot of vitality whereas filming. I keep in mind consuming quite a bit [to recharge].” She then shared, “Whereas filming, I obtained quite a lot of help from my Lovelyz members.”
Former INFINITE member Hoya (Lee Ho Received) portrays the function of dentist Choong Jae within the “Tooth Worms” episode. Final 12 months, “Tooth Worms” was the primary of the sequence to greet viewers after being invited to the twenty fifth Fantasia Movie Competition and the thirteenth Celluloid Screams: Sheffield Horror Movie Competition. The director defined, “I’m initially afraid of the sounds you’ll be able to hear on the dentist so I mirrored these to create this episode.”
Hoya shared, “I’m sometimes afraid of horror motion pictures and may’t watch them however once I obtained this script, I assumed it could be so enjoyable so I made a decision to do it. [In the initial script,] the story wasn’t detailed, however I figured that we’d have enjoyable as we created it. Greater than something, I’ve filmed quite a lot of music movies with director Hong Received Ki so I figured I’d have the ability to have enjoyable whereas engaged on a movie collectively too, so I made a decision on my look.”
“City Myths” hits theaters on April 27.
Watch Hoya in “Devilish Pleasure” right here:
…and take a look at Arin in “The World of My 17” under!
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