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Legendary Korean Rapper Tiger JK Takes On 1st Movie Project For 'Trip Around The World'

By Ashley G. | March 21, 2015 03:17 PM EDT

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An upload on Stars & Sports & TV News (SSTV) YouTube channel is gaining the attention of Tiger JK fans but it has nothing to do with the recent MFBTY project. Interestingly, it is a clip from a press conference for an upcoming film that the celebrated hip-hop artist will be in!

Tiger JK, a founding member of Drunken Tiger and husband to legendary artist Yoon Mirae, will make his debut as an actor in "Trip Around the World" (Hangul: 세계일주).The film, scheduled for release on March 26th, takes viewers along for a journey with a brother and sister trying to save their captured father. The comedy stars young actors Park Ha Young and Koo Seung Hyun, with Kim Jeong Tae as their father. HanCinema reports that filming began as early as 2013.

During the press conference Tiger JK stated, "[The child actors] acted as my mentors and taught me a lot about acting throughout the filming. I was surprised that they memorized all the lines in the movie." 

Lucikly, Tiger JK is portraying a musician named Pil Hong, making his global superstar status a great reference point. The multitalented entertainer shared, "I hope that many audience members come with their families." 

Tagged :  Tiger JK, MFBTY, Korean Films, Park Ha Young, Koo Seung Hyun, hip hop, korean rapper, Drunken Tiger

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