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Jang Hyuk Set To Portray Blind Swordsman For His Next Film

By Staff Reporter | January 23, 2017 12:07 AM EST

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Top South Korean Actor Jang Hyuk is rumored to return to the big screen through the action-packed movie "Swordsman". The actor will reportedly be portraying a sword fighter who is bling.

According to AskKPop, the movie 'Swordsman' will focus on telling the story of Tae Yool and his daughter and the story will reportedly be set during the time of ancient China. Allkpop reports that the sword fighting movie will be produced by Opus Pictures. The company is known to have produced hit movies such as the 2010 film "The Man From Nowhere" starring actor Won Bin and actress Kim Sae Ron and the 2013 film "SnowPiercer" starring Hollywood actor Chris Evans, known for his performance in the "The Avengers" series, and actress Go Ah Sung.

The actor, Jang Hyuk, known to have played lead roles such as Lee Dae-gil in the 2010 drama "The Slave Hunters" and Kang Ji-goo in the 2013 film "The Flu" has been offered the role of a blind swordsman in the new film. The 40-year-old father of three is currently reviewing the details of the film, which if confirmed that he accepts will mark the first time that the actor will be playing a blind man.

The veteran actor, having almost 20 years of acting experience under his belt, is currently busy starring as detective Moo Jin Hyuk in OCN's new drama, "The Voice" with actress Lee Hana starring as Kang Kwon Joo. This is the first cable drama for Jang Hyuk in his career.The drama focuses on how Detective Jin Hyuk and Kwon Joo solve cases together and how they track down the serial killer that killed their family.

The new crime-thriller drama aired its first episode last January 14, 2017 and is being broadcasted every Friday and Saturday at 23:00 KST. The movie "Swordsman" will be directed by Choi Jae Hoon and the filming of the movie is set to begin in April of this year.

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