The upcoming Korean historical movie “Suunjapbang” (“수운잡방”) has confirmed its month of release, and the main cast lineup, including ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha, Kim Kang Min, and Baek Sung Hyun, and to be released in December 2023. Continue to read for the details.
ASTRO’s Sanha, Kim Kang Min, and Baek Sung Hyun to Cast in the New Korean Movie “Suunjapbang”
The Korean historical movie “Suunjapbang” (“수운잡방”), scheduled for release in December, has announced its main cast members. This main cast lineup includes ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha, Kim Kang Min, and Baek Sung Hyun. This upcoming movie, directed by Choi Yeon Soo, will be ASTRO’s Sanha’s first appearance in a Korean historical film.
This captivating movie follows the journey of Kim Yu, a determined exam retaker who crosses paths with the reputed top chef of Joseon. Together, they embark on a quest to discover Kim Yu’s true purpose in life, blending historical elements with creative storytelling.
Korean Movie “Suunjapbang” (“수운잡방”)
The upcoming movie “Suunjapbang” narrates the life of Kim Yu. He is a nobleman from the Joseon Dynasty who wrote the renowned recipe book “Suunjapbang.” While preparing for the national civil service exam, Kim Yu encounters Gye Am, a self-proclaimed master chef in Joseon. This encounter sets him off on a quest to discover his true passion in the gastronomic world.
“Suunjapbang” holds significant importance in the Andong Gwangsan Kim clan as an ancestral recipe book. This recipe book is a cherished national treasure of Korea. It contains the oldest Korean manuscript in the country and showcases recipes for 121 types of food and alcohol.
Cast and Characters
ASTRO’s Sanha as Kim Yu
Sanha from ASTRO will be taking on the role of Kim Yu in the drama. His character is a determined individual who focuses solely on passing the national civil service exam. This exam carries significant weight for Kim Yu since he comes from a family with a long-standing tradition of serving in substantial roles. His encounter with Chef Gye Am triggers deep contemplation about his true aspirations.
ASTRO’s Sanha has previously appeared in projects like the web drama “Your Playlist” and KBS2’s “Crazy Love.” These roles allowed him to showcase his versatility and range as an actor.
Kim Kang Min as Gye Am
Kim Kang Min will bring Gye Am, the chef who introduces Kim Yu to the captivating world of gastronomy, to life on the screen. Despite his humble background, Gye Am proudly holds the title of the greatest chef in Joseon. His unwavering passion for cooking drives him to reach extraordinary levels.
Actor Kim Kang Min has graced various dramas such as “School 2021,” “Growing Season,” and “To My Star.”
Baek Sung Hyun as Kim Yeon
Baek Sung Hyun will play the role of Kim Yeon, Kim Yu’s supportive older brother. Despite his gentle nature, Kim Yeon exudes a strong charisma that adds an intriguing element to his character.
Actor Baek Sung Hyun’s exceptional acting skills have captivated audiences in dramas like “Voice,” “Casting a Spell to You,” and “The Love In Your Eyes.”
“Suunjapbang” Release Date
The Korean movie “Suunjapbang,” starring ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha, Kim Kang Min, and Baek Sung Hyun, will be pre-released through Wave in December 2023. It will also be available on KBS2 Drama Special and TV Cinema 2023.
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