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Korean Singer Rain Nabs Lead Role in 'Ninja Assassin'

February 14, 2008 06:29:31 GMT

The South Korean singer/actor has been signed to depict the leading character in the Warner Bros. Pictures' action adventure film.


Korean Singer Rain Nabs Lead Role in 'Ninja Assassin'
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Landing a supporting role in "Speed Racer" apparently isn't good enough for South Korean singing sensation Rain. In his effort to make international breakthrough, the 25-year-old entertainer is reportedly taking a huge leap to star as the leading role in the Warner Bros. Pictures' latest project "Ninja Assassin".

According to Variety, the fact that the singer who is listed in People Magazine's 2007 Most Beautiful People has landed the lead role was announced at a press conference in Seoul on Wednesday, February 13. At the conference, it was also let out that the film will most likely be directed by James McTeigue, the director of "V for Vendetta".

The singer whose real name was claimed to be Jung Ji-hoon nabbed his first feature film's leading role in Park Chan-wook's "I'm a Cyborg, but That's OK". The drama romantic comedy was listed as one of the 2007 Berlin Film Festival Competition entries. In Hollywood, he is joining the cast of the upcoming action adventure "Racer" as Taejo Togokhan starring alongside Hollywood actors Emile Hirsch, Matthew Fox and Christina Ricci.

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posted by Leon boni on May 23, 2011
Hi!rain my self cloud from arunachal pradesh n i like u only 7% bye take care
posted by noga on Nov 28, 2010
hi rain iam noga from syria i love ur dance very much...i hope if u visit syria someday and sing to ur vans here.i love u rino
posted by piilani on Jul 19, 2010
RAIN you are the sexiest guy on earth shoo look way betta than talor lautner..ever since i first laid my eyes on you..you jus make me smile everytime i see you.im jus crazy over you..k bye byez baby P. loves ya
posted by sahar on Apr 09, 2010
i love you rain,yoe are very hadsom...
posted by mesha on Dec 05, 2009
Rain you are the sexiest man I ever saw. I love your movie. I mean damn you are so fine.
posted by roops on Nov 26, 2009
Hiii rain
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Bi,Sarang hay yo.
posted by akiko on Jul 26, 2009
hes cuttie pie ao
posted by zn on Jul 26, 2009
i think it would be a great movie bi rain would and is a great actor and singer
posted by kiki on Jun 17, 2009
Rain i love u.....
posted by neorain on May 09, 2009
hey.. all the best in warever u do.. luv u 4 alys... MUAHH.....LOVE YAA
posted by erin on Apr 26, 2009
i love u rain from malaysia
posted by Ming on Apr 21, 2009
I love Rain I his Biggest Fan .He is so cute
posted by d.k on Mar 02, 2009
rain's initial struggle of his life is really encouraging.
posted by =) on Oct 23, 2008
i love rain~..hes soooooo hotttt

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