Korean Singer Rain Nabs Lead Role in 'Ninja Assassin'

Korean Singer Rain Nabs Lead Role in 'Ninja Assassin'

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

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.

© AceShowbiz.com



    Leon boni
    May 23, 2011

    Hi!rain my self cloud from arunachal pradesh n i like u only 7% bye take care

    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

    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

    Apr 09, 2010

    i love you rain,yoe are very hadsom...

    Dec 05, 2009

    Rain you are the sexiest man I ever saw. I love your movie. I mean damn you are so fine.

    Nov 26, 2009

    Hiii rain

    Napalese Heart
    Aug 13, 2009

    Bi,Sarang hay yo.

    Jul 26, 2009

    hes cuttie pie ao

    Jul 26, 2009

    i think it would be a great movie bi rain would and is a great actor and singer

    Jun 17, 2009

    Rain i love u.....

    May 09, 2009

    hey.. all the best in warever u do.. luv u 4 alys... MUAHH.....LOVE YAA

    Apr 26, 2009

    i love u rain from malaysia

    Apr 21, 2009

    I love Rain I his Biggest Fan .He is so cute

    Mar 02, 2009

    rain's initial struggle of his life is really encouraging.

    Oct 23, 2008

    i love rain~..hes soooooo hotttt

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