Hollywood actress Megan Fox has been cast in her first ever Korean film!
On August 24, production company Taewon Entertainment stated, "Megan Fox and Kim Myung Min have been confirmed for director Kwang Kyung Taek's film 'The Battle of Jangsa-ri 9.15' (working title)."
Megan Fox will be playing the role of Marguerite Higgins, a historical figure who was an American news reporter and war correspondent. She is known for her heroism in spreading news and awareness of the Korean war worldwide, demanding international aid for Korea during the war. Megan Fox said, "I was enraptured by the scenario's Marguerite Higgins, a real historical figure, and want to participate even if I have to delay my other schedules. I plan on submerging myself in character studies by watching documentaries and more to best depict Marguerite Higgins."
Opposite Megan Fox will be veteran actor Kim Myung Min, as the commander of the Korean forces, Lee Myung Heum.
'The Battle of Jangsa-ri' consisted of a feint operation by the UN forces during the Korean war in order to successfully initiate operations during the Battle of Incheon. Filming is slated to begin this October.