Song Hye Kyo is all set to make a grand comeback to the South Korean film industry, according to an exclusive report released by Star News on January 13. The elegant actress will feature in the anticipated movie "The Black Nuns," sparking excitement among fans globally.
"The Black Nuns" is a gender-swapped version of the highly successful 2015 film "The Priests." The original film, headlined by acclaimed actors Kim Yun-seok and Kang Dong-won, drew an audience of more than 5.44 million, marking a major box office triumph. The film's success has in turn created high expectations for the female-centric spin-off "The Black Nuns," with Song Hye Kyo's impending transformation into a nun for her role inciting substantial anticipation and fervor from fans across the globe.
While she has not been entirely absent from the screen, appearing in Chinese films such as "I Am the Queen" in 2014 and the "TaePyungReon" series in 2016, "The Black Nuns" marks Kyo's return to South Korean cinema after nearly a decade. Her previous homeground venture was the critically acclaimed title "My Brilliant Life," released in September 2014.
Song Hye Kyo's acting prowess gained significant validation after she shone in the Netflix original series "The Glory," released in December last year. This has further amplified the enthusiasm for her forthcoming performance in "The Black Nuns," where fans await to see the transformative rendition she brings to her character.