BLACKPINK Jisoo Makes Big Screen Debut on Dr Cheon and Lost Talisman | Where to Watch


BLACKPINK Jisoo is about to make her big screen debut! The famed K-pop star will join the upcoming Dr Cheon and Lost Talisman. The film’s director, Kim Seong-sik, talked about the FLOWER hitmaker’s special appearance in the movie, and here’s everything you need to know.

Actress Kim Jisoo’s First Film Is Coming

During a press conference (via Koreaboo), Seong-sik revealed he immediately thought of Jisoo while looking for an actor who would play the role of a fairy after seeing her in the 2021 K-drama Snowdrop. Thanks to the fans’ sentiment and the 28-year-old’s open working schedule, they’re able to make things work out.

“While looking for an actor who would fit the image of the fairy, I came to think of Jisoo after watching her in Snowdrop,” he said. “It was a 50% fan sentiment and 50% because her schedule worked out.”

Though details about Jisoo’s role remain under wraps, Kim teased that she would portray a fairy. And with her captivating beauty, she surely fits playing this mythical being.

What is the K-Movie About?

Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman is a mystery thriller movie led by Gang Dong-won, best known for his roles in Peninsula and Broker. Based on the webtoon Possessed by Hooressha, the film follows the story of a fake exorcist, Dr. Cheon (Dong-won), who must perform a real exorcism.

Cheon travels around the world with his assistant to fool people of his so-called exorcism expertise until he holds a real case of a girl being possessed by an evil spirit. Hence, it’s now in his hands to save her.

Aside from Dongo-won, the film also stars Huh Joon-ho as the evil spirit hunter Beom Cheon and Esom as Yoo Kyung, a woman who needs Dr. Cheon’s help to save her sister from a mysterious demon’s possession. In addition, Lee Dong-hwi and Kim Jong-soo are also part of the film as Dr. Cheon’s assistant, In Bae, and business partner, President Hwang, respectively.

Cinema and Streaming Details: What we know so far

Dr Cheon and Lost Talisman will hit the Korean theaters on September 27. So far, there are no words yet if it will have an international release.

It remains to be seen if it will be released on streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hayu, and iflix. That said, fans must wait for further announcements to know where to watch the movie.

Next Acting Projects of the K-pop Idol

Meanwhile, besides Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman, YTN Star revealed Jisoo would lead a new zombie K-drama titled Influenza opposite Park Jung-min. According to reports, the upcoming series is based on a novel of the same name.

It will take place in an air defense building in Seoul, Korea, and will tell the story of a soldier and his former girlfriend who will find each other again in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Here, Jisoo will reportedly play the role of Young Joo, while Jung-min will portray her yet-to-be-named boyfriend in the military.

Surely, K-drama and K-pop fans will wait for BLACKPINK Jisoo’s next acting projects, Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman and Influenza. Despite the controversies she has faced due to her acting chops in Snowdrop, viewers hope she will show some improvements.

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