Kim Seon-ho’s debut movie, The Childe, released its first poster on March 13. It was showcased at the 2023 Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART).
This will be the first film of famous actor Kim Seon-ho. The poster’s release sent fans into a tizzy the moment the official update for the movie dropped. Taking instantly to Twitter to express their excitement, they cheered for the poster and tweeted their thoughts about the much-anticipated movie.
The black and blue poster of The Childe was much loved by the fans since it displays Kim Seon-ho’s silhouette in which he seems to be whistling. It introduces the actor as Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’s Kim Seon-ho, a series that was a global phenomenon and one that solidified his acting career. Furthermore, the official synopsis for the movie reads “A boxer is haunted by a mysterious unit, Who are they? Why are they chasing him?”
What is Kim Seon-ho’s debut film The Childe about? Exploring the story and more as fans cheer on
THE CHILDE MOVIE POSTER AT 2023 HONGKONG FILMART!!!!! #더차일드 #TheChilde #김선호 #KimSeonHo pic.twitter.com/gG7R5BLtAW
— 𝐽𝑎𝑒 (@seonhopage) March 14, 2023
The plot of The Childe revolves around the dreams and ambitions of a struggling boxer. It is a Korean action-noir directed by Park Hoon-jung. The protagonist comes to Korea to find his father after his mother falls sick. However, he runs into a gang of mysterious people that take chase after him.
The cast of The Childe
Apart from starring Kim Seon-ho, The Childe boasts of a stellar cast that includes names like Kim Kang-Woo, Go Ah-Ra, and Kang Tae-Joo. The movie is directed by Park Hoon-Jung, who is known for his remarkable projects such as I Saw The Devil and The Unjust.
It was initially named Sad Tropics or Sad Tropical. However, it was officially changed to The Childe and will be distributed by Next Entertainment World. There has been no announcement of a release date as of yet.
Fans express their excitement for The Childe
🔥🔥 The Childe is drawing global attention 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/BKwGJseEvE
— V ♡ 1.2.3 ◡̈ (@txtbyurstruly) March 16, 2023
#TheChilde pls come faster 🔥 need to see kimseonho as villain asap pic.twitter.com/PQAY3eYxhi
— mumu ◡̈ (@seonstarlight) March 15, 2023
They will really release The Childe this year
— PISH can’t wait for KIM SEON HO on screen 💙 (@itsmeprinchy) March 17, 2023
Tyrant – Coming soon
Sad Tropical ( The Childe ) coming soon in 2023 😍 pic.twitter.com/o7FfasWPuB
— Febby 🌱 | 2023 Kim Seonho Asia Tour 💙 (@Seon_Dimples) March 16, 2023
KIM SEON HO 😭😭😭 THE CHILDE🔥🔥💙💙#KimSeonHo #TheChilde pic.twitter.com/nEe3qdgLW7
— Seonbyyeolmoon (@seonbyyeolmoon) March 13, 2023
The power Seon Ho holds that, even just his silhouette, is capable of creating such an intriguing and powerful aura. The visuals of this poster are insane and make you want to meet and know more about his character. Bring it on 🔥🔥🔥#KimSeonHo #김선호 #TheChilde pic.twitter.com/BrpqPT96TO
— ♡Mrs♡Han♡Ji-Pyeong♡(루)🪴◡̈ (@mrshanjipyeong1) March 14, 2023
From endorsing various brands to himself being "THE BRAND KIM SEON-HO"#KimSeonHo #김선호 #TheChilde
Drop the damn trailer.
Credit : @seonhopage pic.twitter.com/iD06w58keR
— Thalassophile (@Seonhophile86) March 14, 2023
Fans applauded Kim Seon-ho’s success alongside the poster of The Childe by taking to Twitter. The number of tweets that the poster garnered about itself goes on to prove his popularity as a globally acclaimed actor.
The artist has carved a niche for himself in the Korean entertainment industry, becoming one of the most promising faces in today’s media. The actor shot to international recognition after he starred in Start-Up.
However, Seon-ho’s appearance in the Netflix romantic drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha was a pivotal moment in his career that gave it the foundation of critical acclaim. In the series, he was featured opposite Shin Min-ah and both were able to create a sizzling chemistry that won millions of hearts across the world. Seon-ho has also appeared in several other K-dramas such as 100 Days My Prince, Catch The Ghost, and Good Manager.
Additionally, he will also be reportedly playing the lead role in the upcoming historical drama Haesi’s Shinru.