Preview screening for Itaewon Murder Case
Another press conference, another eccentric ensemble worn by Jang Geun-seok, right?
On August 31, the cast of the movie Itaewon Murder Case [이태원살인사건], the mystery thriller based on a true story, convened for the film’s preview screening event. In attendance were actors Shin Seung-hwan, Jung Jin-young, and, of course, Jang Geun-seok.
The movie is based on the 1997 murder of a Korean university student in Seoul’s Itaewon district; Jang Geun-seok plays a Korean-American suspect in the case investigated by Jung Jin-young. (More plot details here.)
The film opens on September 10.
I’m no longer surprised by Jang Geun-seok’s aggressively eccentric fashion stylings, since it always seems as though he is determined to stand out as much as possible by going the unconventional route. That’s cool. I don’t think he always does so to his best advantage, however, which doesn’t negate the fact that he is cute and a promising actor. I’m just saying — dude knows how to strike a girlish pose: