Actor Cho Jung-seok cast as lead in upcoming film 'Pilot'

Actor Cho Jung-seok [JAM ENTERTAINMENT]

Actor Cho Jung-seok has been cast as the lead role in the upcoming film “Pilot,” according to production companies Movierock and Shortcake on Wednesday.

The film tells the story of a pilot named Jung-woo who suddenly loses his job. Jung-woo, played by Cho, forges a new identity in order to get a new job.

Director Kim Han-kyul of the 2019 romantic comedy film “Crazy Romance” will take the reins.

Cho debuted in 2004 through the musical “The Nutcracker” and has been active as a film and K-drama star. He is best known for films “Architecture 101” (2012), “The Face Reader” (2013), “Exit” (2019), dramas “Lee Soon Shin is the Best” (2013), “Don't Dare To Dream” (2016) and “Hospital Playlist” (2020-21).