Ji Sung and Sung Yuri in Las Vegas shooting their new drama, Swallow the Sun
All In (올인) creators Choi Wan Kyu (scripwriter) and Yoo Chul Yong (PD) are back with another drama entitled Swallow the Sun. With Choi Wan Kyu’s solid story line and PD Yoo’s powerful directing, the 2003 drama All In was a major hit which made Lee Byung Hun and Song Hye Kyo hallyu stars.
In Swallow the Sun, Ji Sung (New Heart) teams up with Sung Yuri (Hong Gil Dong). The pair are currently shooting the drama on overseas location and will be filming in Las Vegas.
Sung Yuri shooting a scene
Before Las Vegas, Ji Sung and Sung Yuri who are traveling with a 74 staff strong production crew were shooting in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The drama promises some awesome scenes which includes the brilliant South African scenery as well as world class circus performance by the Cirque Du Soleil troupe.
Ji Sung started training for his drama four months prior to shooting and his rigorous training includes picking up scuba diving skills, weight training, boxing and taekwondo. Also, as soon as he found out that his character in the drama rides a bike, Ji Sung went out to purchase a motorbike to ride around. He has a deep affection for the role says insiders.
Swallow the Sun will air in July 2009 on SBS.
Ji Sung filmed more than 12 hours underwater
to get an illegal gambling scene right
Ji Sung wanders off alone in a war torn land
Scenes from Africa
Don’t forget to catch Ji Sung in this explosive drama in July!