Ma Dong-seok’s rise from strongman side roles to one of the most bankable stars in South Korea and a global superstar has been nothing short of incredible. 2018, in particular, was a strong year for the ex-Mma
coach, with starring roles in the arm-wrestling comedy-drama “Champion
” and the upcoming “Wonderful Ghost” (also called “The Soul-mate
”), as well as a key role in the tentpole film “Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days
”. Looking to finish the year off on a high, his final film of 2018 will be director Lim Jin-soon’s “The Villagers”.
Ki-Cheol begins work as a contract gym teacher at a high school in a quiet countryside village. Ki-Cheol feels weird because a female high school student went missing, but nobody in the village seems to care. Only Yoo-Jin, who is the missing girl’s friend, is sure that her friend has been kidnapped. Yoo-Jin