Park Chan-ho to make acting debut

June 13, 2014

In Benson Lee’s “Seoul Searching”


Park Chan-ho is looking to start an acting career. (Newsis)

The next place audiences will see Korean baseball legend Park Chan-ho is not on the ball field but on the silver screen.

Park will have a small appearance in Director Benson Lee’s upcoming movie “Seoul Searching,” in which six teenagers from around the world gather in Seoul to experience their home country and attend a summer camp.

The baseball player, in his first acting role, will take on the role of a Taekwondo teacher.

Also cast in the film is Justin Chon of “Twilight” as the protagonist.

“Seoul Searching” is a comedy that takes place in 1986. Plans are underway to begin filming in Korea after the casting is completed.