Rain to Star in the Wachowskis’ Ninja Assassin


South Korean pop star Rain has landed a leading role in Larry and Andy Wachowski’s Ninja Assassin, reports Variety.

Tentatively scheduled to shoot from March to July in Berlin, the Warner Bros. film will be produced by Joel Silver and the Wachowski’s, with V For Vendetta helmer James McTeigue likely to direct.

Also known by his real name Jung Ji-hoon, Rain took his first leading role in Park Chan-wook’s 2007 Berlin Competition entry I’m a Cyborg, but That’s OK. He also plays a supporting role in the Wachowskis’ upcoming Speed Racer.