Magazine article Screen International

Yu Ji-Tae to Feature in Lars Von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built'

Magazine article Screen International

Yu Ji-Tae to Feature in Lars Von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built'

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Korean actor Yu Ji-tae, known for playing the villain in Oldboy, is featuring in The House That Jack Built - the upcoming film from Lars von Trier, controversial Danish director of films such as Nymphomania and Melancholia.

This will be the first time an Asian actor has featured in a von Trier film, according to Danish sales agent TrustNordisk and Korean distributor Atnine Film.

Atnine, which previously distributed Nymphomania, discussed Yu with TrustNordisk for the as-yet-undisclosed short role. The two companies suggested the actor to the filmmakers, as confirmed by production company Zentropa.

The House That Jack Built takes place in America in the 1970's and over the course of 12 years charts the evolution of a serial killer called Jack. …

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