The upcoming tvN blockbuster Vincenzo (2021) revolves around the male lead Vincenzo Cassano (Song Joong Ki), who is willing to use the most extreme methods to punish evil. This is a movie in the genre of violence, crime with a little strange humor.
Vincenzo Cassano is a Korean who was adopted by an Italian family from a young age. He possesses unparalleled charisma and excellent negotiation skills, his sole purpose is to take revenge under the name of the Italian Mafia boss. Originally, Vincenzo did not want to return to Korea, a homeland with bloody and painful past, but he was forced to return when he discovered an evil gang, deeply rooted in Korea. Here, along with talented female lawyer Hong Cha Young (played by Jeon Yeo Bin) and trainee Jang Joon Woo (played by Taecyeon), combine to investigate mysterious cases that have not been answered in time. long.
In general, the film Vincenzo possesses quite appreciated content and above all, this is the film that marks the return of famous actor Song Joong Ki after the fall in Arthdal Chronicles. According to the producer, the budget for each episode of Vincenzo is up to 4 billion VND (about 200 million won).
Song Joong Ki
Song Joong-ki is a Korean actor. He is famous from the historical drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal and the variety show Running Man as a fixed original member. In addition to Song Joong Ki, Vincenzo also attracted the attention of the audience with the presence of Jeon Yeo Bin and handsome Taecyeon (2PM).
Jeon Yeo Bin
Jeon Yeo-be is a South Korean actress. Jeon emerged from her stellar performance in After My Death, which earned her the Actress of the Year award at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival and Independent Star Award at the 2017 Seoul Independent Film Festival. .
Ok Taec-yeon is the actor and main rapper of the popular Korean group 2PM under JYP Entertainment.
Song Joong Ki is very excited about his role as Vincenzo Cassano Song Joong Ki himself shared that he accepted the role of Vincenzo Cassano in Vincenzo because he was very interested in a scenario of "humorous social criticism". He transformed into a lawyer cum mafia, able to kill people and open his mouth to ask for justice, a character that according to the producer is "among the most dangerous and unpredictable goods ever appeared on the small screen. ". In order to complete this role well, Song Joong Ki worked hard to learn Italian to bring a "correct" image as possible, similar to the role in the two movies Bogota and Sweepers, the actor had to learn the language. Spain. In the movie Vincenzo, Song Joong Ki is like a half-main, half-evil character like a “bad boy”, and is carefully prepared. This is predicted to be the actor's next breakthrough work.
Sharing about the Vincenzo film project this time, Song Joong Ki could not hide his suspense: “After reading the script for the first time, I felt very nervous. It is not a predictable story about how good overcame evil, the method of punishing evil brought fresh and refreshing feeling to me. I think the audience will feel as thrilled and touched as me. ”
The actor born in 1985 shared more about his role in the movie: “Vincenzo is actually a genuine Italian even though he looks Korean. Since this character always lives in the dark, he is lonely and cannot even open his heart to loved ones. After the first episode airs you will find what is interesting here is that the film will depict the transformation in the person of Vincenzo. Up to now, I still never forget the nervous and anxious feelings of accepting this role, although the film Vincenzo officially closed the film and waited until February 20, 2021 to premiere on TvN. Hopefully, my audience as well as fans will receive the film in the most positive way ”.
2 years is also the time that Song Joong Ki plays the movie Arthdal Chronicles. In this comeback, the 35-year-old actor impresses with his handsome appearance, cold temperament, and charm when transforming into Vincenzo Cassano - a lawyer working for the mafia. The work opened with an unexpected rating. Not alone, Vincenzo Cassano accompanied Hong Cha Young (Jeon Yeo Bin) after meeting by chance. She is a lawyer dedicated to her profession, always looking for ways to win the lawsuit. From here on, Vincenzo and Hong Cha Young's journey of pursuit of justice and destruction begins on his own.
On February 21, 2021, the drama Vincenzo was reported by Nielsen Korea to reach the national rating of 7.7%, the highest time it reached 9.5%. This is considered a sudden increase in viewership since the movie Mr Queen achieved. Although only the first two episodes have been broadcast, this impressive achievement has helped Song Joong Ki's Vincenzo (2021) become a weekend drama with 3rd high opening rating in tvN history. The top 2 is currently belonged to Mr. Hau (Mr. Queen) with a start of 8% and the top 1 belongs to Gentlemen Anh Duong (Mr. Sunshine) with an achievement of 8.9%.
Although not being at the top of the list, the beginning of this work is being appreciated by both experts and fans to block the way back after the next episode airs, especially when the content of the movie is not yet. go to the climax.
As for Jeon Yeo Bin, Song Joong Ki is a perfect match for the role of Vincenzo Cassano. “Cha Young is a character who always creates strong emotions and he helps me portray the role in a multidimensional way. I completely trust him when acting together ”. The 31-year-old actress continued to share: “The qualities that Vincenzo lacks, viewers can find in Cha Young and vice versa. So, the two have more and more influence on each other or call it another 'chemical reaction' and they will spread and have more attraction ”.
Meanwhile, the male god Song also praised his heterosexual co-star, “As a colleague, I sometimes envy Jeon Yeo Bin's talent. She has a rare and interesting acting style and she is a co-star who gives me a lot of motivation ”. Song Joong Ki further shared that he believes the audience can fully look forward to her seductive and charismatic performance because he witnessed first-hand Jeon's beauty act on the Vincenzo 2021 set.
The way of telling the story is very reasonable and appealing to viewers
Through the concise but extremely delicate dialogues, the distinctive characteristics of the title character have all been revealed, so just the first 15 minutes, viewers can partly grasp the troublesome background of Mr. Vincenzo Cassano. Although the way of telling the story is clear, viewers cannot help but be curious and excited by the "hidden" details installed by director Kim Hee Won in Vincenzo. It can be said that the beautiful script and film duet easily reach viewers in the most positive way. Evidence that Vincenzo has achieved a record rating with 7.7% and more than 2 million views in the first episode aired. Eye-pleasing movies with lively soundtrack
Aside from the clear storyline, Vincenzo is the result of a collection of "splendidly beautiful" footage. From the angle of rotation, gestures to visual effects in Vincenzo are invested in a methodical way. Typically, the first episode of the movie is the close-ups of the title character combined with harmonious color adjustments and creative shooting angles, arousing a unique, strange impression in the hearts of viewers. Since then, Song Joong Ki's Vincenzo brings a sense of magnificence and luxury to a powerful family where the male lead lives.
Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo had a short hiatus from television after the official divorce announcement was announced between the two. Because of that, the Vincenzo film project has become even more attractive and welcomed by viewers around the world when the actor returns. Unlike previous works, Song Joong Ki ventured to choose his personality to participate in the film, this time as a Vincenzo Cassano possessing a very unique personality. Above all, he had to learn more Italian to be able to finish the role as best as possible.
Audiences seem to be familiar with the Mafia theme, but in Vincenzo 2021 the title character instead of a notorious tycoon is his right hand man. To turn Vincenzo Cassano into a mentor and a right hand man to help complete assigned tasks he was raised as a child by the infamous tycoon Fabio. Serious matters were left to him to do, after the death of his father, he returned to his home country of Korea and swore in his heart he would not submit to anyone who was not worthy.
To deal with those who have long used money and power to manipulate the law, this Mafia is willing to use even illegal tricks to solve it. Are the things that will take place in Vincenzo. With a "anti-hero" style, bold black comedy, this is indeed a work that exposes hidden corners not only in the gangster world but also by the Korean state apparatus itself.
To avoid boring viewers with a series of action, non-stop fighting, the director has installed interesting details about the emotional development of Vincenzo and Hong Cha Young. It is known that before the two became friends and then more than that, they had to go through a period like cats and dogs biting each other. This has made the audience more interesting as well as discovering a journey that is equally fascinating as the movie's theme story.
In other words, Song Joong Ki's Vincenzo, no matter how dramatic the film's circuit is, it can't be less humorous. To be exact, this is a work of the "black comedy" genre to satirize the topic of Korean gangsters. But the dark sides of society in the film are beautifully portrayed in a fun and graceful way to create entertaining footage alongside the tense fight of protagonist Vincenzo Cassano. Typically, when he just set foot on the Korean ground, he was scammed all the money, leaving him only enough money to take the bus home.