Eric Nam To Make His Acting Debut In Psychological Thriller “Transplant”
Eric Nam is set to make his acting debut in the psychological thriller Transplant.
According The Hollywood Reporterthe singer-songwriter will star as Jonah Yoon, a surgical resident driven to success by his mentor, famed cardiac surgeon Dr. Edward Harmon (The Queen’s BetBill Camp).
“I’m thrilled to be making my acting debut as Jonah Yoon in Transplant alongside incredible actors and creatives! Nam said on Twitter.
He also thanked his fans for “letting me move my shows this summer”, after pushed back their Australia and New Zealand tour dates from July to Septemberconfirming that Transplant was the reason for the postponement: “That’s what it was about.”
I’m thrilled to make my acting debut as Jonah Yoon in “Transplant” alongside amazing actors and creators!
ps thank you to my fans for letting me move my shows this summer. That’s what it was about 🙏
— Eric Nam (에릭남) (@ericnamofficial) August 16, 2022
Transplant will be directed by Jason Park, who also co-wrote the film, and produced by Important Productions, the production company owned by actor Forest Whitaker and producer Nina Yang Bongiovi. Actors Michelle Okkyung Lee (meeting of strangers), April Grace (Whiplash) and Adam Arkin (A serious man) are also expected to star in the film.
Whereas Transplant has apparently wrapped production in Los Angeles, a final release date for the film has yet to be announced.
Nam is currently on his world tour “There and back”, which is set to travel to Australia and New Zealand later this year. Earlier this year he released his second English-language studio album of the same name, which he described as the “first album I’ve released as an independent artist”.