Hyo-min of T-ara is to star in a Japanese film, a first for a member of a Korean girl band.
Hyo-min has been cast in romantic film "Jinx" directed by Naoto Kumazawa.
She will play a Korean student in Japan alongside Kurumi Shimizu and Kento Yamazaki .
"I am nervous as I’m the first Korean female singer to star in a Japanese film, but I want to get good reviews as an actress," Hyo-min said.
"Jinx" will be released simultaneously in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan this fall.
Filming starts in mid-February.