K-pop groups 2AM’s Jinwoon (left) and KARA’s Seungyeon (right) on the poster of Hollywood animated pic “Epic.” [20th Century Fox Korea]

K-pop idols 2AM’s Jinwoon and KARA’s Seungyeon will lend their voices for a new Hollywood animated film.

Jinwoon and Seungyeon are set to voice animated pic “Epic,” which will hit Korean theaters on August 7, the film’s distributor 20th Century Fox Korea said in a press release Wednesday.

Jinwoon will act the voice of male leading role Nod, the rebellious warrior of a sacred wood, and Seungyeon the female leading role MK, the girl who accidentally steps into the mysterious wood that is in chaos from a huge war, the statement explained.

Despite their busy schedules as popular K-pop idols, the two stars showed passion for their first-time roles on the big screen, the statement added.

The original voice cast for the Hollywood animation included Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Colin Farrell, Beyonce Knowles and Christoph Waltz.

Reporter. Lee Hye Ji hjlee@tenasia.co.kr
Editor. Jessica Kim

Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Korea