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Kim Yoon Ji joins cast of Netflix's ‘Lift’ with Kevin Hart and Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Kim Yoon Ji also known as NS Yoon-G is a well-known figure in the Korean entertainment world
Kim Yoon Ji to star in Netflix movie 'Lift' (Photo: _yunjeekim_)
Kim Yoon Ji to star in Netflix movie 'Lift' (Photo: _yunjeekim_)

South Korean singer-actress Kim Yoon Ji has been cast in Netflix's upcoming comic heist film 'Lift'. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who is supposed to play the female lead opposite Kevin Hart, will co-star with her. Vincent D'Onofrio, Billy Magnussen, Ulla Corberó, Yun Jee Kim, Viveik Kalra, and Paul Anderson round out the supporting cast. Dan Kunka has written the screenplay of the movie, which will be directed by F Gary Gray.

According to media outlets, 'Lift' is an action comedy about "an international heist crew recruited to prevent a terrorist attack mid-flight.” The main male lead (Kevin Hart) will portray a master burglar who is enticed by his ex-girlfriend and the FBI to pull off an impossible robbery on a 777 traveling from London to Zurich with his international gang. Simon Kinberg and Audrey Chon of Genre Pictures, Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan of 6th & Idaho, and Hart and Brian Smiley of HartBeat Productions are producing the film. 


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Kim Yoon Ji as an idol

Kim Yoon Ji also known as NS Yoon-G is a well-known figure in the Korean entertainment world. She began her career as a vocalist in 2009, and her hits include 'Calling You,' 'Cheap Ring,' and 'Vanilla Shake,' among others. She performed on stage with the name NS Yoon-G but later went with the name Kim Yoon Ji. As of now, she is being managed by VAST Entertainment in South Korea. Additionally, Kang Ji Young from the famous KARA group is her cousin.


Kim Yoon Jin acting debut

Kim Yoon Ji was born on September 6, 1988, but during her fourth grade she moved to California. Kim Yoon Ji is an American-Korean so there is no wonder why she is a great fit for a Netflix blockbuster. Kim Yoon Ji made her acting debut in 2019 when she was cast in SBS's 'The Last Empress.' The actress has appeared in Korean television shows such as 'Saturday Night Live'. NS Yoon-G is now preparing for her role in 'Lift' in the United States and global fans are super excited for the release date that is yet to be announced.


Kim Yoon Ji weds her childhood sweetheart

Kim Yoon Ji took to Instagram to share a photo of herself holding hands with her soon-to-be husband. At a beach, the two stood close together and posed for the camera. The actor added in her post that she wanted to let everyone know that she had discovered her true love and that she will marry him in September 2021. The actor went on to say that her husband is a kind, caring, warm, and loving man who has always been there for her. She went on to say that as his wife, she always wants to be there for him. She then asked for fans' blessings and thanked them for their unwavering support and unconditional love throughout her career.