Park So Dam was diagnosed with thyroid cancer – The Hollywood Reporter
Korean actress Park So Dam, one of the main roles of Bong Joon Ho’s Oscar-winning film Parasites, was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer.
The 30-year-old actress’s agency, Artist Company, released a statement to Korean media that Park had been diagnosed with cancer after a routine check-up and that she underwent surgery.
Artist Company said that due to the time of surgery and recovery, Park will be skipping promotional events for her latest film, the action film Park Dae-Min. Special goods. In the movie, Park plays a delivery driver with a 100% success rate but is then given an unusual mission.
It’s not clear if the next movie of Park, Lee Hae-Young will be filmed The spectre, will be delayed.
Park rose to fame after her critically acclaimed role as Kim Ki-jung in Parasites, the daughter of the scheming Kim family is hired by the rich Park family as a therapist. The film, released in 2019, confirmed the rare achievement of winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes as well as the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards.