Daniel Dae Kim To Do North Korean Film

“Hawaii Five-O” star Daniel Dae Kim is developing Mike Kim’s “Escaping North Korea” memoir into a feature film through his CBS-based production company 3AD along with Sriram Das’ Das Films.

Daniel Dae Kim will star as Mike Kim in the film which follows his first-hand account of a high-risk mission to lead a group of refugees over the North Korean border through Southeast Asia using a modern-day Underground Railroad.

Over the course of four years in Asia, he ended up aiding thousands of people of all ages find safe haven through his humanitarian missions. Rosalind Ross (“Matador”) is attached to pen the adaptation while Chris S. Lee is producing.

Source: Deadline