Newswire: Lost’s Daniel Dae Kim to star in movie about people escaping North Korea

In a move that has absolutely no chance of inciting international incidents, financially crippling cyberattacks, or the extinction of all life on earth, Lost and Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Dae Kim has signed on to produce and star in a movie based on a book about smuggling people out of North Korea. The book, Escaping North Korea, details the author’s work helping refugees make their way out of the reclusive country.

A Korean-American financial planner who gave up his practice in order to found the non-profit organization Crossing Borders, Michael Kim spent several years living undercover as a martial arts student in North Korea, making contacts to serve his secret goal: helping people to escape the country. Kim eventually wrote a book about his experiences and the stories of the refugees he worked with, which gained widespread attention when he promoted it on The Daily Show back in 2009 …

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