The Oscars winning ‘Parasite’ fame Park So Dam was reportedly diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer and is currently recovering from surgery.
According to Korean tabloid Soompi, Park So Dam’s agency Artist Company released a statement on December 13 and announced that she will not be joining promotions for her upcoming film Special Delivery, in order to focus on her recovery.
The statement read, “Actress Park So Dam was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer from her regular health examination, and she completed surgery following the doctor’s recommendation. As the long-awaited Special Delivery is soon premiering, actress Park So Dam is very disappointed that she cannot be together with fans who have waited and shown support.”
“Although actress Park So Dam cannot participate in “Special Delivery” promotions, she is cheering on the “Special Delivery” premiere. We once again express gratitude to the “Special Delivery” actors and production team who are also overcoming a difficult situation together with everyone who supports “Special Delivery” and actress Park So Dam” it continued.
It further added, “Actress Park So Dam will focus on recovery in order to greet everyone in good health in the future, and her agency Artist Company will also do our best for the actress to recover her health.Thank you.”
‘Special Delivery’, starring Park So-dam, chronicles a chase after a special express driver Eunha, who gets caught up in an unexpected delivery accident. The film is scheduled to premiere on January 12, 2022.
Park So Dam became popular with the 2015 film ‘The Priests’ and the TV series ‘Cinderella with Four Knights’ (2016) and ‘Record of Youth’ (2020).
She achieved international fame for her role in 2019 critically acclaimed Korean comedy thriller film ‘Parasite’, which won the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Picture.
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