Unbowed and National Security helmer Chung Ji-young returns to audiences this Winter with crime drama procedural, The Boys, from CJ Entertainment. Chung reunites with Unbowed scribe Chung Sang-hyup who penned the story based on real-life events that took place in 1999.
Among titles making the case for relevancy for suspensful period Korean thrillers in the new year is Phantom, from Believer helmer Lee Hae-young. CJ Entertainment is releasing the film on January 18, bolstered by a cast that includes Yaksha: Ruthless Operations actors Sol Kyung-gu and Park Hae-soo, as well as Lee Ha-nee (Alienoid), Park So-dam (Special Delivery), Kim Dong-hee (Season Of You And Me) and Seo Hyun-woo (The Man Standing Next).
Hit-and-Run Squad and The Drug King actor Jo Jung-Seok is the hero you never thought you needed until now in Lee Sang-Geun’s directorial debut, Exit. CJ Entertainment is proudly hailing its Korean release on July 31 with a U.S. release currently pending, and a trailer in our midst to help generate interest.
Second-time director Jung Da-won is poised to make an impression this May with the release of his newest action comedy, Girl Cops. Two posters have already begun making the rounds while we also have a first trailer this week from CJ Entertainment.
Park Hee-Kon’s third outing comes decorated with seething intrigue for the narrative at hand in Feng Shui. Actor Cho Seung-Woo (Inside Men) leads the cast in the role of a medium whose nimble hand on spatial intuition will play an intergral role in who will claim the throne.