The Tiger and New World helmer Park Hoon-Jung is back and currently making his case for summer moviegoing thrills with upcoming thriller, V.I.P.. The official trailer arrived as one of several ventures from Warner Bros. Korea and boasting an international scope for its espionage-driven tale with a cast that lists No Tears For The Dead star Jang Dong-gun, along with actors Kim Myung-min, Park Hee-soon and Lee Jong-suk, and an appearance by none other than John Wick: Chapter Two co-star, actor Peter Stormare.
Inspector Chae Edo is appointed to investigate a brutal serial murder case and immediately identifies a rich North Korean defector named Kim Gwang-il as the prime suspect. But Edo’s hands are tied when he finds out that his own government is protecting the suspect. Backed by the CIA, National Intelligence
Services agent Jae-hyuk is assigned to interfere with police investigation of Gwang-il. Despite having indisputable evidence against him, Edo is forced to release the suspect and is suspended for doing his job. Yet, North Korean officer Lee Dae-bum appears before him and proposes a joint investigation to capture the serial killer by any means necessary…
The film is currently poised for an August release. Check out the trailer and poster below and stay tuned for more info.