For most American visitors, Netflix’s Korean import series Squid Game was most likely an intro to Lee Jung-jae, that plays the unlucky collection lead character, and also among the extra awful targets of its deadly kids’s games. But Lee has actually been a top-level celebrity (and also sought-after fashion model) in Korea for years, and also with the brand-new action-driven spy thriller Hunt, he makes the jump to movie supervisor too.
Lee co-stars in Hunt as the head of international procedures for Korea’s Central Intelligence Agency, contrary Jung Woo-sung as the head of residential procedures. When a collection of important knowledge leakages intimidates South Korea’s head of state, both companies find out that there’s a high-powered, deep-cover mole someplace within the KCIA. Both guys explore, however as their initiative warms up, it additionally becomes an exceptionally individual fight, as they both attempt to discover and also reveal each various other as feasible North Korean spies.
The movie, which premiered at the 2022 Cannes International Film Festival, is an expansive however extreme activity movie that stabilizes spy-agency intrigue with shootouts and also mass battle. As the dueling leaders weaponize their whole companies versus each various other, sending out crowds of representatives right into shootouts and also goes after in their efforts to be the very first to get to any type of brand-new info or valuable property. It’s blockbuster-level filmmaking, and also the very first trailer for the movie displays a few of Lee’s directorial abilities in regards to hosting road war and also mass faceoffs.
Hunt will certainly premiere in cinemas and also on VOD on Dec. 2.