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Choi Min-sik, Ryu Seung-ryong pose for ‘Roaring Currents’

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Published : 2014-06-19 18:10
Updated : 2014-06-19 18:10

The official poster of the historical film “Roaring Currents,” starring actors Choi Min-sik and Ryu Seung-ryong, was released on Thursday, portraying the historical sea battle of Myeongnyang between Joseon-era Korea and the Hideyoshi shogunate. 

Actors Choi Min-sik (top) and Ryu Seung-ryong.

              Actor Ryu Seung-ryong.

In the poster, the two heroes are dressed in the armor of the two countries in 16th-century fashion.

Choi plays the legendary Korean admiral Yi Sun-shin, who fends off some 300 battleships with only 13. Ryu plays Gurujima, the Japanese admiral of the Hideyoshi shogunate, who leads the Japanese invasion of Korea. 

By Chung Joo-won (joowonc@heraldcorp.com)