The film, tentatively titled “Outbreak,” tells the story of vicious night creatures that threaten to overtake a Joseon royal palace.
Hyun will play Lee Chung, a character who struggles to protect the palace from the attack.
The film is directed by Kim Sung-hoon, who worked with Hyun for last year’s action flick “Confidential Assignment.” Kim debuted in 2012 with the drama film “My Little Hero.”
|Jang Dong-gun (NEW)|
|Hyun Bin (NEW)|
|From left: Jang Dong-gun, Kim Sung-hoon and Hyun Bin (NEW)|
The film also stars Jo Woo-jin, Kim Eui-sung, Seo Ji-hye and Lee Sun-bin.
Shooting is slated to begin Sept. 1. The film will be distributed by Next Entertainment World and is scheduled for local release next year.