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Jang Dong-gun, Hyun Bin to star in Joseon creature feature

Jang Dong-gun and Hyun Bin will star in an action blockbuster described as a Joseon-era zombie flick.

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)
Jang Dong-gun (NEW)

Hyun Bin (NEW)
Hyun Bin (NEW)


From left: Jang Dong-gun, Kim Sung-hoon and 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.

(doo@heraldcorp.com)



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