Recently, news broke that director Jang Joon-hwan would finally be making a new film to follow Save the Green Planet (2003). Coming a full 10 years after his debut, his new project also attracted Korean megastar Kim Yun-seok (The Thieves, The Yellow Sea) for its lead role.
Now more details have surfaced for the hotly anticipated feature. Hwayi, which has assembled a cast that includes Cho Jin-woong, Jang Hyun-sung, Kim Sung-kyun, Park Hae-joon and Yeo Jin-goo, starts shooting today and is aiming for a release in the third quarter of next year.
Here's a synopsis from distributor Showbox:
'Hwayi tells the story about a boy named Hwa-yi, a 16 year-old who naturally becomes a perfect killer after being raised by 5 criminal fathers and has to pull the trigger to discover his true identity after he realizes the mystery that surrounds his past and his fate.'