John Woo film "Reign of Assassins"
Upcoming John Woo movie "Reign of Assassins" will be opening in local theaters on October 14, according to the film's importer Sane Company Inc. on Thursday.
"Assassins", starring top Korean actor Jung Woo-sung and Chinese actress Michelle Yeoh, is about an ordinary postman (Jeong) with extraordinary martial arts skills. Yeoh will be playing a skilled female assassin and the two come together to fight off a gang and return the ashes of a mystical Buddhist monk.
The martial arts film was helmed by Taiwanese filmmaker Chao-bin Su and produced by acclaimed director John Woo, whose works include "Mission: Impossible II" and "Red Cliff I & II", with his long-time movie partner Terence Chang.
"Assassins" has also been invited to be screened at the 67th Venice Film Festival on September 3 under the Out of Competition category and Jeong and Woo will be in attendance for the film fest, where Woo will be receiving the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for his accomplishments in the movie industry.
Jeong, 36, is one of the most sought after actors in Korea. He has starred in numerous movies such as "Beat" (1997), "A Moment to Remember" (2004) and "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" (2008) and has worked with some of the top names in the industry including Ko So-young, Son Ye-jin, Song Kang-ho and Lee Byung-hun.
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