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RYU Seung-ryong, LEE Ha-neui and JIN Seon-kyu Confirmed to Star in EXTREME JOB
Dec 29, 2017
- Writerby KIM Su-bin
Director LEE Byoung-heon to Start Production on EXTREME JOB in January
RYU Seung-ryong, LEE Ha-neui and JIN Seon-kyu will join the cast of upcoming comedy Extreme Job (translated title). The film is about an undercover narc unit that opens a chicken place to bust a drug squad, but discover their new business is unexpectedly good. Actor RYU’s confirmation was followed by that of actress LEE and actor JIN, who had great performances in movies this year.
At the 38th Blue Dragon Film Awards, JIN Seon-kyu won the Best Supporting Actor Award for the role of WI Seong-rak in hit crime action film THE OUTLAWS. Extreme Job will offer the actor the opportunity to show his comedic chops. Actress LEE Ha-neui will appear in a comedy flick once again, following her performance in The Bros. She appeared in three films this year (The Bros, Heart Blackened and Fabricated City). RYU Seung-ryong will show more of his range as the hero of Extreme Job, and also as the lead in two anticipated blockbusters, Psychokinesis and Night of 7 Years (translated title).
Extreme Job will be directed by LEE Byoung-heon, known for films like Cheer Up Mr. Lee (2013) and Twenty (2015). It will be produced by About Films, which put out comedy film DETOUR (2016), while CJ Entertainment will handle the investment and distribution. The movie will start filming in early next year.