LEE Hae-young’s DOKJEON Wraps with CHO Jin-woong and RYU Jun-yeol
Dec 01, 2017
Writerby Pierce Conran
DRUG WAR Remake Features Final Performance by KIM Joo-hyuk
Director LEE Hae-young’s upcoming Dokjeon (Korean title), a remake of Johnnie TO’s Drug War, completed around five months of filming on November 16th. The crime thriller stars CHO Jin-woong, RYU Jun-yeol and the late KIM Joo-hyuk in his final performance.
Dokjeon (a contraction of the Korean words for ‘poison’ and ‘war’) follows a Detective (CHO Jin-woong) who is determined to take down the head of Korea’s largest drug-pushing organization. To do so he engages the help of a drug smuggler (RYU Jun-yeol) within the syndicate.