Showbox Cannes Slate Brims With Korea’s Top Acting Talent
“Parasite” star Song Kang-ho, who will be part of the main competition jury at Cannes Film Festival this year, will do double duty as the representative of Emergency Declaration, the Korean action drama film which plays out of competition.
Song is joined in the cast of the film by two of Korea’s best actors Lee Byung-hun and Jeon Do-yeon, who previously won the acting palme at Cannes for her role in “Secret Sunshine.”The film involves a terror plot on board a plane from Seoul to Hawaii, but where the supposed terrorist is himself on board, puzzling a veteran detective who is investigating.
When a man dies on board shortly after take off, the transport ministry tries to find a way to land the plane.The film, directed by Han Jae-rim, heads the Cannes Market slate of producer-distributor Showbox.
Pre-sales have secured the film distributors throughout Asia, and also
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