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  • NEW WORLD Is a New Kind of Korean Crime Drama
  • by KIM Hyun-min /  Jan 07, 2013
  • Top Korean Actors Set to Thrill in Explosive Ensemble
    LEE Jung-jae
    , CHOI Min-shik and HWANG Jung-min’s New World has confirmed its release date as February 21st. Just by looking at the cast, this movie is grabbing people's attention as the most anticip-ated film of early 2013. LEE Jung-jae, who has shown a remarkable range of acting through The Housemaid and The Thieves, an unrivalled performer in Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time’s CHOI Min-shik, and HWANG Jung-min, who has time and again shown off his pwerful bravado from Bloody Tie and The Unjust have joined for this film. There are to portray a tense relationship through this film.
    New World is about an undercover cop who has snuck into Korea’s biggest mafia, it is a drama about conspiracy, fidelity and betrayal. A detective (CHOI Min-shik) who has constructed an undercover operation, a cop (LEE Jung-jae) who has snuck into the mafia as ordered by the detective, and the second top person in the mafia (HWANG Jung-min) who has no idea who he is but takes care of him. The relationship between these three is drawn into a tense drama.
    PARK Hoon-jung in the director's chair wrote the scripts for The Unjust, and I Saw the Devil. Following on from his debut The Showdown he has written and director his sophomore feature the New World.
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