Korean Spy Thriller Readies for International Splash
Expectations have reached fever pitch ahead of the January 31st Korean bow of RYOO Seung-wan
’s latest film, the blockbuster spy thriller The Berlin File
. US audiences will not have to wait long for their own chance to catch the explosive new work as distributor CJ Entertainment
has announced that the film will receive a theatrical run in limited locations in North Ameirca beginning February 15th.
For his first film since 2010’s The Unjust
, RYOO has returned with his most ambitious project yet, a big-budget spy thriller that was shot on location in Berlin and Eastern Europe. The Berlin File
stars HA Jung-woo
, JUN Ji-hyun
, HAN Suk-kyu
and RYOO Seung-bum
as agents pitted against each other in a tale of political intrigue and personal redemption.
Locations have yet to be determined but playdates will become available on the film’s US website (www.theberlinfile.com
) shortly ahead of its release. The Berlin File
is expected to make a big splash when it opens in Korea next week for its combination of red-hot stars, talented action director and big set pieces.