[MOVIE] Comedy Action Film Starring Kwon Sang Woo, Lee Yi Kyung, And More Begins Filming

Upcoming comedy action film “Hitmen” has begun filming after finalizing its cast. It stars Kwon Sang Woo, Jung Joon Ho, Hwang Woo Seul HyeLee Yi Kyung, and Lee Ji Won.

After completing their script reading on May 16, the cast officially began to film on May 21. “Hitmen” is about nationally treasured special agent Jun (played by Kwon Sang Woo) who begins the second stage of his life as a webtoon writer.

Kwon Sang Woo has recently received love for his work in the film “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action,” and the drama “Mystery Queen 2.” Through his character Jun, the actor plans to showcase very realistic and down-to-earth acting, in addition to his action-packed scenes. After appearing in hit drama “SKY Castle,” Jung Joon Ho will portray NIS agent Deok Gyu, who is a charismatic and funny character.

While having showcased honest and random charms through “Sunkissed Family” and “Drinking Alone,” Hwang Woo Seul Hye will play Jun’s wife Mina, and plans to show viewers a realistic image of married couples with Kwon Sang Woo.

Lee Yi Kyung of “Wecome to Waikiki 2” will play Chul, who is Jun’s rigid and innocent junior agent. Lee Ji Won, also from “SKY Castle,” will play Jun’s mature daughter Gayoung. With actors who received love from such diverse projects, viewers can look forward to the chemistry between all of their characters.


[NEWS] Korean comedy-detective film beats ‘Jurassic World’ in first weekend

SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) — “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action” topped the box office in its opening weekend, sinking “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” to a close second, data showed Monday.

The Korean comedy-detective flick starring Kwon Sang-woo, Sung Dong-il and Lee Kwang-soo amassed 686,807 admissions from Friday to Sunday, bringing to its cumulative total to 1,030,206, according to the computerized box office tally from the Korean Film Council.

In the sequel to the 2015 comedy-detective film “The Accidental Detective,” Kang Dae-man (played by Kwon Sang-soo), the owner of a comic book rental shop and father of two children who once dreamed of becoming a detective, and No Tae-soo, a legendary detective of the Seoul police agency, open a private detective’s office and investigate commissioned cases together.

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