Written, directed, starred, and produced by Lee Jung-Jae, the film will have its world premiere in Cannes.
In “Hunt” (“Hunt”), the film where Lee Jung-Jae, who is known and acclaimed all over the world for his character Seong Gi-Hun in Netflix’s hit South Korean series “Squid Game”, went behind the camera for the first time. Heon-Teu“) the first trailer was shared.
The spy-thriller, whose script was written by Lee Jung-Jae, takes place in 1980 in South Korea. The military returns to power after President Park is killed by Korea’s National Intelligence Agency. North Korea sees this as an opportunity for a future invasion and sends one of its spies there. Two high-ranking South Korean security officials, Park Pyeong-Ho (Lee Jung-Jae) and Kim Jung-Do (Jung Woo-Sung) are tasked with tracking down the spy. During their investigation, two agents uncover heavy secrets that threaten to turn the country’s history upside down.
The film, which Lee Jung-Jae is also producing, will have its world premiere at the Midnight Screenings section of the Cannes Film Festival. The actor, who became famous for “Squid Game”, said in an interview with Variety about his directorial debut, “Being the director of this movie does not mean that I quit acting. I still enjoy acting and I will focus on it.”