Director Kim Sung Soo’s crime action movie “Asura” (working title) has confirmed its cast lineup and is about to begin filming.
The production company Sanai Pictures states, “We’re pleased to announce Jung Woo Sung, Hwang Jung Min, Joo Ji Hoon, Kwak Do Won, Jung Man Shik, Yoon Ji Hye, Kim Hae Gon, Kim Won Hae, Oh Yeon Ah, and Yoon Jae Moon as our cast lineup for the movie ‘Asura.’” The storyline is about a corrupt cop whose wife is suffering from the last stages of cancer. Because of the pressure from his superiors, he is met with obstacles while trying to arrest corrupt local municipalities.
Director Kim Sung Soo and Jung Woo Sung who collaborated in the movies “Beat,” “City of the Rising Sun,” and “The Warrior” meet once again. Jung Woo Sung stars as the fearless homicide detective Han Do Gyung who will do anything to survive. Oh Yeon Ah will be his wife suffering from cancer. Hwang Jung Min plays the role of corrupt mayor Park Sung Bae who will do anything for his own interest and power. Joo Ji Hoon plays the part of undercover detective Moon Sun Mo keeping a close eye on the mayor. Kwak Do Won plays the part of the prosecutor and Jung Man Shik as the prosecution investigative team leader.
“Asura” will begin filming this month.