Jung Woo Sung In Talks For Best Friend Lee Jung Jae’s Directorial Debut
On July 24, film company Megabox Plus M revealed that Lee Jung Jae was confirmed to both star in and make his directorial debut with “Hunt” (working title).
“Hunt” is an action film about ace National Intelligence Service (NIS) agents Park Pyung Ho and Kim Jung Do who come to face a massive discovery while chasing after the person in charge of North Korean spies.
Lee Jung Jae will appear as Park Pyung Ho, who is part of the NIS overseas team. This is his first project as a director, and it’s said that he has worked on the script for four years in order to perfect it.
Jung Woo Sung has received an offer to play Kim Jung Do and is currently reviewing the role. If he accepts, it will be first time in 21 years that he works with Lee Jung Jae after the two starred in the 1999 film “City of the Rising Sun.”
While viewers are anticipating the potential on-screen reunion of the two best friends, the actors will soon go head-to-head at the box office with their upcoming films. Jung Woo Sung stars as South Korea’s president Han Kyung Jae in “Steel Rain 2: Summit” which premieres on July 29 while Lee Jung Jae’s film “Deliver Us From Evil” hits theaters on August 5.
Watch Jung Woo Sung in the film “The King” below:
Also check out Lee Jung Jae in “Assassination” here!