Veteran, rookie actors confirmed for cop film

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Veteran, rookie actors confirmed for cop film

Korean actor Seol Kyeong-gu of “Public Enemy” and rookie actor Ji Chang-wook were confirmed for parts in the new movie “Two Cops Zero: Two Constables,” according to local media yesterday.

“I expect a spark like the one in ‘Two Cops’ ” said the film’s director, Kang Woo-suk. “A combination which is more multi-dimensional and humorous can be expected,” he added.

The director showed confidence in casting Ji as a partner for veteran actor Seol because he thinks “not only Ji’s publicity but also his various appeals as a new actor” will suit the movie well.

Ji took the lead rold in MBC’s series “Smile Donghae” in 2011 and is currently acting in KBS1’s historical drama “Empress Ki.”

The new movie is set in the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and will depict a goofy collaboration between an easy-going veteran policeman, Seo, and a passionate newcomer, played by Ji.

“Two Cops Zero: Two Constables,” will be released this year, but the exact date is yet to be decided.

By Jin Eun-soo [estyle@joongang.co.kr]
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