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Trailer out for Choi Min-sik’s latest


Choi Min-sik

The official trailer for Choi Min-sik’s Hollywood debut was revealed yesterday, and soon the film topped the most-searched for terms on Korea’s Internet search engines.

“Lucy” is written and directed by French filmmaker Luc Besson and stars Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman - Hollywood icons that are very popular in Korea.

The film is set in Taipei in a futuristic and very corrupt world. The titular Lucy (Johansson) is forced to work as a drug mule, but the drug she’s carrying is not your normal narcotic; it is a secret formula designed to unlock the human mind. When she inadvertently takes the drug, she evolves into a superhuman.

Choi plays Mr. Jang, a drug lord chasing relentlessly after Lucy. The sci-fi film will hit theaters in August.

By Kim Hee-eun, contributing writer

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