Seo Bok big-screen release set for Dec. 2
"Seok Bok," featuring heartthrobs Gong Yoo and Park Bo-gum and directed by Lee Yong-joo, is set to hit the silver screen on Dec. 2, CJ Entertainment said Wednesday.
With the announcement of the release date on Wednesday morning, CJ Entertainment issued a poster for the film.
"Seo Bok" tells the story of Ki-hun (Gong Yoo), a former intelligence agent.
He is given one final task, to discreetly transport Seo Bok (Park Bo-gum), the first ever human clone who also possesses the secret of eternal life. Ki-hun and Seo Bok find themselves in a number of life-threatening situations as other forces seek to take possession of Seo Bok.
It is the first time for the two actors to work together in a film.
The release will come at the end of a year in which the box office has been hard hit by the pandemic.
For Gong Yoo, "Seo Bok" marks his return to the big screen after two years.
Director Lee is best known for his 2012 hit romance film "Architecture 101" and "Possessed," a 2014 thriller.
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