Lee Je-hoon, Koo Kyo-hwan to take lead roles in upcoming film 'Escape'

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Lee Je-hoon, Koo Kyo-hwan to take lead roles in upcoming film 'Escape'

Actors Lee Je-hoon, left, and Koo Kyo-hwan will star together in the upcoming film ″Escape.″ [COMPANY ON, NAMOO ACTORS]

Actors Lee Je-hoon, left, and Koo Kyo-hwan will star together in the upcoming film ″Escape.″ [COMPANY ON, NAMOO ACTORS]

 
Actors Lee Je-hoon and Koo Kyo-hwan are set to star in the upcoming film “Escape” (translated), according to its distributor Megabox Plus M Tuesday.
 
“Escape” is a gripping story about a North Korean soldier named Im Gyu-nam (played by Lee) who dreams of defecting to South Korea and Rhee Hyun-sang, who works in the state security agency (played by Koo) who tries to stop him.  
 
Last month, Lee attended the Blue Dragon Awards as a presenter and openly asked Koo to work together with him on a project.  
 
The film will be directed by Lee Jong-pil best known for 2020 film “Samjin Company English Class” and will start filming next year.  
 

BY LEE JAE-LIM [lee.jaelim@joongang.co.kr]
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