I Saw The Devil

[Movie 2010] I Saw The Devil 악마를 보았다

January 14, 2010

Lee Byung-hun to star in Kim Ji-woon’s thriller pic

Reporter.Ko Kyoung-seok Editor.Lynn Kim

From left) Actors Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik and director Kim Ji-woon

Top Korean actor Lee Byung-hun has joined the cast of a new thriller film by famed director Kim Ji-woon, according to Lee’s agency BH Entertainment on Thursday. An official at BH explained that Lee is set to star in the film — titled “I Saw The Devil” — although the actor has not finished signing the contract as of yet.

Famed actor Choi Min-sik of Cannes award-winning director Park Chan-wook’s film “Old Boy” had already confirmed his appearance in the movie, set to start filming next month.Lee will play the role of a man who plots revenge against a psychopath killer, played by Choi, after his girlfriend gets murdered.

Kim has directed several notable films including “A Tale of Two Sisters” (2003) and the critically-acclaimed “The Good, The Bad, The Weird” (2008). Lee, 39, has starred in numerous television dramas and films including Kim Ji-woon’s “A Bittersweet Life” (2005) and “Weird”. Choi has appeared in more than a dozen Korean movies, most notably “Oldboy”(2003) and “Sympathy for Lady Vengeance”(2005).

Reporter : Ko Kyoung-seok kave@asiae.co.kr Editor : Lynn Kim lynn2878@asiae.co.kr
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