After the 2016 blockbuster The Age of Shadows
, director Kim Jee-woon
has assembled another top flight cast for his next film, a sci-fi action film based on a 1999 Japanese anime.
The film’s production company, Louis Pictures, has announced that the casting for the film, tentatively titled ‘Inrang
’ has been completed, with Gang Dong
-won, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Woo-sung, Kim Moo-yeol, Han Ye-ri and Huh Joon-ho
set to take up important roles.
The film is based on the acclaimed animated thriller from 1999, Jin Roh
: The Wolf Brigade, an adaptation of the Kerberos saga manga by Japanese master Mamoru Oshii
(Ghost in the Shell
). The original story, set in an alternate Post-wwii Japan, will be adapted to a Korean context.
Set in the near future, where North and South Korea have announced their reunification after a preparation period of seven years, the film will feature an anti-reunification terrorist sect, a counter-terrorism