Magnolia Pictures and Magnet Releasing have revealed the trailer of the upcoming film Hunt with Emmy winner and Squid Game lead character Lee Jung-Jae behind the camera for his directorial debut.
The spy thriller, which premiered at Cannes earlier this year, stars the actor as the KCIA Foreign Unit chief tasked with uncovering a spy deeply embedded within his agency after a high-ranking North Korean official requests asylum.
The tailor of the movie Hunt pits Lee’s character Park Pyong-ho against Domestic Unit chief Kim Jung-do as they try to expose the spy known as Donglim.
When a leak unveils top secret intel that could jeopardize national security, the two units assigned to investigate each other. Tensions rise when they realize that if they cannot find the mole, they will be accused themselves.
Pyong-ho and Jung-do begin to uncover the truth. They should take care of a plot, to assassinate the South Korean president. Jo Seung-Hee wrote the thriller set in the 1980s with Lee producing and directing.
Official Synopsis: After a high-ranking North Korean official requests asylum, KCIA Foreign Unit chief Park Pyong-ho (LEE Jung Jae) and Domestic Unit chief Kim Jung-do (JUNG Woo Sung) is tasked with uncovering a North Korean spy, known as Donglim, who is deeply embedded within their agency.
When the spy begins leaking top secret intel that could jeopardize national security, the two units are each assigned to investigate each other. In this tense situation where if they cannot find the mole, they may be accused themselves, Pyong-ho and Jung-do slowly start to uncover the truth. In the end, they must deal with an unthinkable plot to assassinate the South Korean president…
The Train to Busan coordinator Heo Myeong-Haeng also directed the action sequences. The cast of the Hunt also has Hye-Jin Jeon, the film actor Heo Sung-Tae, Go, Yoon Jung, Kim Jong-soo, and Man-Sik Jeong.