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Gong Yoo returns as ‘ex-spy agency member’

By Yim Hyun-su

  • Published : Oct 11, 2018 - 11:36
  • Updated : Oct 11, 2018 - 11:36

Gong Yoo is readying to return to the big screen, over two years after 2016 film “The Age of Shadows.”

Gong is set to star in Lee Yong-joo’s new film tentatively titled “Seo Bok,” in which the actor will take on the role as a former intelligence agent who lends a helping hand to the world’s first human clone Seo Bok, as different groups try to track him down.

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Gong, who has appeared in films across different genres including “The Suspect” and “Train to Busan,” has kept a relatively low profile since tvN series “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God.”

The new film will also be the first work in six years from Lee, since his hit film “Architecture” in 2012 drew over 4 million moviegoers.

Casting for the flick is still ongoing, with filming set to begin in early 2019.

By Yim Hyun-su (hyunsu@heraldcorp.com)