Second Trailer for Korean Action Film 'The Villainess' with Ok-bin Kim
"When I receive orders, I assign them. And you kill." Well Go USA has unveiled another official trailer for the badass Korean action film The Villainess, which opens in select theaters (NY & LA) this weekend. So if you think this looks good, you can see it now! We've written about this film before and featured a trailer a few months ago. Ok-bin Kim stars as Sook-hee, a trained assassin who tries to become a stage actress after giving 10 years of service as an assassin. But her dark past comes creeping back and she must take things into her own hands to finish her work and be free once and for all. The full cast includes Eun-ji Jo, Seo-hyung Kim, Ha-kyun Shin, and Jun Sung. This trailer is packed full of intense action and quotes from critics, and will leave you more than excited to see this. I'm looking forward to catching it sometime soon.
Here's the second official trailer (+ poster) for Byung-gil Jung's The Villainess, direct from YouTube:
Sook-hee is a trained assassin who was born to kill. She was just a little girl when the training started in Yanbian, China. After the death of her mentor, when the chance of starting a new life was given to her, she came to South Korea as a government agent. They promised her that she will be free after ten years of service. So she begins her new life as a theatre actress. But soon two men – Joong-sang and Hyun-soo – appear in her new life. And she starts to discover deep dark secrets about her past. Eventually she take matters into her own hands. The Villainess is directed by Korean filmmaker Byung-gil Jung, of Action Boys and Confession of Murder previously. The screenplay is co-written by Byung-gil Jung and Byeong-sik Jung. This first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this summer. Well Go USA will release The Villainess in select theaters starting August 25th - this weekend (theater listings here). Who wants to see this film?
Reader Feedback - 10 Comments
Hell yeah. Looks like a Korean version of CRANK.
DAVIDPD on Aug 25, 2017
What's that smell?... IT'S BLOOD!!
RPD on Aug 25, 2017
Looks like she's sexy. Which is better than being a killing machine. But still, it can be fun to some point ...
shiboleth on Aug 25, 2017
My best movie experiences of the last 10 years are made in South Korea. I love the way they direct action sequences and the brute reality of it. Story wise its also oke, and certainly can compete with Hollywood. This is a must see for me. Ps Memories of a murderer is by far the best serial killer movie in history, and it's also made in South Korea...
ari smulders on Aug 26, 2017
Another stupid post by Alex on some foreign chick action movie. Alex is about quantity than quality these days. Sad.
boball on Aug 26, 2017
Are you serious? This film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. It has a 79% on Rotten Tomatoes, with many great reviews. https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_villainess/ This IS a quality film, you just have some bias against it. And just because I posted this trailer that YOU don't like, doesn't mean I am posting quantity over quality. Not at all.
Alex Billington on Aug 27, 2017
Zero is better than -1. ;D I dunno Bo, I am fed up with these violent movies with almost zero story and 99.99% stunts/fights.
tarek on Aug 26, 2017
Looks like a Korean remake of Luc Besson's Nikita. Which wasn't a bad film in its day.
Pilgrim_UK on Aug 27, 2017
Except she is already a seasoned killer so the 2nd half of Nikita.
bumboclot on Aug 29, 2017
Nice. I enjoy watching skilled fight sequences and outrageously dangerous stunts! After seeing random CGI superhero #500 save the world from yet another big beam shooting up into the sky, this type of action is a nice change of pace.
bumboclot on Aug 29, 2017
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