The Villainess Kim Ok Bin Goes To Cannes

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"The Villainess" Kim Ok-bin goes to Cannes

Actress Kim Ok-bin, the new action queen from Korea, is going to Cannes on the 19th.

She's returning to Cannes for the first time in 8 years since the movie "Thirst".

Sin Ha-gyoon was also invited with her but he won't be able to make it as he has had a leg injury. Director Jeong Byeong-gil, Song Joon and Kim Seo-hyeong are going with Kim Ok-bin.

"The Villainess" is an action movie about a killer named Sook-hee who sets out for revenge. The movie poster induced anticipation for Kim Ok-bin's change in character and the movie has been invited o the Cannes Midnight Screening.

Watch: Korean Action Film The Villainess Receives 4 Minute Standing Ovation At Cannes Film Festival + Trailer
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Watch: Korean Action Film The Villainess Receives 4 Minute Standing Ovation At Cannes Film Festival + Trailer

The Villainess, a Korean action film that stars actress Kim Ok Bin, has earned a stamp of approval from audiences at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival.

After its first official screening at midnight on May 22, the film was met with a standing ovation that lasted for four minutes. Amongst those who attended the screening was famed Korean director Park Chan Wook, who has directed movies like Oldboy (2003), The Handmaiden (2016), and Stoker (2013).

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[Photos] Added first Korean poster and new English poster for the upcoming Korean movie
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[Photos] Added first Korean poster and new English poster for the upcoming Korean movie "The Villainess"

Added first Korean poster and new English poster for the upcoming Korean movie "The Villainess" (2016)

Directed by Jeong Byeong-gil

With Kim Ok-bin, Sin Ha-gyoon, Seong Joon, Kim Seo-hyeong, Jo Eun-ji, Lee Seung-joo,...

"The Villainess" is about a child who was raised as a killer in China, coming to Korea to seek revenge.

Cannes 2017 (Out of Competition)

Release date in Korea : 2017/06

Source:www.hancinema.net/kor...

Director Park Chan-wook to Serve as Juror at Cannes Film Fest
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Director Park Chan-wook to Serve as Juror at Cannes Film Fest

Film director Park Chan-wook will serve on the jury for this year's Cannes Film Festival, which is set to kick off next month.

Park is the fourth Korean to sit on the jury at Cannes after film director Shin Sang-ok in 1994, film director Lee Chang-dong in 2009 and actress Jeon Do-yeon in 2014.

Acclaimed Spanish film director Pedro Almodvar was named as the president of the jury. The eight member jury also includes American actors Will Smith and Jessica Chastain and Chinese actress Fan Bingbing,

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"The Villainess" Kim Ok-bin Swinging Her Swords

Movie "Action Boys" and "Confession of Murder" director, Jeong Byeong-gil is back in business with a new action movie, "The Villainess". Kim Ok-bin and Sin Ha-gyoon is the main cast, Kim Ok-bin being the female hitman. According to the released summary, Kim Ok-bin takes on the role of Suk-hee, who's an assassin from North Korea. When she came over to South Korea, she was trained as a secret weapon and falls in love with two different guys meanwhile.

"The Villainess" was officially invited for midnight screening at the 70th Cannes Film Festival in this upcoming May.