“Master” is a crime action movie about a high profile fraud case and an intellectual crime investigation team. Lee plays the criminal protagonist, while Gang plays the leader of the intellectual crime investigation unit. Kim takes on the role of Lee’s right hand man.
Directed by Cho Ui-seok, “Master” will be produced by Zip Cinema, which also made Cho’s debut feature “Cold Eyes” in 2013.
Opus Pictures is on board to co-present the film with CJ Entertainment. “Master” is expected to start filming in the first half of 2016.
Both Lee and Gang recently enjoyed local box office success, with “Inside Men” and “The Priests” that have made $42.1 million and $35.7 million after four and six weekends on release, respectively. Lee has also been present in Hollywood movies including the “G.I. Joe” franchise, “Red 2,” and most recently “Terminator Genisys.” He also has an upcoming U.S. indie production “Misconduct” and co-stars in MGM’s “Magnificent Seven” remake being directed by Antoine Fuqua.