Directed by Lee Jae-Han of A Moment to Remember
(2004), Korean war action film Operation Chromite
rounds out its cast with Hollywood star Liam Neeson
, who plays the role of U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur
Set during the 1950s Korean War, the plot concentrates on heroic Korean troopers who, commanded by General MacArthur
, carry out a covert mission X-ray that leads the code-named Operation Chromite
, and contribute to wrest control of the Korean War and liberate South Korea from the North Korean invaders.
The film also features Korean-Japanese Mma fighter Choo Sung-Hoon as a North Korean soldier, Korean heart-throb Lee Jung-Jae
(Assassination, 2015 and New World, 2013) as a South Korean navy lieutenant and Lee Beom-Soo (The Divine Move
, 2014) as an elite Soviet-trained North Korean officer.Lee Jung-Jae
and Lee Beom-Soo previously worked together on Oh! Brothers (2003) and City of the Rising Sun (1999).
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film has notched