The Battleship Island
Director: Ryoo Seung-wan (Veteran, 2015)
Distributor: CJ Entertainment
Cast: Hwang Jung-min (The Wailing, 2016), So Ji-sub (A Company Man, 2012), Song Joong-ki
During the Japanese colonial era, hundreds of Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (a.k.a. Hashima Island) to mine for coal, risk their lives to escape.
Hwang Jung-min features as Lee Kang-ok who is a bandmaster at Kyungsung Hotel while So Ji-sub as Choi Chil-sung who is the top fighter in Kyungsung (old name of “Seoul”). Meanwhile, Song Joong-ki plays Park Moo-young who belongs to the Korean Independence group and sneaks onto Battleship Island to rescue a member of the independence group.
The film is eyeing a summer release.