Director: Jung Byung-gil (Confession of Murder, 2012)
Distributor: Next Entertainment World
Cast: Kim Ok-bin (Thirst), Shin Ha-kyun (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance), Sung Joon, Kim Seo-hyung
Sook-hee, a trained assassin, takes revenge on the men who murdered her husband. After losing consciousness, she awakes at the National Intelligence Service. The NIS wants her to undertake confidential missions, but Sook-hee initially refuses. However, Sook-hee decides to accept her new identity as Yeon-soo in order to stay alive. Under her new identity, she meets Hyun-soo, and they dream of starting a family. However, on the day of their wedding, she is assigned a new mission that changes everything.
The Villainess, due out in June, will make its premiere at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, which takes place May 17–28.
Sources: Next Entertainment World, Cine21