South Korean director Kim Jee-woon (“I Saw The Devil”, “The Good the Bad the Weird”, “The Age of Shadows”) has finally completed the live-action/remake based on Mamoru Oshii’s manga series, “Kerberos Panzer Cop” which has already had two live-action adaptations (“The Red Spectacles” in 1987 and “StrayDog: Kerberos Panzer Cops” in 1991), and one anime adaptation (Hiroyuki Okiura’s “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” in 1999).
His new film is called “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” aka “In-rang” and Warner Bros. has just released a new trailer for it.
In the year 2029 a special police unit has been created to maintain the order between South and North Korea while the two countries are about to create a unified government after 5 years of negotiations. Protests and demonstrations, pro and anti the new government, become fierce and the titular special force will have to confront the terrorist group known as The Sect, opposing the unification.
Starring Gang Dong-Won, Han Hyo-Joo, Kim Moo-Yul, and Han Ye-Ri, it’s due for release in Korea in July 2018.