Epic Pictures Sets North America Release For Korean Actioner ‘A Man Of Reason’

EXCLUSIVE: Epic Pictures has set a North American release date for Korean action film A Man of Reason which it acquired from Acemaker Movieworks. The feature directorial debut of veteran actor Jung Woo-sung will have a limited theatrical release on July 5 before heading to VOD on July 9.

Jung also stars in A Man of Reason with supporting cast including Kim Nam-gil (The Fiery Priest), Park Sung-woong (The Killing Vote), Kim Jun-han (Hospital Playlist), Park You-na (Hotel del Luna) and Lee Elijah (The Good Detective).

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The story follows a hitman who, after spending a decade in prison, learns he has a daughter and just wants a chance at a normal life. However, his former mob boss wants him back at any cost, sending merciless assassins after him. The movie first debuted at the Toronto Film Festival in 2022.

Said Epic Pictures CEO and owner Patrick Ewald, “We are beyond excited to bring Jung Woo-sung’s dynamic film to audiences in North America. A Man of Reason features intense action sequences, masterful choreography, and riveting storyline that set a new standard for the genre.”

Jung’s 20-year acting career includes credits such as Beat; City of the Rising Sun; A Moment to Remember; The Good, the Bad, the Weird; Steel Rain; Innocent Witness; Hunt and the biggest movie of 2023 in Korea, 12:12: The Day.

Here’s a trailer:

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