The Man Standing Next

The Man Standing Next

In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, PARK Yong-gak who knows all about the government’s obscure operations, exiles to the U.S. where the investigation of ‘Koreagate’ is underway. As the tension escalates, the stifling political maneuvering by the all second-in-command’s unfolds.

TitleThe Man Standing Next
Release DateJanuary 22nd, 2020
GenresDrama, Action
Runtime
DirectorWoo Min-ho
WritersWoo Min-ho, Lee Ji-min
Production CompaniesHive Media Corp, Showbox, Gemstone Pictures
Production CountrySouth Korea
Plot Keywordsparis, france, usa, dictator, assassination, washington d.c., based on novel or book, 1970s, seoul, politics, dictatorship, based on a true story, military dictator, assassination of president, korea president, park chung-hee
Lee Byung-hun
Lee Byung-hun
Kim Gyu-pyeong
Lee Sung-min
Lee Sung-min
President Park
Kwak Do-won
Kwak Do-won
Park Yong-gak
Lee Hee-joon
Lee Hee-joon
Kwak Sang-cheon
Kim So-jin
Kim So-jin
Deborah Shim
Seo Hyun-woo
Seo Hyun-woo
Jeon Du-hyeok
Kim Min-sang
Kim Min-sang
Jang Seung-ho
Kim Hong-pa
Kim Hong-pa
Ambassador Yun
Park Ji-il
Park Ji-il
Kim Gye-hoon
nam-san-eui bu-jang-deul
Chiefs of Namsan
January 22nd, 2020
February 27th, 2020