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Did you know that “Ong Bak” director Prachya Pinkaew has a South Korean action movie set for release this year? Well, he does, and it features “Chocolate” and “Raging Phoenix” star Jija Yanin in a prominent role. However, instead of focusing on Muay Thai, the film has its feet grounded firmly in the world of Taekwondo. Below you’ll find the latest poster for the upcoming action extravaganza, which should arrive in theaters on May 19th. That date, as always, is subject to change.
Before proceeding, check out this roughly-translated synopsis:
Moon is a Taekwondo master running an old Taekwondo gym in Bangkok. All five members of his family are also the masters of Taekwondo in different styles: his wife Yoon in cooking style, son Taeju in dancing style, daughter Taemi in soccer style, and the youngest Typhoon can break anything with his strong forehead.
Moon wants his children to be Taekwondo coaches to take over his gym in future. However, regardless of their father’s will, Taeju wants to be a famous pop singer and Taemi is only interested in her secret crush at school.
One day, Taekwon family encounters treasure robbers on the street by accident and happens to get caught into fight with them. With surprising martial art skills, TK family knocks down the robbers and takes back the stolen treasures. The head of the robbers Pom, who is notorious for many crimes, escapes alone and trembles with rage.
TK family becomes famous in public. But, They do not know that Pom is planning to get his revenge.
via Film Smash