[ASKKPOP] 'Masquerade' opening in select theaters in North America  in  TV & Movies

Back by:  kingjoe20930  on  August 29, 2012 11:31 PM

'Masquerade' opening in select theaters in North America

'Masquerade' opening in select theaters in North America

ActorLee Byung Hun's first historical drama movie 'Masquerade' (Korean title: 'Gwang Hae: The Man Who Became King') will be opening in South Korea and North America almost simultaneously.

'Masquerade' is written by 'Old Boy's co-writerHwang Jo Yoonand is directed byChoo Chang Min. Set in the Joseon period, Lee Byung Hun ('G.I. Joe 2', 'Iris') will be playing the roles of both King Gwang Hae and the commoner Ha Seon who looks just like the king.

When King Gwang Hae finds that people within the palace are trying to assassinate him, he calls upon his counselor Heo Gyun, played byRyu Seung Ryong('All About My Wife', 'Personal Taste'), to find him a look-a-like for his substitute. When the king falls sick due to a mysterious poison, his substitute Ha Seon must masquerade as the king in order to save the country.

ActressHan Hyo Joo('Only You', 'Dongyi') will also star in the film as the queen. Other stars in the film includeJang Kwang('Crucible'),Kim In Kwon('Quick', 'My Way'), andShim Eun Kyung('Romantic Heaven', 'Sunny').

'Masquerade' will be opening with English subtitles at the following theaters on Friday, September 21st.

Los Angeles, CA- CGV Cinemas
Chicago, IL- AMC Showplace Niles
Seattle, WA– AMC Alderwood
Houston, TX- AMC Studio
Dallas, TX– AMC Grapevine Mills
Atlanta, GA– AMC Colonial
Philadelphia, PA– AMC 309
New Jersey– AMC Ridgefield Park
New York– AMC Empire
Toronto, ON, Canada– Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas
Toronto, ON, Canada- Cineplex Odeon Sheppard
Vancouver, BC, Canada– Cineplex Silvercity Coquiltam

Check out the trailer and posters below.


Source: Masquerade 2012

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