Season 2 of “Veteran”, the legendary action film that attracted more than 13 million viewers, will start filming this year.
On the evening of May 6th, the “58th Baeksang Arts Awards” was held at KINTEX in Ilsan, Goyang, Gyeonggi-do. “Escape from Mogadishu” won the Best Picture award in the film category.
Kang Hye-jung, CEO of Filmmaker R&K, the film company that created “Escape from Mogadishu”, delivered her acceptance speech and her plans to produce future works.
In particular, the mention of Season 2 of “Veteran”, which was greatly loved, attracted many people’s attention.
CEO Kang Hye-jung said, “We plan to film ‘Veteran 2’ this year.”
She added, “We’ll always do our best to make a better movie at the forefront of Korean cinema without taking a break.”
“Veteran”, which was released in 2015, is a crime entertainment action film about the activities of a veteran wide-area investigation team in pursuit of the third-generation heir Jo Tae-oh (Yoo Ah-in).
Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-in, Yoo Hae-jin, Oh Dal-su appeared, and Ma Dong-seok made a special appearance as Big guy with sportswear, leaving a strong impact.
Earlier, regarding “Veteran 2”, director Ryoo Seung-wan said in an interview with Star News that he had an idea of drawing a confrontation between “Veteran” Hwang Jung-min and “The Outlaws” Ma Dong-seok.
He shared, “I met Ma Dong-seok and joked ‘How about making (“The Outlaws” Ma Dong-seok) the twin brother of Big guy with sportswear?”
Revealing that he has come up with many ideas for “Veteran 2”, director Ryu Seung-wan said, “Since unexpectedly strong works have been made, stories of such universes also appeared. I also thought ‘What if the detective in ‘Veteran’ and Pastor Park (Lee Jung-jae) in ‘Svaha’ meet each other?’”, drawing attention.
Lastly, director Ryu Seung-wan emphasized that he would think of it over and over again and complete the scenario.