First Trailer: Cannes Selected Korean Thriller ‘The Merciless’

CJ Entertainment has released the first trailer for South Korean crime action thriller The Merciless ahead of its Cannes film festival bow on May 17.

Directed by Byun Sung-hyun and starring veteran actor Sul Kyung-gu and K-pop idol-turned-actor Im Si-wan, the film sees a gangster who partners up with a fearless newbie to take over a gang.

You can watch the first trailer via the video player below.

Korean Crime Thriller

Jae-ho, who aims to become the number one in a crime organization, builds up trust with Hyun-su, an ambitious newbie in prison. When they try to take over the organization after their release their ulterior motives start to emerge.