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‘Operation Chromite’ Trailer: Liam Neeson Leads Korean War Soldiers As They Fight For Freedom

CJ Entertainment will release the film in theaters on August 12.

Operation Chromite Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson is back in another action-packed film, this time based on the real-life events of the heroes who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War. Coming Soon released the exclusive trailer and new poster for “Operation Chromite,” where Neeson portrays General Douglas MacArthur, who led the attack against the North Koreans in the Battle of Incheon.

Directed by John H. Lee, the movie follows a team of South Korean Navy Special Forces who, with the help of their U.S. ally General MacArthur, infiltrate a North Korean command center by disguising themselves as North Korean.

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The trailer features striking cinematography, violence, blood, sweat and tears. Jung-jae Lee also stars as South Korean Captain Jang Hak-soo who risks it all to protect his mother, Bum-soo Lee portrays North Korean Commander Lim Gye-Jin and Jin Se-Yun is Han Chae-sun.

“’Operation Chromite’ is already attracting attention in mainstream Hollywood, and is the next great film from John H. Lee,” said Angela Killoren, COO, CJ Entertainment. “We are proud to be the company to bring this true, but often over looked story of unsung heroes and the American hero General MacArthur during a time when South Korea and the United States banded together in war against North Korea.”

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CJ Entertainment will release “Operation Chromite” in theaters on August 12.

Don’t miss the trailer and poster below.

Operation Chromite Liam Neeson

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