Yeon Jung Hoon will be making his Hollywood debut alongside a star-studded international cast, which includes Jackie Chan, Fan Bing Bing and Johnny Knoxville.
Produced and written by Jackie Chan, Skiptrace is described to be an action-comedy flick about a detective who joins forces with a gambler to take down a criminal syndicate. The bulk of filming will take place in China and Hong Kong.
Yeon Jung Hoon has starred in numerous television series, including East of Eden and Vampire Prosecutor dramas. The 35-year-old is married to actress Han Ga In, whom unfortunately suffered a miscarriage earlier this year. The couple has been married for nine years and has no children.
Jackie Chan has been in the headlines recently due to his only son, Jaycee Chan’s arrest over the abuse of marijuana while in Beijing. He has starred in the hugely popular action-comedy Hollywood movies, Rush Hour alongside Chris Tucker.
Fan Bing Bing played the role of Blink in X-Men: Days of Future Past and Johnny Knoxville voiced Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Skiptrace is slated for a 2016 release.