SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Yonhap) -- A news conference for the New Korean historical film "Captain Kim Chang-soo" was held at CGV-Apgujeong theater in southern Seoul on Sept. 12.
It was attended by actors Cho Jin-woong, Song Seung-heon, Jeong Man-sik and Jeong Jin-young.
Based on the real-life story of Kim Koo, a prominent independence fighter and nationalist politician, the movie tells the story of young Kim who is sent to prison after killing a Japanese assassin of Korea's Empress Myeongseong in 1896. From there, he witnesses the persecution of his fellow countrymen and begins his lifelong fight for independence.
The film is set to premiere on Oct. 19.