Trailer: Jeon Do-yeon is a single mother working as an assassin in Netflix's 'Kill Boksoon'

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Netflix has released the first trailer and a release date for "Kill Boksoon," which stars South Korean actor Jeon Do-yeon.

Jeon plays Gil, a professional assassin and single mother trying to balance her life as a killer while raising her teenage daughter.

Gil starts questioning her contract at her agency before deciding to spend more time with her daughter. However, her dual roles clash as she realizes that her next target is someone at an upcoming parent-teacher meeting.

The film is directed by Byung Sung-hyun, who is known for previous works such as 2017's “The Merciless” and 2022's “Kingmaker.”

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It will have its world premiere later this month during the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) Special section, which mostly highlights mainstream projects over indie ones.

Jeon is no stranger to film festivals, having won numerous awards such as the Best Leading Actress prize at the 60th Cannes Film Festival in 2007 for her role in Lee Chang-dong's "Secret Sunshine." Other noteworthy projects include “Happy End,” "The Shameless" and “Emergency Declaration.”

Jeon's supporting characters include “Peninsula” star Koo Kyo-hwan as another hired assassin.

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“Samjin English Company Class” star Esom and "The Book of Fish” lead Sul Kyung-gu play Gil’s employers.

“Kill Boksoon” will be available for international viewing on Netflix on March 31. Watch the trailer below:

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