Here’s a first official look at Gook, the upcoming drama movie written an directed by Justin Chon:
“It’s 1992 in Los Angeles and Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, struggle to keep their father’s shoe store afloat. They’re the unlikely pals of Kamilla, a sassy, 11-year-old African American girl from the neighborhood, who ditches school to secretly hang out at their store. When Kamilla’s brother Keith discovers that she’s spending time with “those gooks,” he plots revenge on them. Meanwhile, on the day of the announcement of the Rodney King verdict, larger acts of violence loom as the LA riots move closer to their world.”
The cast includes Justin Chon, Simone Baker, David So, Curtiss Cook Jr., Sang Chon, and Ben Munoz.
A refresher about the 1992 L.A. riots in the video below:
Top 5 Facts: 1992 LA Riots
The film has yet to get an official release date.
Stay tuned with us for more details about the movie.