A "gangster noir" set in the 1970s, when Gangnam, Seoul goes under development. Political powers and darker organizations collide as they seek to grab control of the influential and exclusive area.
Filming began April 16, 2014 and finished August 31, 2014 in Gwangyang, South Jeolla Province, South Korea. Shooting took place in Suncheon, Damyang, Naju, Jeonju, Iksan, Muju & Gwangyang to replicate1970's setting.
Actor Hyun-Bin was offered the leading role, but ultimately declined the offer.