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Young Korean Actors, Active in Japan and Hong Kong
May 15, 2013
- Writerby LEE Eun-sun
Highlighted by Japanese press, Cast for Korean-Hong Kong co-production film
KIM Soo-hyun was highlighted as the ‘Most Notable Young Actor’ in Japan. After proving his acting skill and star quality in a TV drama and The Thieves, he has appealed to Japanese fans as well. The latest news about him was reported through the June issue of Vogue Japan, a fashion magazine. Vogue Japan put his picture in the magazine and left a comment saying, “A Young Korean Actor who currently receives the most attention.” The magazine also said, “The Thieves, by collecting more than 10 million viewers, will be remembered as an unprecedented hit film. Secretly Greatly, the first film in which he plays the lead role, will be released in June.” KIM is going to attend the fan meeting in Shibuya, Japan to celebrate the foundation of his official fan club in Japan.
Meanwhile, KIM Beom is going to appear in a Korean-Hong Kong co-production film. While working for a Chinese drama after the release of The Gifted Hands, he will star along with AHN Ji-hyeon, a new actress, in a cross over mini film co-produced by Korea and Hong Kong. It’s a film about a man and a woman who have been good friends since childhood. They are forced to separate, one to Korea and the other to Hong Kong, but later, meet again in Hong Kong.
LEE Hong-ki, the idol star of Rockin’ on Heaven’s Door, met his fans in Japan. LEE along with LIM Won-hee of Rockin’ on Heaven’s Door had an inbound tour last weekend to have about 200 Japanese fans join the preview and fan meeting event. After the preview, LEE walked to the stage and excited fans by having an honest conversation about films and acting. Rockin’ on Heaven’s Door will be released in Korea on May 30th.