Korean actor Lee Byung-hun to star and produce US film “I Believe In A Thing Called Love”
Popular South Korean actor Lee Byung-hun set to star and produce in Netflix film I believe in something called love.
The film is based on the young adult romance of Korean-American author Maureen Goo of the same name.
It focuses on the Desi teenager looking to have a boyfriend using the logic she saw in K-Dramas, where the heroine somehow finds herself in the arms of her true love in episode 10. .
Lee will play the teenager’s father, who is the true fan of K-dramas in the Desi family
The 51-year-old singer-actor has worked actively in South Korea and Hollywood.
He made his Hollywood debut in 2009 as Storm Shadow in GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra. His other American films include The Magnificent Seven and Terminator Genisys.
Writer Goo tweeted, “This is the news that matters to my mom: I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE that goes on Netflix, adapted by the amazing @YulinKuang, produced by A-Major, and featuring featured and produced by Lee Byung-hun! I grew up with K dramas, so it’s unreal. “
Lee recently attended the 2021 Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of the Korean disaster film Declaration of emergency, which he plays alongside actors Song Kang-ho and Yim Si-wan.
It was also chosen to close the 12 days of the festival in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals.
Next up for Lee is another Korean disaster movie, Concrete utopia (working title), which also includes top Korean stars Park Seo-joon and Park Bo-young.
hollywood reporter was the first to break the news of Lee’s involvement in I believe in something called love.