Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Actor Lee BH Cast in Global Film

Heartthrob actor Lee Byung-hun is expected to play a starring role of a Hong Kong gang boss in a new film by Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung called “I Come with the Rain," which could mark his global debut.

The movie is a thriller about a former L.A. policeman who is traumatized after killing a serial killer who had been disfiguring dead bodies into art pieces. The story involves events in Asia where the policeman is hired to go find a Chinese billionaire's missing son.

The gang chief Lee will portray operates a large drug nextwork and plays a key role as one of the two close associates to the lead character.

Filming will begin July 9 including a ten week location shoot in LA, the Philippines and Hong Kong. It will be produced in English for worldwide release next year.

source: kbs global

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