[100623/HALLYU] LEE BYUNG-HUN TO APPEAR ON ABC’S “GOOD MORNING, AMERICA.”
Top Korean actor Lee Byung-hun will appear on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” one of the most popular programs broadcast on the American public network, according to the actor’s agency BH Entertainment on Wednesday.
BH announced in a press release that Lee will represent Korea as a cultural figure on the morning show featuring a special segment commemorating the 60-year anniversary of the Korean War titled “Long War,” set to air at the end of this month.
The special will focus on the developments and changes that has occured in the country since the war as well as featuring interviews with leading figures in the country including Korean President Lee Myung-bak, C.E.O of Doosan Park Yong-mann and actor Lee Byung-hun.
ABC interviewed Lee Byung-hun on his success in Korea as well as his venture into Hollywood — he made his debut in the U.S. film industry through action flick “G.I. Joe” last year.
Considered one of the most successful actors in Korea, Lee has numerous dramas and films under his belt.
He recently finished shooting the upcoming thriller “I Saw The Devil” alongside Korean actor Choi Min-sik.
“Devil” is about a secret agent (played by Lee) plotting revenge against a serial killer (Choi) who killed his fiancee. It is scheduled for release in Korea this summer.