My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter
| NewsLetter DailyWeekly


Lee Byeong-heon role to expand in sequel to G.I. Joe

2010/02/02 | 751 views |  | Permalink | Source


Scene from "G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra" [Paramount Pictures]

Hallyu star Lee Byeong-Heon may be headed to establishing firmer ground in Hollywood.

Paramount Pictures, the creators of "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra", has reportedly decided to give Lee's character Storm Shadow more weight in the second installment of the action flick set for release in 2012.

Paramount judged that the Korean actor contributed much to the success of the first pic and are developing on the stories surrounding Storm Shadow.

His agency BH Entertainment however, said they do not know as of yet how important Lee's role will be since the screenplay for the movie is not been complete.

Filming for the sequel of the movie based on the Hasbro toy line is set to start in August.

Lee, 39, has starred in numerous dramas and movies since his debut in 1991. He is considered one of the best actors in Korea, having won numerous awards including the grand prize at major broadcaster KBS' Acting Awards ceremony last year for his role in hit TV series "IRIS".

He made his Hollywood debut through "G.I. Joe" and starred in Franco-Vietnamese pic "I Come with the Rain" alongside actors Josh Hartnett and Takuya Kimura last year.

Reporter : Ko Kyoung-seok [email protected]
Editor : Lucia Hong [email protected]
<ⓒ10Asia All rights reserved>

Source :

Related movies/dramas


Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 Previous news


Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$2.99 per month (you can cancel anytime).
The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.







Visible, hide
You Who Came From The Stars (DVD) (13-Disc) (Director's Edition) (First Press Limited Edition) (English Subtitled) (SBS TV Drama) (Korea Version) + 2 Posters in Tube + $10 Off with WG10STARS
$10 Off with coupon WG10STARS
Hello Korean Vol. 3 - Learn With Lee Joon-ki (Book + 2CD) (English Version)
Easy Talk in Korean
Korean Fashion Men
JJANG! Up to 60% off at's Korean Sale!
Stars of K-Pop Giveaway
Cineasie - Where West Meets East