Lee Byung Hun– South Korean Hollywood star
Best known to Asian audiences for his award-winning performance in "Inside Men" and to Western cinemagoers as a star of "The Magnificent Seven", "RED 2" and the G.I. Joe films, Lee Byung Hun is one of South Korea’s most popular film exports. You can see him up, close and personal when you purchase Lee Byung Hun tickets on StubHub.
From G.I. Joe to Inside Men
Born in Seoul in 1970, Lee Byung Hun made his screen debut in 1991 in TV drama "Asphalt My Hometown", but achieved his major breakthrough in 2000 when he played a border-guard soldier in Park Chan Wook’s award-winning, box office record-breaking "Joint Security Area". Byung Hun later took parts in action thriller "A Bittersweet Life", poker tale "All In" and dramas "Beautiful Days" and "Bungee Jumping of Their Own" before playing against type as the villain in "The Good, The Bad, The Weird". This performance attracted the attention of Hollywood, leading to the part of Storm Shadow in "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra". Byung Hun then continued to balance homegrown fare with big-budget Hollywood efforts, appearing as a secret agent in "Iris", reuniting with Kim Jee Woon on "I Saw the Devil" and winning numerous awards for his dual roles in period drama "Masquerade", as well as starring in "RED 2", "Terminator Genysis" and "The Magnificent Seven". He added to his list of Asian box office hits with "Inside Men" and "Master" before returning to the small screen in Korean independence drama "Mr. Sunshine". You can both buy and sell Lee Byung Hun tickets on StubHub.
An actor who appreciates his fans
Lee Byung Hun fans have had plenty of chances to get closer to their idol since the star began his journey to worldwide fame. In 2006, he appeared on stage in front of 50,000 people at the Tokyo Dome for a special fan meeting. Five years later he headed out on the road for the "Lee Byung-hun on Stage" 2011 tour, while in 2014 he visited six cities across Japan. He’s also served as the host of WAPOP, a tour celebration of the best music and dance that the new Korean wave of artists have to offer. Fans who buy their Lee Byung Hun tickets for meet-and-greet sessions on StubHub should look forward to plenty of photo opportunities, as well as behind the scenes tales from his glittering career across both Asia and Hollywood, whether it’s collaborating with celebrated director Kim Jee-woon or rubbing shoulders with Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis or Arnold Schwarzenegger. Don’t miss your chance to see one of South Korea’s most popular movie talents away from the screen. You can also buy tickets to see similar actors such as Yoo Yeon Seok and Jung Hae In.