A great Korean actor regrets turning down a role in Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ – KpopNews.com

A great Korean actor regrets turning down a role in Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ – KpopNews.com

A prominent Korean actor who has starred in many notable films and k-dramas has mentioned the films he regrets not starring in.

On April 19, the actor Lee Byung Hun attended a conference University at Stanford entitled “The Future of Hallyu: Korean Cinema on the World Stage”.

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Lee Byung Hun is famous for his roles in movies and k-dramas such as Common security area, Iris, I saw the devil etc Mr Sun.

“Mr. Sun » | TVN

During the conversation, the actor was asked if he ever regretted turning down a role. He replied that he regrets turning down three famous films: Parasite, old boyetc decision to go.

Lee Byung Hun speaks at the conference | Yonhap News

parasite was a 2019 film directed by Bong Joon Ho made history by being the first to win both Best International Feature Film and an Oscar for Best Picture.

“Parasite” | CJ ENM

The 2003 movie old boy won the “Grand Prix” at Cannes Film Festival 2004 and is often considered one of the greatest films of all time.

“Old Boy” | CJ ENM

decision to go is a recent April 2022 film that was critically acclaimed and selected for the Competition Cannes Film Festival 2022where the director Chan Wook Park won “Best Director”.

“departure decision” | CJ ENM

Lee Byung Hun explained why he couldn’t accept those movies that became big hits.

That’s because I was already busy with other work at the time.

– Lee Byung Hun

He also explained his criteria for selecting the works in which he wanted to take part, emphasizing the “Feeling” of manufacturing.

The feeling is important. If I feel my emotions being aroused the first time I read the script, I follow that instinct.

– Lee Byung Hun

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He also said that he doesn’t differentiate between movies and dramas and believes the development of the streaming market is a great opportunity for Korean actors.

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Meanwhile, Lee Byung Hun prepares for the film’s release. concrete utopia, with Park Seo Joon etc Park Bo Youngand will be released later this year.