EXCLUSIVE Interview With Byung-Hun Lee: RED 2, G.I. JOE & His Special Tribute To His Father
I had a phone interview with South Korean movie star Lee Byung-Hun today, and we discussed Red 2, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and how a very special scene in his latest film fulfilled a dream that his late father had. Hit the jump to check it out.
1:20 - Is American humor difficult for a foreign actor?
2:20 - Did Dean Parisot let him play with different versions of a scene
3:28 - Favorite Red 2 scene? He shares a story about how a picture of his father is used in a scene. Since his late father dreamed of being an actor, he was able to fulfill that dream for him.
5:10 - What was it like working with Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren?
6:10 - Did he feel comfortable enough to ad-lib?
9:00 - The "Grasshopper" scene
9:54 - Would he return for Red 3?
10:20 - Which actor or director would he most like to work with in the future?
11:15 - Will he return for the next G.I. Joe?
11:45 - Humanizing Storm Shadow
12:20 - Favorite scene from G.I. Joe: Retaliation
13:50 - Interested in trying different genres in Hollywood
RED 2 - "Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device." The film was directed by Dean Parisot ("Galaxy Quest"), from a screenplay written by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber. It stars: Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, David Thewlis, Brian Cox, Neal McDonough, Byung-hun Lee and Mary-Louise Parker. Red 2 hits theaters July 19, 2013.
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