“The Man Standing Next” Cast Shares Handwritten Messages Of Gratitude For Surpassing 4 Million Moviegoers
Lee Byung Hun’s new movie “The Man Standing Next” continues to excel as it surpassed four million moviegoers.
On February 1, the film reached the four million moviegoers milestone on the 11th day since its release. This record is one day faster than other films that deal with modern historical events such as “1987,” which ended up recording 7.23 million moviegoers during its run, as well as “The Spy Gone North,” which brought in 4.97 million moviegoers.
Along with the news, the main cast of “The Man Standing Next” shared handwritten messages expressing their gratitude. Director Woo Min Ho said, “Thank you for the nationwide support,” while Lee Byung Hun said, “Thank you for four million.” Lee Sung Min used a line from the film and wrote, “‘The Man Standing Next,’ four million, thank you, friends.” Kwak Do Won wrote, “Four million! I hope everyone stays healthy this year,” and Lee Hee Joon said, “Four million. Thank you. Be careful not to catch a cold.”
“The Man Standing Next” tells the story of Kim Kyu Pyeong (Lee Byung Hun), the Director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) in the 40-day period leading up to President Park Chung Hee’s assassination in 1979.
Congratulations to “The Man Standing Next”!