G.I. Joe: Lee Byung Hun’s Hollywood Status Confirmed
The upcoming Hollywood blockbuster film “G.I. Joe 2” has changed many of its characters after the first film however Lee Byung Hun’s character will actually have more focus.
Besides Channing Tatum, Ray Park, and Lee Byung Hun most of the other main characters are being replaced. For the second film the French actress Elodie Young will play the role of a ninja.
Paramount pictures made the decision to only keep the actors for the more popular characters Storm Shadow and Snake Eyes because the first film did not meet expectations.
Lee Byung Hun’s character Storm Shadow was depicted as having died in the first film, but he will appear in the second film with a different look and continue his battle against Snake Eyes.
Lee Byung Hun will leave for the U.S at the end of June and begin to prepare for filming of “G.I. Joe 2”. Filming will begin in July or August and Lee Byung Hun will go to the U.S in order to prepare by practicing martial arts.
Source: Star News