Lee Byung Hun to Be First Ever Korean Actor to Present at Oscars
Korean actor Lee Byung Hun will be presenting an award at this year’s Oscars!
The top star has been invited to participate in the 88th Academy Awards, which will be held in Hollywood on February 28. His agency BH Entertainment has confirmed the news, and stated that it has not yet been announced which award he will be presenting.
Lee Byung Hun will be the first ever Korean actor to take the stage at the Oscars to present an award. Meanwhile, Korean soprano Jo Sumi will also be in attendance this year, as her song “Simple Song #3” from the film “Youth” has been nominated for Best Original Song.
Lee Byung Hun broke into Hollywood in 2009 with his appearance in the film “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.” He has since gone on to make a name for himself in the industry by appearing in films such as “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” “Red 2,” and “Terminator Genisys.”
His next film to hit theaters in the United States is “Misconduct,” which will be released on February 6 in the United States, and stars Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins.