FilMart: Showbox Styles Yoo Ha’s ‘Gangnam Blues’ for Pre-Sales Debut

Lee Min-ho to star in 'Gangnam

MUMBAI – Fast-rising Korean TV star Lee Min-ho will make his feature film debut as the lead in noir action thriller “Gangnam Blues.” Mini-conglomerate Showbox will launch pre-sales at next week’s FilMart convention and rights market.

“Gangnam” is the long-gestating project of veteran director Yoo Ha (“Spirit of Jeet Keun Do,” “A Dirty Carnival”.)

Set in the Korean suburb of Gangnam in the 1970s – long before it became the ultra-hip district worthy of pop singer Psy’s recent mockery – the film features a young man caught in a collision between political powers and gangsters backed by unscrupulous real estate magnates. Kim Rae-won plays the man’s best friend, who finds himself on the opposite side of the argument.

Lee is the star of popular TV series “City Hunter” and “The Heirs.”

“Gangnam” is produced by m.o.vera pictures and backed by Showbox/Mediaplex. It starts production in April and is planned to hit theaters in winter 2014.

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  1. Hawksana says:

    I so, so, so want to see this. I accidentally discovered Lee Min Ho this year via Netflix in The Great Doctor. It was such a good drama, and he was so good in it!

    I’ve now seen 6 of his dramas. (and lots of other kdramas as when I discovered Lee Min Ho (이민호) I also discovered kdrama, and because of Kdrama I’m now learning Korean.) His character is different in each drama, and he’s really good in every one of them.

    This film is another acting stretch for him, and I really want to see it. Hoping it gets to Chicago so I can travel to see it. (I’m in Indianapolis, but have no real hope it’ll be shown here.)

  2. Lara says:

    Is an actor with passion

  3. oppa u re ton much-i cant just stop liking u.please i want a hot girl in ur next movie

  4. The South Korean Hottie Lee Min Ho! He is also the most loved actor in Asia now. I too totally love him! Although I cannot openly express my love towards him because of my husband’s jealousy (sorry honey…), I secretly support him whatever ways I can. There is something special about this guy.

    • Lara says:

      Minoz……u get it right,there is something tangible about him.he is with vision more and more about him.we love you lim mi ho.

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