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Will Yun Lee books pair of pics

Thesp joins 'Total Recall,' 'Bangkok'

Die Another Day” and “Elektra” thesp Will Yun Lee has booked roles in a pair of films — Columbia Pictures’ “Total Recall” and the indie “Bangkok Love Story.”

In director Len Wiseman and Original Films’ reboot of “Total Recall,” Lee will play Marek, a close friend and co-worker of Colin Farrell’s protag.

As for “Bangkok Love Story,” Lee will play the male lead opposite Camilla Belle in the Wych ‘Kaos’ Kaosayananda-directed pic. His character is a retired Muay Thai fighter turned monk who returns to the world he left behind so many years ago.

Lee is currently filming Lionsgate’s dance pic “Cobu 3D,” which stars Derek Hough and international pop icon Kwon Boa. Story concerns a pair of star-crossed dancers who find themselves at the center of a bitter rivalry between their brothers’ underground dance clubs in New York. Lee will play an upscale nightclub owner who feuds with his former business partner, played by Wesley Jonathan. Duane Adler is directing the pic, which is produced by CJ Entertainment, the largest production co. in Korea.

Lee recently appeared on CBS’ “Hawaii Five-O” and will soon be seen in MGM’s action pic “Red Dawn.”

Thesp is repped by APA and Industry Entertainment.

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