“Happy new year!”
“Happy new year!”
Lee Min Ho at Incheon Airport depart for Bangkok Thailand
RE:MINHO Global Tour press conference in Bangkok
Actor Lee Min Ho has been confirmed to appear on China’s biggest New Year’s Eve television program PPTV’s Kua Nian.
On December 19th, Lee Min Ho’s agency, Star House, released an official statement confirming that the actor will guest appear on China’s New Year’s Eve show program Kua Nian, stating, “Lee Min Ho will be attending China’s PPTV end-of-the-year program held in Shanghai.”
Kua Nian, also known as Countdown Concert, is China’s largest and most popular annual program that airs live during the last few hours of New Year’s Eve and ends just past midnight of the first of January, celebrating the new year with the biggest celebrities in China.
As it has often been reported by Chinese media that “Lee Min Ho’s popularity has been growing as big as the Great Wall of China,” the Korean actor has been busy receiving numerous love calls to a variety of Chinese television programs, which Star House finally confirmed his appearance on Kua Nian.
Lee Min Ho, known as the Korean “long legged oppa” in China, will be appearing on the program alongside top Chinese celebrities like Angela Baby, Wallace Chung, and Huang Xiao Ming.
Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho has been promoting for his upcoming Korean film,Gangnam Blues, set to hit theaters on January 21st, 2015.
Film distributor Showbox on Monday revealed official character posters for the upcoming “Gangnam 1970” starring actors Kim Rae-won and Lee Min-ho.
The posters feature the film’s lead actors Kim and Lee, actress Kim Ji-soo, AOA’s Sulhyun, actress Lee Yeon-du and others.
In the posters, the actors show off the distinctive fashion of the 1970s and exude the mood of their characters’ personalities and roles in the film.
The upcoming noir film portrays the two men’s friendship, betrayal and lust for money and power around the Gangnam district in the 1970s, during the region’s real estate investment boom.
Lee plays the role of Jong-dae while Kim appears as Yong-ki. The two characters met and grew up together in an orphanage and get involved in the lives of gangsters.
The film is already receiving worldwide attention, preselling its distribution rights to more than 11 countries. The movie is also luring many viewers for being Asian heartthrob Lee’s first lead role in a film.
The movie is to hit theaters nationwide on Jan. 21.
By Kim Min-jin (firstname.lastname@example.org)