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The Magnificent Seven star Byung-hun Lee has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. He was previously with CAA.
Lee has become Hollywood’s go-to Asian actor for its big action movies. In addition to Antoine Fuqua’s Western remake in 2016, he also appeared in Terminator Genisys, Red 2 and the G.I. Joe franchise, where he got his stateside break as Storm Shadow.
In his native South Korea, Lee’s many starring credits include Single Rider, Master, The Age of Shadows, Inside Men, I Saw the Devil and The Good the Bad and the Weird, as well as the 2009 hit spy drama series Iris.
He continues to be represented by managers Charles Pak of Korea’s BH Entertainment, Jenny Rawlings of Omni Artists and attorney Jeff Frankel at McKuin Frankel.
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