Monday, July 23, 2007

Jang Hyuk to Star in "Dance of the Dragon"

Actor Jang Hyuk
will co-star in the Hollywood movie "Dance of the Dragon" with Singaporean actress Fann Wong.

Jang, who has gained popularity in Asia for his roles in the movies "Windstruck" and "Volcano High," will play a Chinese volume dancer who tries to hamper the relationship between a woman played by Fann Wong and a martial art champion played by actor Jason Scott Lee. All lines will be spoken in English.

Jang will stay in Singapore for two months for filming.

"Dance of the Dragon" will be filmed by East Light Film, which produces movies in Asia. The movie's production costs reached four million dollars, with the opening slated for April next year.

Wong won the best actress award in 1995 for her role in the Singaporean TV drama "Chronicle of Life," and in 2000 was nominated for the Hong Kong Film Awards' Best New Performer for her role in "The Truth About Jane and Sam."

In 2003, she debuted in Hollywood by playing a leading role in "Shanghai Knights."

Lee is a Chinese actor known for his roles in the movies "Dragon," "Rapa Nui" and "The Jungle Book."

source:kbs grobal

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