Magnificent 7's Lee saddles up for Toronto film fest
SOUTH Korean actor Lee Byung Hun is set to attend the 41st annual Toronto International Film Festival for the screening of his upcoming Hollywood film, The Magnificent Seven, according to his management company BH Entertainment on Tuesday.
Starring Lee and American actors Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke, the western action film - a remake of the 1960 movie of the same name - follows seven mercenaries as they fight to protect a village from cold-blooded thieves.
Taking place from Sept 8 to 18, this year's festival will also feature other Korean films, including Kim Jee Woon's The Age Of Shadows, Kim Sung Soo's Asura: The City Of Madness and Park Chan Wook's The Handmaiden.
After the event, Lee will return to South Korea to promote the film.
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The Magnificent Seven hits
Singapore cinemas on Sept 22.