Lee Joon-hyuk, Lee Joo-young to co-host closing ceremony of BIFF
Actors Lee Joon-hyuk and Lee Joo-young will co-host the closing ceremony of the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
The festival committee announced the news Wednesday, revealing that the two actors will host the closing ceremony on Oct. 15 at the Busan Cinema Center.
Lee Joon-hyuk rose to stardom after starring in the film “Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds” (2017). Since then, he has been steadily expanding his acting spectrum, playing various roles. His upcoming film is “Fireman,” which is based on the infamous Hongje-dong fire in 2001.
Actor Lee Joo-young debuted in “Encounter” (2012) and recently rose to stardom by portraying a transgender character named Ma Hyun-yi in JTBC’s hit drama series “Itaewon Class” (2020).
The upcoming 26th BIFF will kick off on Oct. 6. Director Im Sang-soo’s “Heaven: To the Land of Happiness” has been selected as the opening film.
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