Lee Jung-jae selected as one of the 100 most influential Asian people in 2024
Lee Jung-jae selected as one of the 100 most influential Asian people in 2024
Actor Lee Jung-jae was selected as one of the '100 Most Influential Asian People' announced by Gold House in the United States in 2024.

'A100' is a list announced every year by Gold House, a non-profit organization that supports cultural artists in the Asia Pacific region, selecting 100 Asians who have had a significant impact on American culture and society.

Gold House said about Lee Jung-jae, “Lee Jung-jae, a South Korean actor, director and producer, has been active not only in Korea but around the world since his debut through a drama in 1993 until 2024. Lee Jung-jae won the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama for <Squid Game>, becoming the first Korean and the first non-English language work to do so, and made his successful directorial debut by directing, writing, producing, and starring in the movie <The Hunt>, which premiered at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. “It was done,” he introduced.

In addition, “Lee Jung-jae will not stop moving in 2024 and will play the role of Jedi Master, the protagonist of the new series <Acolyte> of <Star Wars>, the world’s best IP, and is scheduled to be released in June 2024. In addition, Season 2 of <Squid Game>, which captivated the world, is also scheduled to be released in the second half of 2024.”

Meanwhile, <Acolyte>, starring Lee Jung-jae, will be released simultaneously worldwide on Disney+ on June 5.

Ryu Ye-ji, Ten Asia Reporter ryuperstar@tenasia.co.kr translated by google