Korean actors in a rush ahead of military service

Lee Seung Gi’s reality TV programme will air next month.
Lee Seung Gi’s reality TV programme will air next month. PHOTO: FAITH & D ENTERTAINMENT

SEOUL • As South Korean men born in 1986 and 1987 must be enlisted by next year at the latest, 28-year-old actors including Lee Min Ho, Lee Seung Gi and Yoo Ah In are rushing to complete more work before they devote 21 months to the South Korean army.

Lee Min Ho is to spend the rest of this year filming the Korean- Chinese movie Bounty Hunters. Chinese actress Tiffany Tang has recently been confirmed as the female lead.

Lee Seung Gi is coming back to the small screen with a travel reality programme from cable channel tvN with the working title Shin Seoyuki, which will air next month. He is also set to film the movie Marital Harmony.

Yoo is concurrently filming Six Flying Dragons, an SBS drama slated for an October release, and Happy Facebook the movie.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2015, with the headline 'Korean actors in a rush ahead of military service'. Print Edition | Subscribe