According to YG Entertainment, Gang was formally invited there as a guest while visiting the city to promote his upcoming film “Tsunami LA.” It is a disaster film set in Los Angeles, the first Hollywood flick for the 37-year-old actor.
|Gang Dong-won (YG Entertainment)|
The agency did not comment on media reports that Gang met with French filmmakers for a potential role in a film made there.
This year’s Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday and will be held until May 19.
“Burning” by director Lee Chang-dong is the only Korean movie in the running for Palme d’Or, the festival’s highest honor.
By Yoon Min-sik