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Lee Sun-kyun to show ‘different type’ of lawyer in ‘The Advocate’

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Updated : September 09 2015

Actor Lee Sun-kyun will show a whole new kind of lawyer in the upcoming crime-action film “The Advocate: A missing body,” he said at a press conference held Wednesday.

He will be fashionable, to start off. Lee was in character as he entered the conference hall dressed smartly in a tight-fitted suit with casual sneakers. Adding to the flair were his sunglasses, which he wore despite the indoor setting of the conference.

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“We wanted the character to immediately shake the preestablished notion of a lawyer everyone has. A sprightly, humorous and energetic individual with an interest in fashion and trendy music,” said Lee.

Lee’s character Byun Ho-sung is said to be set to dismantle the stereotypical image of a lawyer.

Armed with unswaying confidence that “winning is justice” and a firm belief that the star in a courtroom is neither the plaintiff nor the defendant, but the attorney, Byun Ho-sung is a shrewd and meticulous ace lawyer.
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The movie will show him taking on an unforeseen pitfall in his career.

Rising rookie actress Kim Go-eun from this year’s award-winning “Coinlocker Girl” will play a rival prosecutor.

“The Advocate: A missing body” will open nationwide on Oct. 8.

By Lim Jeong-yeo (kaylalim@heraldcorp.com)

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