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Lee Joon-gi to make Hollywood debut in ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

  • Published : Oct 18, 2015 - 14:59
  • Updated : Oct 18, 2015 - 14:59

Lee Joon-gi (left) and Milla Jovovich (Instagram)
Actor Lee Joon-gi is set to make his Hollywood debut in the sci-fi horror blockbuster “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.”

According to a local news report, Lee is currently in South Africa for the shooting of the film.

Actress Milla Jovovich, who portrays the heroine of the “Resident Evil” series, posted a picture of Lee and herself to her Instagram account with the caption: “Lee is an insanely funny person.” In another caption she wrote: “He inspires me to practice martial arts.”

“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” will be the last in the series that began with the release of the first installment in 2002.

The movie began filming in Cape Town, South Africa in August 2015 and is set to premiere in January 2017 in North America.

By Lee Hye-won (hyewonlee@heraldcorp.com)