Sung Kang is an actor born April 8, 1972 in Gainesville, Georgia, United States. He has South Korean blood from his parents who were immigrants from the country of Ginseng.
He is known as one of the actors of Asian descent who is quite successful in the Hollywood entertainment industry. Yes, surely you are familiar with Sung Kang’s face. But do you know the following series of facts about Sung Kang?
1. Got an important role in 2002 through Better Luck Tomorrow
2002 may be a special year for Sung Kang. The reason is, at that time he was able to serve as an important actor in the film Better Luck Tomorrow. There he appeared as Han, a gang member and cousin of Virgil Hu, played by Jason Tobin.
Actually, before Better Luck TomorrowSung Kang was involved in several film projects such asTalk to Taka (2000) andPearl Harbor (2001). HoweverBetter Luck Tomorrow which gives more portion to Sung Kang.
Unique? Both Justin Lin and Sung Kang consider Han di Better Luck Tomorrow this is the same Han as fast and furious.
2. Popular because fast and furious
after Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), Sung Kang then appeared in several films such as Antone Fisher (2002),Forbidden Warrior (2004), dan The Motel (2005). In 2006, the name Sung Kang became more and more popular. That’s thanks to his acting as Han Lue, a Japanese street racer who is good at singing.drift in the movieThe Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.
Even though Tokyo Drift not selling well, but the role of Han Lue who stole the attention made Sung Kang continue to be trusted to appear in Fast & Furious movie franchise. Call it like Fast & Furious (2009),Fast Five (2009), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), and Furious 7 (2015). He even had his own short film entitledl Los Bandoleros (The Outlaws) which was directed by the main actor, Vin Diesel.
So popular, even though he should be dead, Han’s character is back in Fast and Furious 9. How he can come back, we still have to wait for the film first.
3. Initially did not know about the culture ofdrift
Who is not amazed by Han Lue’s skill when doing amazing drifts in moviesThe Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift? Maybe you still remember Han Lue’s scene when asking for a girl’s number? Yes, he didcircle drift perfectly.
But did you know that the Han Lue actor, Sung Kang, at first never knew that the racing culture wasdrift really exist in Japan? He finally found out after doing research and finding out all the world drift for his role in the film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.
4. Have appeared in the video god
On the sidelines of his busy shooting, Sung Kang was involved in a “Lie” music video with boy band god in 2000.
god himself is a boy band from south korea yang comeback in 2009 and has five personnel.
5. Had a restaurant, but closed
The next fact of Sung Kang has nothing to do with the film world. It is known that this man once owned a restaurant called Saketini in the Brentwood area, Los Angeles, California. Unfortunately, the restaurant had to close in early 2013.
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