KoreAm Article on “A Leading Man”

By Jon Kondrath On Monday, August 11 th, 2014 · no Comments · In , ,

The July issue of KoreAm magazine featured an article on A Leading Man, and its director Steven J. Kung and lead actor Jack Yang.

The beginning of the article notes how the lead actor of the movie, Yang, embodies the struggles of the main character GQ Chi in the entertainment industry.

Leader of the Snakeheads gang. Gay boyfriend. Doctor. Lab technician. Another gangster. Chinese consulate guy. Another gangster. Such were the types of roles actor Jack Yang has assumed over his 15-year acting career in Hollywood. Then, Steven J. Kung, a young, up-and-coming director, finally saw what was there all along in the handsome, 6-foot-tall Yang: a leading man. And both Kung and Yang got to play around with this idea of the coveted role that has long evaded Asian American actors in a new indie film, appropriately titled A Leading Man.

Read the full article, including quotes from Kung and Yang, here.