The Walking Dead, Voltron, Trollhunters
Steven looks forward to meeting all his fans in Sydney in June 2017.
Steven will participate in a press conference Q&A, and signing sessions on Saturday (between 10.30am to 5.30pm). He will also be appearing for a limited time on Sunday with select cast and crew to promote the film, Okja.
All signature tokens need to be used by midday on Sunday as Steven won’t be able to sign further after that time.
Steven Yeun is best known for his starring role in the AMC smash hit The Walking Dead as Glenn Rhee, a role which he originated and developed into a pivotal character, becoming a favorite for both fans and critics alike for seven seasons.
Upcoming, Yeun is can be seen in Joon-ho Bong’s OKJA, following a young girl named Mija who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best-friend – a massive animal named Okja. Starring alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Lily Collins, the film is set to release in June 28th, 2017.
Yeun will also be seen starring alongside Dallas Roberts and Kerry Fox in Joe Lynch’s Mayhem. The film tells the story of a virus that infects a corporate law office on the day attorney Derek Saunders (Yeun) is framed by a co-worker and wrongfully fired. Trapped in the quarantined building, he is forced to savagely fight for not only his job but his life. The film is currently in post-production with a to be confirmed release date.
Yeun will star in and executive produce The Aquariums of Pyongyang, the film adaptation of Kang Chol-Hwan’s autobiography. Hwan was the first survivor of one of the brutal North Korean concentration camps to escape and tell his story to the world, documenting the extreme conditions in these gulags and providing a personal insight into life in North Korea.
In addition, Yeun will be starring in Jeff Krelitz’s animated film Chew alongside David Tennant and Felicia Day. Tony Chu (Yeun) is a detective with a secret, he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. He gets brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, and most bizarre cases. The film is currently in post-production.
On the big screen, Yeun starred opposite Michael Pitt, Brit Marling and Astrid Bergès-Frisbey in Mike Cahill’s independent Sci-Fi Drama, I Origins, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film festival where it earned raves and was sold in one of the biggest deals at the festival.
On stage, Yeun has a number of theatre credits including the Steppenwolf Theatre’s production of Kafka on the Shore, where he understudied the roles of Kafka and Crow. Yeun’s additional television credits include appearances on The Big Bang Theory, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Warehouse 13 and NTSF:SD:SUV. He has also lent his vocal talents to the Nickelodeon animated series, The Legend of Korra.
Born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in the city of Troy, Michigan, Yeun began his foray into acting while studying psychology at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI. After seeing a performance of the school’s improv group, he decided to switch his focus to acting. Following graduation, Yeun moved to Chicago, where he performed with the famed Second City Theatre comedy troupe in various shows with their Touring Company. He has been a part of several improvisational/ sketch comedy groups including Stir Friday Night, Hands and Detective Detective.
Yeun currently resides in Los Angeles.
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