BY Julie Jones | Jan 21, 2015 09:36 AM EST
Park Shin Hye showed up at the star-studded premiere for Lee Min Ho's film "Gangnam Blues," looking slim and elegant in skinny leather pants, stiletto heels and a long navy coat. The 24-year-old star recently wrapped up her role in the hit series "Pinocchio," but took time out of her busy schedule to show her support.
Park Shin Hye was one of several former co-stars who cheered the actor at the January 20 showing of his first film.
A few of Lee Min Ho's co-stars from the 2013 hit drama "The Heirs" were in attendance. Besides Park Shin Hye, Choi Jin Hyuk, Kim Woo Bin and CNBLUE's Kang Min Hyuk were present. Choi Jin Hyuk played Lee Min Ho's older brother in the drama, Kim Woo Bin played his rival for Park Shin Hye's affections and Kang Min Hyuk played his classmate.
Actor Jung Il Woo, last seen in "The Diary of the Night Watchman," was also there. Lee Min Ho and Jung Il Woo have been friends since they attended high school and remain close.
Kim Bum also attended the premiere. Kim Bum and Lee Min Ho have been friends since they worked together on "Boys Over Flowers." Lee Min Ho has said that he counts Jung Il Woo and Kim Bum as his closest friends.
Actress Kim Hee Sun, who played Lee Min Ho's love interest in the time travel fantasy "Faith: The Great Doctor" walked the red carpet to show her support.
Also present were a host of k-pop stars and talented drama stars, including miss A's Suzy Bae, Kang So Ra, Park Bo Young, the members of AOA and CNBLUE's Lee Jong Hyun.
The story of "Gangnam Blues" takes place during the 1970s when Gangnam was not the fashionable part of Seoul that it is today. As it began to be transformed, gangs became engaged in the lucrative and often bloody battle for land.
In the film Lee Min Ho plays Kim Jong Dae, an honest man whose best childhood friend Yong Ki is a member of a powerful criminal organization. Yong Ki, played by Kim Rae Won is involved in the high-stakes battle for land and he gets Jong Dae involved. It's a story of loyalty and betrayal.
"Gangnam Blues," also known as "Gangnam 1970," has been sold in more than a dozen countries, including Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and Myanmar. It will also be shown in the U.S.
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