Hong Kong actor Tony Leung at this year’s Busan International Film Festival. Not only was 60-year-old named Asian filmmaker of the year, but fans queued for hours to buy his merchandise – many of them millennials and Generation Z. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong actor Tony Leung at this year’s Busan International Film Festival. Not only was 60-year-old named Asian filmmaker of the year, but fans queued for hours to buy his merchandise – many of them millennials and Generation Z. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung feels the love in South Korea as millennials, Gen Z queue for hours to buy his merch at Busan International Film Festival

  • Not only was the Infernal Affairs star crowned Asian filmmaker of the year at the festival, but his Q&A session was packed, and his merchandise was snapped up
  • South Korean youngsters queued from early morning for his autographed posters. It seems like Leung’s recent Marvel work has earned him a new generation of fans

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung at this year’s Busan International Film Festival. Not only was 60-year-old named Asian filmmaker of the year, but fans queued for hours to buy his merchandise – many of them millennials and Generation Z. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong actor Tony Leung at this year’s Busan International Film Festival. Not only was 60-year-old named Asian filmmaker of the year, but fans queued for hours to buy his merchandise – many of them millennials and Generation Z. Photo: AFP
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