|SUPER!SONIC's official festival icon Lee Soo-hyuk (top), Ko Jun-hee (bottom) [PMC Network]|
Korean actor and model Lee Soo-hyuk and actress Ko Jun-hee have confirmed to be the festival’s celebrity ambassadors of the first-ever SUPER!SONIC.
SUPER!SONIC picked the two stars as the official festival icons, Lee as Sonic Boy and Ko as Sonic Girl, whose trendy image well suit the arena-style music festival, according to SUPER!SONIC’s hosts, PMC Network’s press release Tuesday.
"I'm really happy to be the face of this year's SUPER!SONIC. I'm especially looking forward to this fest because I'm a huge fan of New Order and Gym Class Heroes," model-turned-actor Lee said in the statement.
Ko, who also jump-started her career by modeling, also expressed her excitement about being appointed as the PR embassador of SUPER!SONIC.
"I've been Jaurim's fan ever since I was young. Lately, I've been enjoying watching Jang Ki-ha's music video and spending my free time listening to Gotye's music. I'm so thrilled about being named as the embassador of the event where my favorite musicians are joining."
The soon-to-kick-off event, which will open at Seoul's Olympic Park from August 14 to 15, is expected to provide visitors with other exciting summer outdoor activities.
Meanwhile, Lee, debuting as a runway model in 2006, has starred in popular dramas such as "White Christmas" (KBS, 2011), "Deep Rooted Tree" (SBS, 2011) and recently comedy pic, “Runway Cop."
Ko first made her debut as a school uniform model in 2001 and later turned her career to acting. Her filmography includes over a dozen of TV series and films such as “Listen to My Heart,” (MBC, 2011) and “Architecture 101” (2012). She is currently starring in SBS’ TV series “THE CHASER.”
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