Filmmaker Ang Lee’s son Mason Lee on playing ‘shy and reserved’ people like him, his first lead role in Stand by Me, and how an Al Pacino film inspired him

//Filmmaker Ang Lee’s son Mason Lee on playing ‘shy and reserved’ people like him, his first lead role in Stand by Me, and how an Al Pacino film inspired him

Filmmaker Ang Lee’s son Mason Lee on playing ‘shy and reserved’ people like him, his first lead role in Stand by Me, and how an Al Pacino film inspired him

Mason Lee – whose first film as lead actor, the Taiwanese romantic comedy Stand by Me, opens in cinemas in China on September 9 – says his role as the underdog whose dream girl does not reciprocate his feelings for her resembles the real-life him.“I am not an alpha male in real life,” he tells the Post self-deprecatingly. “I don’t have a very handsome face. Jiu-bing [his character in the movie] is a loser in love; other boys always upstage him. So, when playing the role, I don’t need to be like…

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