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|image = Kang 3.png
|size = 300
 
 
|fullname = Kang Yeonsak
 
|fullname = Kang Yeonsak
|alias = None
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|alias = Mr. Park
 
|origin = ''Olympus Has Fallen''
 
|origin = ''Olympus Has Fallen''
|occupation = North Korean terrorist
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|occupation = Leader of the Koreans for United Freedom
|skills = Armed with variety of firearms such as the MP5A3 and SIG Sauer P229 E2<br>
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|skills = Proficiently in weapons and knives<br>
Knives
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Command of an army of North Korean soldiers and mercenaries<br>
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Command over a group of computer hackers<br>
Command of an army of North Korean soldiers and mercenaries
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Control over Project Cerberus as his ultimate weapon<br>
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Physical strength<br>
Command over a group computer hackers
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Physical agility<br>
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Physical fighting skills
Control over Project Cerebus as his ultimate weapon, physical strength, speed, agility, fighting skills
 
 
|hobby = Harassing and bullying South Korean and American people.<br>
 
|hobby = Harassing and bullying South Korean and American people.<br>
 
Antagonizing President Asher.
 
Antagonizing President Asher.
 
|goals = Destroy South Korea and enslave its citizens.<br>
 
|goals = Destroy South Korea and enslave its citizens.<br>
To wipe out the United States with nuclear weapons as revenge for Americans killing his mother.
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Destroy the United States with nuclear weapons as revenge for the deaths of his parents.<br>
|type of villain = Terrorist, Spy, Seeker of Vengeance}} {{Quote|Looks like you failed again, Mike.|Kang's last words just before Mike kills him.}}
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Make North Korea earn respect.<br>
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Kill Secret Service Agent Michael Banning and President Asher. (all failed)
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|crimes = Murder<br>
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Cyberhacking<br>
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Attempted nuclear genocide<br>
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Infiltration/espionage
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|type of villain = Spy
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|size = 200
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{{Quote|I'm working for justice, to give millions of starving men, women, and children a chance at more than just subsistence. To end the civil war your country interrupted so long ago. And yes, for a united, prosperous Korea.|Kang revealing his motives to President Asher.}}
   
'''Kang Yeonsak''' is the main antagonist in the 2013 film ''Olympus Has Fallen''. He is the leader of a group of North Korean soldiers, hackers and servants who aims to make North Korea (and to a lesser extent, himself as well) earn the respect of everyone worldwide by killing or intimidating them.
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'''Kang Yeonsak''' is the main antagonist in the 2013 live action film ''Olympus Has Fallen''. He is the leader of a group of North Korean soldiers, hackers, and servants who aims to make North Korea (and to a lesser extent, himself as well) earn the respect of everyone worldwide by killing or intimidating them.
   
While most of the film centers on Kang working to destroy the United States, his goal is to destroy preferably South Korea. The plan involves that destroying the USA would cripple military support for South Korea, making it easier for his home country North Korea to invade their bordered neighbor. This is also demonstrated when Kang made South Korea's prime minister Lee Tae-Woo be executed before the American politicians, proving that Kang despised South Koreans more than Americans. US Army General Edward Clegg revealed that Kang's mother was killed when he was a child, which drove him to insanity and seeking revenge on the United States.
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While most of the film centers on Kang working to destroy the United States, his true target is South Korea. The plan involves that destroying the country would cripple military support for South Korea, making it easier for his home country North Korea to invade their bordered neighbor. This is also demonstrated when Kang executed South Korean Prime Minister Lee Tae-Woo before the American politicians, proving that Kang despised South Koreans more than Americans. U.S. Army General Edward Clegg revealed that Kang's mother was killed when he was a child, which drove him to insanity and seeking revenge on America.
   
He is portrayed by Rick Yune, who also portrays [[Johnny Tran]] and [[Zao]].
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He was portrayed by {{w|Rick Yune}}, who also played [[Johnny Tran]] in ''The Fast and the Furious'', and [[Zao]] in ''Die Another Day''.
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
===Early life===
 
===Early life===
As a child, Kang's father was executed for crimes against North Korea. He and his mother were brought across the DMZ, but when they were attempting to cross the DMZ, Kang's mother was killed by an American landmine. Kang then founded a terrorist paramilitary organization called the Koreans for United Freedom (K.U.F). He and his group brought uranium enrichment technology from Pakistan to Pyongyang in 2002. Then, Kang and his group were responsible for the 2004 bombing of the British Embassy in Seoul and were involved in a hostage crisis in Seoul in 2007. He kept himself under the radar to avoid being photographed or identified by any Western Intelligence agency. Then, he blended to the South Korean government and poses himself as a chief of security and primary aide to South Korean Prime Minister Lee Tae-Woo.
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As a child born in August 12, 1976, Kang's father was executed for crimes against North Korea. He and his mother were brought across the Korean Demilitarized Zone, but while they were crossing the border, Kang's mother was killed by an American landmine. Then, Kang founded a terrorist paramilitary organization called the KUF. He and his group brought uranium enrichment technology from Pakistan to Pyongyang in 2002. Then, Kang and his group were responsible for the 2004 bombing of the British Embassy in Seoul and were involved in a hostage crisis in Seoul in 2007. He kept himself under the radar to avoid being photographed or identified by any Western Intelligence agency. Then, he blended into the South Korean government and poses himself as a chief of security and primary aide to South Korean Prime Minister Lee Tae-Woo.
   
 
===Arrival and Reveal===
 
===Arrival and Reveal===
Kang disguised himself as the head of security and aide for South Korean Prime Minister Lee. To ensure a reunified Korea, he and former Secret Service agent Dave Forbes take President Benjamin Asher, Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Admiral Joe Hoenig, hostage in the Presidential bunker.
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About 36 years later in July 6, 2013, Kang still disguised himself as the head of security and aide for South Korean Prime Minister Lee. To ensure a reunified Korea, he and former Secret Service agent, Dave Forbes, take President Benjamin Asher, Secretary of Defense, Ruth McMillan, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Joe Hoenig, hostage in the underground Presidential Emergency Operations Center in the East Wing of the White House.
   
===Main Plan===
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===Plan===
Kang orders Trumbull to withdraw the U.S. Seventh Fleet's 28,500 soldiers that is actively defending South Korea to allow the civil war to end and also seeks to destroy the country by self-destructing their nuclear weapons as payback for the untimely death of his parents. To accomplish this, Kang needs the three codes from Asher, McMillan and Hoenig that will allow him to activate Cerberus.
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Kang orders the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Allan Trumbull, to withdraw the U.S. Seventh Fleet and 28,500 soldiers that are actively defending South Korea to allow the civil war to end while also seeking to destroy the country by self-destructing their silo-based nuclear weapons as payback for the untimely death of his parents. To accomplish this, Kang needs three codes from Asher, McMillan and Hoenig that will allow him to activate a highly-classified fail-safe U.S. military protocol called Cerberus.
   
 
===Final Fight and Death===
 
===Final Fight and Death===
Kang is eventually stabbed and killed by Mike Banning during a brutal hand-to-hand combat in the bunker. Mike then deactivates Cerebrus in time, and saves everyone living in the United States from being killed by nuclear weapons.
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Kang is eventually stabbed and killed by former Army Ranger-turned Secret Service Agent, Mike Banning, during a brutal fight in the bunker. Mike then deactivates Cerberus in time, and saves everyone living in America from being killed by nuclear weapons.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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Rick-Yune-Olympus-Has-Fallen.jpg|Kang Yeonsak disguised as a South Korean chief of security and aide
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Olympushasfallen01.jpg|Kang's evil grin.
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Olympus-eye-to-eye.jpg|Kang Revealing his true nature.
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Tumblr_inline_mkixwfPPhV1qz4rgp.jpg|Kang with a handgun.
 
Kang Yeonsak 2.png|Kang sending a video feed to the Pentagon in Washington.
 
Kang Yeonsak 2.png|Kang sending a video feed to the Pentagon in Washington.
 
Kang Yeonsak 3.png|Kang speaking to Mike Banning on a security screen.
 
Kang Yeonsak 3.png|Kang speaking to Mike Banning on a security screen.
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Because ''Olympus Has Fallen'' is partially science fiction, North Koreans in real-life cannot be as dangerous towards the United States or South Korea as Kang Yeonsak. It is virtually impossible for North Korea to make a full-scale invasion on Washington D.C. or Seoul as the film depicts. South Koreans have confirmed in legitimate polls that they do not see North Korea as effectively dangerous.
 
*Because ''Olympus Has Fallen'' is partially science fiction, North Koreans in real-life cannot be as dangerous towards the United States or South Korea as Kang Yeonsak. It is virtually impossible for North Korea to make a full-scale invasion on Washington D.C. or Seoul as the film depicts. South Koreans have confirmed in legitimate polls that they do not see North Korea as effectively dangerous.
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I'm working for justice, to give millions of starving men, women, and children a chance at more than just subsistence. To end the civil war your country interrupted so long ago. And yes, for a united, prosperous Korea.
~ Kang revealing his motives to President Asher.

Kang Yeonsak is the main antagonist in the 2013 live action film Olympus Has Fallen. He is the leader of a group of North Korean soldiers, hackers, and servants who aims to make North Korea (and to a lesser extent, himself as well) earn the respect of everyone worldwide by killing or intimidating them.

While most of the film centers on Kang working to destroy the United States, his true target is South Korea. The plan involves that destroying the country would cripple military support for South Korea, making it easier for his home country North Korea to invade their bordered neighbor. This is also demonstrated when Kang executed South Korean Prime Minister Lee Tae-Woo before the American politicians, proving that Kang despised South Koreans more than Americans. U.S. Army General Edward Clegg revealed that Kang's mother was killed when he was a child, which drove him to insanity and seeking revenge on America.

He was portrayed by Rick Yune, who also played Johnny Tran in The Fast and the Furious, and Zao in Die Another Day.

Biography

Early life

As a child born in August 12, 1976, Kang's father was executed for crimes against North Korea. He and his mother were brought across the Korean Demilitarized Zone, but while they were crossing the border, Kang's mother was killed by an American landmine. Then, Kang founded a terrorist paramilitary organization called the KUF. He and his group brought uranium enrichment technology from Pakistan to Pyongyang in 2002. Then, Kang and his group were responsible for the 2004 bombing of the British Embassy in Seoul and were involved in a hostage crisis in Seoul in 2007. He kept himself under the radar to avoid being photographed or identified by any Western Intelligence agency. Then, he blended into the South Korean government and poses himself as a chief of security and primary aide to South Korean Prime Minister Lee Tae-Woo.

Arrival and Reveal

About 36 years later in July 6, 2013, Kang still disguised himself as the head of security and aide for South Korean Prime Minister Lee. To ensure a reunified Korea, he and former Secret Service agent, Dave Forbes, take President Benjamin Asher, Secretary of Defense, Ruth McMillan, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Joe Hoenig, hostage in the underground Presidential Emergency Operations Center in the East Wing of the White House.

Plan

Kang orders the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Allan Trumbull, to withdraw the U.S. Seventh Fleet and 28,500 soldiers that are actively defending South Korea to allow the civil war to end while also seeking to destroy the country by self-destructing their silo-based nuclear weapons as payback for the untimely death of his parents. To accomplish this, Kang needs three codes from Asher, McMillan and Hoenig that will allow him to activate a highly-classified fail-safe U.S. military protocol called Cerberus.

Final Fight and Death

Kang is eventually stabbed and killed by former Army Ranger-turned Secret Service Agent, Mike Banning, during a brutal fight in the bunker. Mike then deactivates Cerberus in time, and saves everyone living in America from being killed by nuclear weapons.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Because Olympus Has Fallen is partially science fiction, North Koreans in real-life cannot be as dangerous towards the United States or South Korea as Kang Yeonsak. It is virtually impossible for North Korea to make a full-scale invasion on Washington D.C. or Seoul as the film depicts. South Koreans have confirmed in legitimate polls that they do not see North Korea as effectively dangerous.

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