Jun Ji-hyun to appear in new film with Zhang Ziyi

Korean actress Jun Ji-hyunKorean actress Jun Ji-hyun is set to appear alongside Chinese movie star Zhang Ziyi in a new film by Wayne Wang, titled Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, which is based on the same title by Chinese-American writer Lisa See.

Set in 19th century China, the film chronicles the lives of two women – Lily and Snow Flower – and their intimate lifelong friendship.

Zhang is set to play the main character Snow Flower while Jun’s role in the film has not been decided as of yet.

Wanye Wang, a Chinese-American filmmaker, has directed several notable movies such as The Joy Luck Club (1993), Maid in Manhattan (2002) and Smoke (1995), for which he won the Silver Bear award at Berlin International Film Festival.


Jun Ji-hyun on Harper’s Bazaar Magazine

Korean actress Jun Ji-hyun features on August issue of Korean Harper’s Bazaar Magazine.

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Gianna Jun Ji-hyun does Elle

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Kang Hye-jeong going to Hollywood

Actress Kang Hye-jeong is set to become the latest Korean star to join the Hollywood bandwagon. No details about the movie is released yet, but if everything is going as planned, she will be joining the filming in late 2008.

Korean actress Kang Hye-jeong

Korean pop star Rain has made his Hollywood debut a couple of months ago with Speed Racer. Other Korean stars that are set to make their Hollywood debut include Jang Dong-gun, Lee Byung-hun and Jun Ji-hyun etc.

Bae Yong-joon and Choi Ji-woo still popular in Japan

Bae Yong-joon and Choi Ji-woo are voted the most popular Korean stars in a recent Japanese poll.

Bae Yong-joon and Choi Ji-woo

Bae and Choi are made famous with TV drama Winter Sonata a few years ago, and still remain popular.

Lee Byung-hun and Kwon Sang-woo are ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively at the male’s poll; where as Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Young-ae are 2nd and 3rd in the female’s poll.