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.