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SONG Ha-yoon Confirmed to Star in PERFECT STRANGERS
Dec 28, 2017
- Writerby KIM Su-bin
Will Team up with LEE Seo-jin, CHO Jin-woong, YUM Jung-ah and KIM Ji-soo
Actress SONG Ha-yoon will star in Perfect Strangers (translated title). “SONG Ha-yoon has been cast for the role of Se-gyeong, LEE Seo-jin’s wife, in upcoming comedy Perfect Strangers.” her management agency JYP Entertainment announced on December 14th. Director LEE Jae-kyoo’s upcoming comedy-drama revolves around four couples that go on a trip together and decide to reveal all of their messages and phone calls from their mobile phones. It is based on Italian film Perfect Strangers, which won the Best Screenplay Award in the International Competition category of the 38th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF). In addition to LEE Seo-jin and SONG Ha-yoon, other cast members include veteran actors and actresses such as YOO Hae-jin, CHO Jin-woong, YUM Jung-ah and KIM Ji-soo. The Korean version of Perfect Strangers will be the first film directed by LEE Jae-kyoo in four years after The Fatal Encounter (2014). Director LEE is best known for his previous TV series such as The King 2 Hearts (2012), Beethoven Virus (2008) and Damo (2003).
Meanwhile, actress SONG is known for appearing in TV series such as Sang Doo! Let’s Go to School (2003), Taereung National Village (2005) and Phantom (2012) and received widespread acclaim for her roles in TV series My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol (2015) and Fight for My way (2017), which ended in February and July last year, respectively. She picked up the Excellent Actress Award at the 19th Korea Drama Award for her convincing performance in Fight For my Way. SONG returned to the big screen about a year later with the documentary Another Love (translated title) (2016) and also made an appearance in YIM Soon-rye’s social drama The Whistleblower (2014).