Friday, September 29, 2006

Ha Ji-won's Beauty to Brighten Walls in Cannes

Ha Ji-won's Beauty to Brighten Walls in Cannes


The giant, strikingly beautiful face of Ha Ji-won will adorn walls all over Cannes during the international audiovisual content market show MIPCOM 2006 running there from Oct 9-13, the posters advertising the historical TV drama “Hwang Jin-I.”


KBS Media, which is involved in bringing Korean pop culture to foreign audiences, says at the main entrance to the largest venue, the Palais des Festivals, will be a large visual from the early days of shooting the story of the famous Chosun-era gisaeng (female entertainer).

But those involved are trying to persuade MIPCOM to switch those images of the actress for a newer one, which they think is even more stunning: it depicts her lying down and looking over her shoulder with a decorative wig on her head and clad in a jeogori (short jacket).

Those in charge of the PR for “Hwang Jin-I” say they plan to unveil a total of five posters, and they have already heard from people who want to buy the series.

(englishnews@chosun.com )

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