Han Ji Eun beats out thousands of actresses to play Kim Soo Hyun's costar in Real
Do you remember the call for an open audition in July for the female lead on Real, which asked that interested actresses be open to “a high level of nudity”? New face Han Ji Eun is the one who accepted the role. Scroll down to see more photos of Han Ji Eun!
Han Ji Eun is confirmed to play Kim Soo Hyun’s costar on Real, her agency In-New Entertainment shared today. She was the only one offered a role on Real out of 4200 actresses who auditioned in August.
The action noir Real stars Kim Soo Hyun as ruthless hit man Jang Tae Young and Lee Sung Min presumably as an investigative journalist. Also in the picture is the new face Han Ji Eun, who stars as top actress Han Ye Won.
Han Ji Eun is 25 years old and made her debut through the film Ear, which was featured in the 2010 Busan International Film Festival.
Han Ji Eun has had small and large supporting roles on hit films including Park Shin Hye’s The Royal Tailor and Kim Woo Bin’s The Technicians. Technically, Real is Han Ji Eun and Kim Soo Hyun’s second film together since Miss Granny, although they didn’t have any scenes together in the film.
Former f(x) member Sulli is still in talks to join Real. Sulli was offered to play a role in the film that was different than that of Han Ji Eun’s.
Real is being financed by Alibaba Pictures, whose latest project was Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. Kim Soo Hyun is also reportedly invested about seven million dollars to his own film. Kim Soo Hyun recently received Korea's national brand award with Kim Yuna, Olympic champion in figure skating.
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