Actress, Director to Wed on Christmas Eve


Actress Moon So-ri (32) and director Jang Jun-hwan (36) will be taking their vows at a Christmas eve ceremony next month. According to Star News, the two families have concluded formal introductions and will hold the ceremony at an undisclosed location in Gyeonggi Province. The two are both alums of Sungkyunkwan University. Fate brought them together for a music video in 2003 that Jang was directing and Moon starred in. They have been dating seriously for the last year. The two kept their wedding plans secret even from close acquaintances. It is understood that the ceremony will be a quiet one, with just 20-30 family members in attendance.


Actress Moon So-ri and director Jang Jun-hwan Actress Moon So-ri and director Jang Jun-hwan


Debuting in 1999 in ¡°Peppermint Candy,¡± Moon subsequently appeared in ¡°Oasis,¡± ¡°A Good Lawyer's Wife¡± and a ¡°Bewitching Attraction¡± and picked up the Best Actress award from the Stockholm International Film Festival and the Grand Bell Film Awards. For ¡°Oasis¡± she also won the Marcello Mastroianni Award as best newcomer at the 2002 Venice Film Festival. Jang wrote the screenplay for ¡°Phantom, The Submarine¡± in 1999. In 2003 with ¡°Save The Green Planet!¡± he was praised for his fresh ideas and sound filmmaking skills, picking up top new director awards at the Moscow International Film Festival and the Blue Dragon Film Awards.

englishnews@chosun.com / 12¿ù 01, 2006 08:01 KST