Director Lee Jae-yong
, best known for his elegant and erotic period drama "Untold Scandal
" (2003), is in production on his latest film, a semi-improvisational ensemble piece with the working-title "Actresses"
The low-budget feature boasts six of Korea's top female stars, all of whom have agreed to work on a deferred payment basis. The film centers on a day-long fashion shoot in which all of the actresses will be playing themselves and sharing candid stories with the camera.
The cast includes Kim Ok-bin
, star of Park Chan-wook
and director Lee's previous feature "Dasepo Girl
"; Lee Mi-sook
, who starred in Lee's "Untold Scandal
" and "An Affair"
, Kim Min-hee
who starred in Lee's "Asako in Ruby Shoes", Ko Hyun-jung
, who recently starred in Hong Sang-soo
's "Like You Know It All
", Choi Ji-woo
") and veteran actress Youn Yuh-jung
(IM Sang-soo's "A Good Lawyer's Wife
Produced by Moongcle Pictures, presented by Sponge Entertainment and distributed by Showbox Mediaplex, the film is expected to be ready for a local release by the end of the year. International sales is being handled by Showbox.