10/12/06 – According to TNS, the first episode of the KBS2 drama “Hwang Jin Yi (황진이, 黃眞伊)” scored good TV rating at 20.1% on 10/11.  Starting from episode 10, Kim Jae Won will appear in the drama to play the main male character Kim Jung Han (김정한) who maintains the longest and deepest love relationship with Hwang Jin Yi played by Ha Ji Won. 

The representative of the production company “Olive Nine (올리브나인)” states, “We have spent quite some time to prepare the image of this character Kim Jung Han who is a scholar having warm personality.”  KJW says, “Ha Ji Won and I collaborated before in a movie which depicted young love relationship.  In this drama, we portray the purest love.  This performance will be interesting and challenging.  Before this final and sudden announcement of my name in the cast, I have been reading the script and practicing my role of this drama for quite some time.  ”