Popular Korean Singer IU Portrays Four Different Personas in Netflix’s Upcoming Korean Anthology
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SEOUL, March 13, 2019 - Netflix Inc., the world’s leading Internet entertainment service, announced that Persona, starring Lee Ji-eun, or better known as her stage name IU, will launch globally in April.
Persona is an anthology series composed of four short films, each of which is directed by four critically acclaimed directors, namely Lee Kyung-mi, Im Pil-sung, Jeon Go-woon and Kim Jong-kwan. The title depicts four personas played by Lee Ji-eun, through the lenses of the directors’ unique storytelling.
As an actress, Lee Ji-eun has appeared in various TV series, such as Dream High, The Producers, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, and most recently My Mister.
Each of Persona’s short films has its own title - Love Set, Collector, Kiss Burn and Walking at Night in the order of appearance. Love Set, directed by Lee Kyung-mi, tells a story of two ladies’ heated tennis play. In Collector, directed by Im Pil-sung, Lee plays an utterly attractive young woman who makes every man she dates pour their hearts out to her, while Kiss Burn, directed by Jeon Go-woon, is about a girl’s cheeky revenge against her friend’s patriarchal father. Lastly, Kim Jong-kwan’s Walking at Night shines light on a couple’s innermost feelings during their dreamlike rendezvous.
Persona is produced by Mystic Entertainment, and its founder Yoon Jong-shin, a seasoned singer-songwriter best known for his monthly creative music projects, is the Executive Producer.
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment service with 139 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
March 14, 2019 4:30pm ET by Netflix