ZE:A‘s Siwan and Girls’ Generation‘s Yoona have been confirmed to star in an upcoming drama! The drama, tentatively titled “The King is in Love”, has been described as a fusion sageuk and a passionate melodrama.
Siwan will act as crown prince Won who is ambitious and has a desire to conquer. He will face a royal contender named Rin who has yet to be cast. Yoona will act as San who is loved by both men. A tragic romance involving love and ambition is set to ensue.
With Goryeo Dynasty as the backdrop, Won and Rin are childhood friends who have a brotherly bond but it’s at stake due to their mutual love for San. In addition, Won struggles with his aspirations to become an excellent monarch and conquest. Meanwhile, his friend Rin battles his feelings regarding love and friendship. San is a femme fatale that leads the two men to dissolution.
This will be Siwan’s drama comeback since his breakout role in tvN’s “Incomplete Life” nearly three years ago. He has since acted in several movies. Yoona is currently acting in “K2.”
“The King Is in Love” is currently in talks with MBC. The drama will be 100 percent pre-produced and will start filming in November.
Are you excited for this drama?