Suho from EXO is set to captivate viewers in the upcoming historical rom-com drama “The Crown Prince Has Disappeared,” alongside actress Hong Ye Ji. Please continue reading for all the latest updates!
EXO Suho Takes His First Leading Role in the Highly-Anticipated New Historical Rom-Com Drama with Hong Ye Ji
On January 3, OSEN reported that after reviewing the offer for the historical drama, the idol actor finally confirmed his acceptance of the upcoming project. Suho will debut as the lead in a historical Korean drama titled “The Crown Prince Has Disappeared” (working title). He will portray the character of Prince Lee Geon.
Previously, Suho has showcased his versatility by starring in a variety of genres, including romance-comedy and action historical fantasy dramas. Due to his captivating performance, Suho received high acclaim from the Kdrama audience for his previous project, “Behind Your Touch,” on JTBC. In the mystery rom-com drama, he shared the screen with renowned actors such as Han Ji Min and Lee Min Ki.
Historical Rom-Com Drama “The Crown Prince Has Disappeared”
“The Crown Prince Has Disappeared” is a historical drama that artfully blends romance, comedy, and history. Set in the Joseon era, the story revolves around Prince Lee Geon, who disguises himself as a woman and unexpectedly finds love.
Moreover, Suho will share the frame with idol actress Hong Ye Ji in the upcoming historical rom-com drama. She is currently starring in the historical drama “Love Song for Illusions,” alongside Park Ji Hoon.
In the upcoming drama, the actress will portray Choi Myung Yoon, a talented woman skilled in horseback riding and medicine. Additionally, it has been reported that Kim Min Kyu is in talks to play Prince Dosung, the eldest son of King Hae Jong’s second wife.
The drama’s storyline will explore a complex love triangle involving Prince Dosung, Prince Lee Geon, and Choi Myung Yoon. Moreover, actresses Myung Se Bin and Yoo Se Rye have also confirmed their participation in this highly anticipated production.
Renowned Director Kim Jin Man of hit Kdrama “Kill Me, Heal Me” will take the megaphone. Moreover, he will collaborate with talented writers Kim Ji Soo and Park Cheol. Both writers are known for their work on the historical drama “Bossam – Steal the Fate.”
The Transformation of Actor Suho
The leader of the Kpop group EXO has consistently engaged with audiences through various projects. Last year, he delivered standout performances in musicals such as “Mozart.” Moreover, Suho took part in popular dramas like JTBC’s “Behind Your Touch” and tvN’s “Arthdal Chronicles.”
In “Behind Your Touch,” Suho plays the character of Kim Sun Woo, a charismatic part-time convenience store worker. His calm and mysterious role had successfully added a layer of intrigue to the series’ suspenseful plotline. With its exciting plot and popularity, the drama became one of the best Korean rom-com dramas of 2023 on Netflix.
Recognitions and Expectations
In recognition of his talent, Suho received two awards at the prestigious 2023 Asia Artist Awards. He took home : the Emotional Acting Award and the Best Acting Performance Award. These accolades underscore his remarkable abilities as an actor.
After a successful year in 2023, Suho is now preparing for an equally fruitful year in 2024. His first leading role in “The Crown Prince Has Disappeared” is set to solidify his position as a versatile and accomplished performer. Kdrama enthusiasts eagerly anticipate his captivating performance once again.
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