Fans of Korean dramas will soon witness one of the most unexpected pairings in KBS’s upcoming new project. Two of South Korea’s prominent actors, Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo, are set to grace your screen in the new Korean drama, “Beauty and the Devoted.” What’s more exciting is that this new KBS series will demonstrate a blooming love that happens on set while filming. So, what happens between the characters in the story? And what kind of roles will Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo portray this time? Join us in a complete discussion about KBS new Korean drama, “Beauty and the Devoted,” below.
Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo to Star in KBS New Korean Drama
Kdrama fans, prepare yourself for the most unexpected pairings in the Korean drama universe, for actors Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo will be starring in the new KBS series together.
On February 1, Korean media outlet TenAsia confirmed that KBS new Korean drama, “Beauty and the Devoted,” had announced its main cast. Actors Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo are now the official main cast of this upcoming KBS weekend drama.
And yet, what’s intriguing is that this new project will be a little bit different from KBS’ existing weekend series. That is because the story will revolve around South Korea’s entertainment world between a top actress and a rookie producer.
Not only that, but this new Korean drama will also be a reunion project between actor Ji Hyun Woo and writer Kim Sa Kyung. Previously, the two collaborated in “Young Lady and Gentleman.” This role brought Ji Hyun Woo to win the grand prize at the KBS Drama Awards 2021.
Meanwhile, director Hong Seok Goo will be the one helming the whole crew.
“Beauty and the Devoted” Storyline and Characters
So, what is this new Korean drama about, and what characters will Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo play this time?
According to TenAsia, “Beauty and the Devoted” is a gripping tale of love and resilience. It follows the story of an acclaimed actress whose life takes a dramatic turn for the worse, plunging from the heights of fame to the depths of hardship overnight.
Amid her struggles, she finds an unlikely ally in a novice drama producer. His dedication and affection became her lifeline, helping her to rebuild her life and career. This story weaves a compelling portrait of recovery and the strength of companionship, promising viewers an emotionally rich and inspiring journey.
Im Soo Hyang as Top Actress Park Do Ra
In the series, Im Soo Hyang steps into the shoes of Park Do Ra, a leading actress whose journey to stardom has been anything but easy. She had steered through the ups and downs of the acting world from a young age by her mother.
For 15 years, Park Do Ra has been the primary provider for her family, working tirelessly under the heavy expectations of being a constant source of income. This relentless push takes its toll, leaving her weary until she crosses paths with Go Pil Seung, portrayed by Ji Hyun-woo.
As the drama’s youngest assistant director, Pil Seung’s fresh perspective and unexpected involvement in her life bring about unforeseen challenges and changes.
Ji Hyun Woo as Rookie Producer Go Pil Seung
Meanwhile, Ju Hyun Woo will portray the character Go Pil Seung. He is a driven and vibrant new talent in the drama production scene, brimming with the ambition to make his mark. Known for his practical approach and flexibility, Pil Seung navigates the industry with a mix of hard work and strategic charm.
Although love hasn’t been his main quest, his encounter with Park Do Ra on set spins both their worlds into a whirlwind of dramatic and emotional upheaval. They both set the stage for a story filled with twists and turns and the discovery of mutual support and resilience.
Finally, what kind of collaboration will Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo demonstrate in the new Korean drama? Do you think these two actors will showcase outstanding chemistry? Or would they perform just enough for a mediocre couple? Please share your thoughts in the comments as we wait for the drama to broadcast in March this year.
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