TVING’s highly anticipated new historical Korean drama “Queen Woo” (working title) has announced its final cast lineup, including Ji Chang Wook, Jeon Jong Seo, and more.
“Queen Woo” Historical Drama Cast Lineup: Ji Chang Wook, Jeon Jong Seo, and More
This upcoming TVING original series, directed by Jeong Se Gyo and written by Lee Byung Hak, is set in the historical backdrop of Korea. “Queen Woo” is an action-packed sageuk that revolves around the life of Queen Woo. After the sudden death of the King, she becomes the target of five tribes and ambitious princes vying for power. The story follows Queen Woo as she races against time to find a new king within 24 hours.
The final cast lineup of “Queen Woo” has been revealed and is truly star-studded. Joining the previously confirmed Jeon Jong Seo (Money Heist) are talented actors Ji Chang Wook, Kim Moo Yeol, Lee Soo Hyuk, Jung Yoo Mi, and Park Ji Hwan, creating a powerhouse ensemble.
“Queen Woo” Cast Members and Roles
Jeon Jong Seo
Taking on the titular role is Jeon Jong Seo, known for her immersive acting as Tokyo in “Money Heist.” She will portray Queen Woo Hee, a Goguryeo queen born into a low-status family. She has remarkable beauty and intelligence. Queen Woo Hee is fiercely loyal to her husband, King Go Nam Moo. He is her only source of support in the desolate palace. However, her husband faces a dreadful crisis that jeopardizes her authority and her family’s influence.
Ji Chang Wook
Ji Chang Wook portrays Woo Hee’s husband, King Gogukcheon of Goguryeo. King Go Nam Moo is a respected ruler known for his dignity and benevolence. His strategic brilliance led an army of 5,000 soldiers to victory against a formidable force of 30,000 from the Han Dynasty. However, his sudden death plunges the palace into unprecedented turmoil.
Kim Moo Yeol
Kim Moo Yeol from “Juvenile Justice” will grace the screen as Eul Pa So. He is the King’s trusted right-hand man and prime minister of Goguryeo. Eul Pa So is a self-made individual who climbed the social ladder from a humble background. However, he finds himself torn between loyalty to the King and his own thirst for power. His inner conflict adds intrigue to his character.
Lee Soo Hyuk
Lee Soo Hyuk, renowned for his role in “Tomorrow,” takes on the character of crown prince Go Bal Ki, one of the three most eligible princes in Goguryeo. However, his presence wreaks havoc as he becomes a contender for the throne’s succession. Lee Soo Hyuk’s portrayal of Go Bal Ki, brimming with intense greed beneath his cold exterior, captivates attention.
Jung Yoo Mi
Jung Yoo Mi portrays Woo Hee’s sister, Woo Soon. She is known for her mesmerizing beauty and has captivated the North, a region renowned for producing queens for generations. However, due to a single moment’s choice, she loses the chance to claim the title of Queen to her younger sister. Determined to reclaim her destiny as a queen, she becomes a loyal lady-in-waiting to Woo Hee.
Park Ji Hwan
Park Ji Hwan, known for his role in “Our Blues,” portrays the character of Moo Gol in “Queen Woo.” Moo Gol is the leader of the royal guard, known as Wang Dang, directly serving the King. Fearless and skilled in handling any weapon, his character promises to elevate the excitement with spectacular action scenes.
Ji Chang Wook and Jeon Jong Seo’s First Collaboration in Historical Drama
“Queen Woo” Korean drama holds great significance for Jeon Jong Seo. It marks her first venture into the historical series. Fans and viewers are eagerly await her transformative performance as she tackles this challenging role in the captivating series.
Moreover, the upcoming historical drama will also mark Ji Chang Wook’s return to the historical genre. His last performance in historical drama was in “Empress Ki” in 2013. K-drama enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating the epic collaboration between Ji Chang Wook and Jeon Jong Seo in “Queen Woo.” They are excited to see the actors’ dynamic and captivating performances.
In conclusion, with such a talented cast and a compelling narrative, the excitement surrounding “Queen Woo” adds to the anticipation for this remarkable series.
Filming for “Queen Woo” is scheduled to begin in the second half of the year, with an expected release date in early 2024. In addition, it will be available exclusively on TVING. For the exact date, we will inform you as soon as it’s announced!
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