Actor Lee Yi Kyung, who is popular with his drama Welcome to Waikiki 1 & 2 and his movie 6/45, has been cast for a new webtoon-based drama, Marry My Husband.
Lee Yi Kyung Receives an Offer to Lead a New Webtoon-Based Drama
On February 2, Korean news outlet Star News exclusively reported that actor Lee Yi Kyung had received a new drama offer based on the webtoon, Marry My Husband. According to the actor’s agency, Sanyoung Entertainment, the actor did receive the proposal to appear in the upcoming drama. However, the actor is currently reviewing it.
If Lee Yi Kyung decides to star in the upcoming drama, Marry My Husband, it will be his second drama series this year after It’s You, Out of the Blue. It’s a romantic-comedy drama series where the actor plays alongside CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa (Sell Your Haunted House), Hong Seung Hee (Move to Heaven), Han Chae Ah (The Bridal Mask), and Park Yoo Na (True Beauty).
Webtoon-based Drama Marry My Husband
The upcoming drama project, Marry My Husband, is based on Sung So Jak’s webtoon of the same name. The story centers on a terminally ill woman who was killed by her husband. She then had a time slip ten years ago, where she took the chance to exact her vengeance. The role offered to Lee Yi Kyung is Kang Ji Won’s husband, Park Min Hwan.
Kang Ji Won is terminally ill due to cancer. Her husband (Park Min Hwan) killed her when she caught him and her best friend (Jung Su Min) having an affair. So after she traveled back in time ten years ago, she planned to take an act of revenge by having a relationship with her boss (Yu Ji Hyuk).
According to the report, the filming will start in the second half of this year after the casting is finalized. However, there are no further details about other actors that will be working with Lee Yi Kyung in the upcoming drama.
So, stay tuned for the updates!
Do you think actor Lee Yi Kyung fit the role? Let us know your thought in the comments below! In the meantime, watch the webtoon trailer of Marry My Husband here.
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