Actress Lim Ji Yeon who recently shone in her villain role in The Glory Korean drama, has her schedule fully booked this year! After having 2 exciting back-to-back projects, Lim Ji Yeon will reportedly be taking her first sageuk lead role in a new drama, Tale of Mrs Ok. So, what is the drama about, and what character will she play this time? Continue reading the following report for a complete update on Lim Ji Yeon’s new drama.
THE GLORY Actress Lim Ji Yeon to Take First Sageuk Lead Role in New Drama
The Glory actress Lim Ji Yeon is busy and fully booked this year!
Following her ongoing project with the 2nd Tae-Hye-Ji star, Kim Tae Hee, and her upcoming drama with Park Hae Jin, actress Lim Ji Yeon will reportedly be taking her first leading role in a sageuk drama.
Star News exclusive report stated on May 17 that The Glory actress Lim Ji Yeon had been selected as the female lead for a new historical drama, Tale of Mrs Ok. If she agrees to take the role, this new JTBC drama will be the first historical drama in which Lim Ji Yeon becomes the main character.
What is Lim Ji Yeon New Drama About?
According to the report, Tale of Mrs Ok new drama tells the story of a female character who fakes her entire life and continues living under a new assumed identity. It tells the fierce survival story of a female slave and her desperate effort to survive and live in the Joseon era.
The Glory actress Lim Ji Yeon will take on the role of Gu Deok Yi, a woman born in the Joseon era to slave parents. Due to a problem with the mistress whom she had been serving, Gu Deok Yi runs away from the mistress.
One day, the mistress suddenly dies. And that’s how Gu Deok Yi sees a chance to live a better life. Gu Deok Yi decides to abandon her old life. She then fakes everything: her name, story, and even her husband, to live a new life assuming the mistress’ identity.
Another Powerful Story after THE GLORY
Actress Lim Ji Yeon has dominated the Kdrama industry after her villain role in The Glory. She then surprised everyone with her confirmed dating news with co-star Lee Do Hyun, creating a massive astonishment with her life story and accomplishment.
If she decides to take on the role in Tales of Mrs Ok, Lim Ji Yeon will shine brighter in another powerful storyline. Moreover, Tales of Mrs Ok drama will be another challenging project where Lim Ji Yeon must perform a slave-turned-fake-mistress character in the Joseon era.
So, did she accept the role?
Lim Ji Yeon’s Artist Company agency stated to Newsen on May 17 that Tales of Mrs Ok drama was simply one of the many projects offered to the actress. Therefore, Lim Ji Yeon has yet to decide whether she will truly appear in the new drama.
“’Tales of Mrs Ok’ is one of the projects actress Lim Ji Yeon is reviewing.”Artist Company.
But what do you think about this potential character? Will Lim Ji Yeon fit the character Gu Deok Yi and her thrilling life story? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments. And stay updated with recent news from Korean entertainment on Kpoppost’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram channel.
In the meantime, here’s Lim Ji Yeon’s previous historical drama performance in The Royal Gambler with Yeo Jin Goo.
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