The actors Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won have been cast in the upcoming drama Queen of Tears. On December 5, the production company Studio Dragon officially announced the production of Queen of Tears, stating:
“Writer Park Ji-new eun’s drama Queen of Tears has been confirmed to be produced.”
Park Ji-eun, the screenwriter behind the hit dramas My Lover From the Star and The Producers, will direct the next drama Queen of Tears. Jang Young-woo, who previously worked with Park Ji-eun on the 2019 Netflix blockbuster Crash Landing On You, will direct the series. The new drama follows a married couple who face a series of challenges to protect what is theirs. The married partners are played by actors Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won.
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The character of Kim Soo-hyun Yongduri’s pride is Baek Hyun-woo.
Kim Soo-hyun will play Baek Hyun-woo, a beloved man in Yongduri city. Baek Hyun-woo, also known as the “pride of the city”, is the legal director of the Queens Group, a conglomerate. While Kim Soo-hyun plays the legal director of the Queens Group, actress Kim Ji-won plays the conglomerate heiress. Kim Ji-won plays the Queen of the Queens Group, Hong Hae-in. She has earned the nickname “arrogant queen” from the Group’s department stores.
The story follows married couple Baek Hyun-woo and Hong Hae – exciting in’s and funny love journey. To survive and secure their foundation, the pair will have to overcome a number of challenges. Kim Soo-hyun will also be working on the upcoming romantic drama Queen of Tears with author Park Ji-eun. He previously worked with the writers of My Love From the Star and The Producers.
He is one of South Korea’s highest paid actors and has starred in several successful dramas such as My Love From the Star and It’s Okay to Not Be Okay among many others. He even appeared in Park Ji drama eun’s Crash Landing on You as a cameo. Kim Soo-hyun recently appeared in the Coupang series One Ordinary Day, an adaptation of the British television series Criminal Justice. Kim Ji-won, on the other hand, is one of Korea’s most sought-after actresses. She has appeared in many popular plays including Arthdal Chronicles, Fight For My Way and many more.
Fans are looking forward to seeing “The King and Queen of Queen’s conglomerate group” on screen.
K-drama fans are ecstatic about the pairing of the leads in the next K-drama Queen of Tears and can’t wait to see them on screen. Kim Soo-Hyun has been trending on Twitter since the casting announcement was confirmed. Kim Ji’s won followers are thrilled that she would play the haughty queen in the next drama. They are looking forward to a mash-up of her previous characters Choi Ae-ra and Rachel from Fight For My Way and The Heirs from Queen of Tears.
The next rom-com drama Queen of Tears is expected to begin production in the first half of 2023 and release in the second half of the year, according to reports.