Jo Hyun Jae Cast as the Leading Man in the Period C/TW-drama Rouge Hegemon

Buh? My newsfeed is usually brimming with rumors, gossip, and confirmations that rarely does any casting catch me off guard only after it’s been verified. And especially about my handsome Jo Hyun Jae, no less. Well, newly minted fans of Jo Hyun Jae after watching him as the perfect white knight Han Kang in 49 Days, wait no longer because he’s coming back to dramas!

Too bad it’s not a K-drama (if you live in Korea), and lucky for his C-fans, he’ll be in China for the next few month as he’s just been cast as the leading man in the China-Taiwan collaboration period drama 胭脂霸王 (which I shall tentatively call Rouge Hegemon, the literal translation of the title). Continue reading