Hong Sister’s tvN Drama Hwayugi Adds Interesting Supporting Ladies Bora, Lee Se Young, and Lee El

A trio of very different but interesting in their own way K-actresses have signed on to upcoming tvN fantasy drama Hwayugi penned by the Hong Sisters. Former idol turned actress Bora (Yoon Bo Ra) is slated to take a supporting role, in a character not based from one in the Chinese classic Journey to the West which is the basis for Hwayugi. Lee El continues her fantasy drama streak by joining Hwayugi, her third in a row after doing Goblin and now grim reaper police drama Black. Her character will be the secretary to a top entertainment agency president, though in the drama he is also the modern day incarnation of the Bull Demon King. And lastly Lee Se Young is also in talks to join Hwayugi, going back to a supporting role in a more high profile drama after being the female lead in KBS drama The Big Hit. These three ladies will be joining Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, Oh Yeon Seo, Lee Hong Ki, and Jang Kwang, all of whom play characters based on the famous Journey to the West demons plus monk. Continue reading

Hong Sisters K-drama Hwayugi to Start Filming with Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, Oh Yeon Seo and Lee Hong Ki

Now that SBS drama While You Were Sleeping has premiered and I’m contently loving it, up next in the anticipation department is the Hong Sisters fantasy drama Hwayugi loosely based on the Chinese classic Journey to the West. All leads … Continue reading