Rising Young Actress Ahn Ji Hyun Confirmed as Kim Hyun Joong’s Female Lead in K-drama When Time Stopped

Those worried that a favorite K-actress will sign on to be disgraced but angling for a comeback idol-actor Kim Hyun Joong‘s next leading lady can breath a sigh of relief. The female lead has been cast for his upcoming KBS W cable network drama When Time Stopped and honestly the name didn’t ring a bell at all until I saw some pictures. Rising actress Ahn Ji Hyun will be Kim Hyun Joong’s leading lady in a drama where he plays a time-traveler and she’s a present day girl with plenty of real estate holdings and her life turned upside down when she encounters him. Ahn Ji Hyun is familiar to me thanks to having a small but she did well enough part in Goblin playing female lead Kim Go Eun‘s high school classmate. She’s only playing supporting roles so if this is her first big break to leading lady status I can’t fault her for accepting. Good luck and hopefully this drama just turns into an aside project to satisfy Kim Hyun Joong fans and isn’t terribly offensive to watch. Continue reading