Actress Park Min-young [King Kong Entertainment]
Actress Park Min-young has been cast as the female lead of upcoming SBS TV series "City Hunter" opposite actor Lee Min-ho.
A press release by the show's producer SSD said Monday that Park, 24, will play the role of judo athlete-turned-bodyguard Kim Nana working at Korea's presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae.
She will fall in love with MIT doctorate degree holder Lee Yoon-sung (Lee Min-ho) who also works at Cheong Wa Dae.
This will not be Park's first time to work with Lee of "Boys Over Flowers" fame -- they both appeared in KBS TV series "I Am Sam" in 2007.
Producer Jin Hyuk of hit dramas "Brilliant Legacy" and "Princess Prosecutor" and writer Hwang Eun-kyung of "The President" will collaborate to create "City Hunter" set to premiere on May 25.
Park debuted through a commercial in 2005 and has also appeared in popular sitcom “High Kick (2006)” and several dramas including “Princess Ja Myung Go (2009)."
She saw her popularity soar after starring in "SungKyunKwan Scandal," also starring JYJ member Yuchun and actors Song Joong-ki and Yoo A-in, in which she played a girl disguised as a boy.
※ Any copying, republication or redistribution of 10Asia's content is expressly prohibited without prior consent of 10Asia. Copyright infringement is subject to criminal and civil penalties.
<ⓒ10Asia All rights reserved>