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Park Min-young takes up Lee Min-ho drama

최종수정 2011.02.21 13:23 기사입력 2011.02.21 13:23


Actress Park Min-young [King Kong Entertainment]

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.
"City Hunter" is originally a Japanese manga series by Tsukasa Hojo starring a detective named Ryo Saeba and set in Tokyo during the latter half of the 1980s.

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.

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