Ryoo Seung-bum (left) and Lee Yo-won (right) [10Asia]
Top Korean actor Ryoo Seung-bum and actress Lee Yo-won have been tapped as the leads in an upcoming movie, according to the film's distributor CJ Entertainment.
CJ announced in a press release on Friday that Ryoo will take on the role of a genius mathematics professor named Seok-go and Lee will play the leading lady named Hwa-seon in the film "Perfect Love" (translated titled).
"Perfect Love," helmed by Bang Eun-jin, is set to crank in at the end of this month and scheduled to open nationwide next year.
Ryoo, who made his debut in 2000 through the movie "Die Bad," is known for playing a wide variety of characters. He has since starred in "Arahan Jangpung Daejakjeon," (2004) "Crying Fist," (2005) "The Beast and the Beauty," (2005) "The Unjust" (2010) and "Suicide Forecast" (2011).
Lee made her debut with a role in the movie "Scent of a Man" in 1998 and has since appeared in a number of dramas and films. She became a household name after starring in the MBC historical series "Queen Seon-deok" in 2009 and recently starred in SBS drama "49 Days."
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