SBS reveals JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong is likely to star in new drama “Last Secretary”
After many reports that JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong will be starring in a drama in the latter half of 2011, a representative of SBS has stepped forward to reveal that Kim Jaejoong has is likely to be cast in their new drama, “Last Secretary”.
If casted, Kim Jaejoong will play a chic and charismatic man in his 30s named Cha Muheon. As a powerful yet gentle man who is active in the financial world, Cha Muheon is a person who can read people’s mind and is nicknamed “Prince”. It has also been revealed that the drama will include a triangle-love story involving Muheon and his cousin, Jiheon.
After starring in the 2009 movie “Heaven’s Postman,” this will be the first time that Kim Jaejoong will be starring in a Korean drama.
As an idol-turned-actor, Jaejoong spurred interest from Japanese media last year and ranked #1 in the “Sports Nikkan Drama Grand Prix” for the “Best Supporting Actor” category for his role in his debut drama, “Sunao ni Narenakute.”
Fellow member Park Yoochun already has multiple accomplishments under his belt, as he starred in last year’s hit drama “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” and is currently starring in “Miss Ripley,” while Kim Junsu has become a hot star with his musicals “Mozart” and “Tears of Heaven.”
Regarding Kim Jaejoong’s role in the drama, representatives stated, “It looks promising, but has not been confirmed.”
“Last Secretary” is a romantic comedy which revolves around a female heroine’s love story with an office superior after her employment at a large conglomerate. The drama is scheduled to begin airing in August after “City Hunter” and may star actresses Choi Kanghee and Lee Heejin.