Actor Lee Dong Wook and Actress Lee Si Young are cast in KBS’s drama, Wild Romance.
Lee Dong Wook will play the lead role of Park Mu Yeol and Lee Si Young will play the role of female bodyguard Yoo Eun Jae, who is a former judo player. The drama will air next January, 2012.
Lee Dong Wook previously generated “director of a company syndrome” in the drama, Scent of a Woman.Lee Si Young was highly praised for performing action scenes in Poseidon. Meeting of the two in Wild Romance is drawing lots of attention.
Lee Dong Wook’s role, Park Mu Yeol is a baseball player for Red Dreamers which won 2010 Professional Baseball Championship. Park is a handsome guy, but he has violent, hot-tempered and reckless personality. However, he has a scar left by a past lover. The ill-fated relationship coincidentally places Park to receive protection from Yoo Eun Jae, the heroine who is as violent as him. Even though he constantly quarrels with her, his heart falls for her before he knew.
Lee Dong Wook, who previously played a guy who kept his ardent love in Scent of a Woman, will play the role of a baseball player, Park Mu Yeol, giving off his another charm.
Lee Si Young will play the role of Yoo Eun Jae, a former judo player. She is a private bodyguard with an expertise in many forms of martial arts and has an easy-going, hot-tempered personality. She will be falling in love with Park, guarding him. Lee Si Young, an actual amateur boxer, is expected to display fancy actions and to perform detailed emotional scenes.
An official from GnG Production said, “Lee Dong Wook has a perfect body to act as a baseball player. And his soft personality matches the character of Park Mu Yeol well. Lee Si Young is the certified female-action warrior. She always does her best. Her honest and easy-going personalty matches the character of Yoo Eun Jae very well. That’s why we chose Lee Dong Wook and Lee Si Young for the drama.”
Wild Romance is a romantic comedy. People will enjoy the bitter-sweet story of a baseball player and his bodyguard falling in love. Wild Romance was written by Park Yeon Seon, who prevously wrote Age of Love, and produced by Bae Kyung Soo, who previously produced Notorious Seven Princess and A woman of the Sun.