Top Reasons to Look Forward to Rowoon’s Next SF9 & Park Eun Bin Historical Drama “The King’s Affection”
Based on manhwa (Korean comic) of the same name, “The King’s Affection” will tell the story of a pair of royal twins, a male and a female. Although the sister is initially ditched to be a woman, she later disguises herself as a man to become the crown prince upon her brother’s death. Park Eun Bin will play the role of Lee Hwi, the shockingly secret crown prince in the drama, while Rowoon will play the male lead role Jung Ji Woon, who is Lee Hwi’s teacher.
Since the past, KBS has continued to release blockbuster historical dramas, including “the Sungkyunkwan scandal, “Love in the moonlight,” and “Nokdu’s tale. “The lineup for the first half of 2021 also included the refreshing story of ‘Royal Secret Agent’ and”River where the moon rises», Which has succeeded in bringing folklore to life. In the second half of 2021, “The King’s Affection” is expected to captivate viewers with its remarkable love story.
The upcoming drama will also be the debut historical drama of director Song Hyun Wook, who has directed many well-known romance projects, including “Beauty inside, “Another Oh Hae Young,” and “Marriage, no dating. The director is an expert on the romance genre, subtly describing couples’ emotions in detail while taking care to capture the eye-catching tales of the other characters surrounding the lead roles.
Another interesting point in the drama is the subject of a female crown prince. The original webtoon started from the idea of what would happen if there was a woman from the Joseon Dynasty who ascended the throne and became king but had to disappear from history because she was a woman. The drama centers on the romance that blossoms as a fierce battle unfolds between those who want to protect its secret and those who want to reveal the truth.
In addition, popular young actors completed the casting to make the drama even more anticipated. In addition to the two lead actors Park Eun Bin and Rowoon, the drama features star-studded lineup that includes Nam Yoon Su, VICTON Byungchan, Bae Yoon Kyung, DIA Jung Chaeyeon, and more.
The production team shared, “In addition to the exciting, secret, beautiful and sentimental romance of the ‘Hwi-Woon’ couple, we are confident that the various tales of the surrounding characters will captivate viewers with a magic that will make them want to watch until the end if they’ve seen it once. We hope viewers feel that magic together in the first episode, which will air soon. “
“The King’s Affection” will premiere on October 11 at 9:30 p.m. KST. Check Out A Teaser For The Drama Here!
In the meantime, watch Park Eun Bin in his historical drama “Secret door” below:
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