The script reading session for the new MBC Friday-Saturday drama “Lovers” has been revealed.
The MBC drama “Lover,” which is scheduled to air in 2023, is a drama about the love story of a couple during the changes around the second Manchu invasion of Korea in the Joseon dynasty and the story of the civilians who kept hope in the hardship of poverty.
Writer Hwang Jin Young, who wrote the historical drama such as “The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang,” and “The Rebel,” and director Kim Sung Yong, who proved his powerful directing skills through “The Veil,” will be working together.
On June 28, the script reading pictures for the drama were unveiled. The director, screenwriter as well as the main cast members Namgoong Min, Ahn Eun, Lee Hak Joo, Lee Da In and more attended the event and shone in their respective roles.
First of all, Namgoong Min plays the role of Lee Jang Hyun, a mysterious man who suddenly appeared in Neunggun-ri high society one day. Lee Jang Hyun is a complex character who carries a dark motive that he can’t reveal to anyone under his natural playfulness. Since Jang Hyun has never loved anything, he didn’t give his sincerity to anyone or anything before, until he comes across a woman who opens the door to an unexpected fate.
Ahn Eun Jin will take on the role of Yoo Gil Chae, a child of a foster family who grew up receiving a lot of love. She thinks the world revolves around her world, and that she can receive the love of any man in the world without any doubts, so she was a proud person, but gradually matured as she comes to sincerely hold affection for a man after going through the stages of the war.
Lee Hak Joo plays Nam Yeon-jun, a promising scholar studying mathematics at Sungkyunkwan. Nam Yeon-jun is a steadfast and upright character.
Lee Da In plays Gyeong Eun-ae, who is both Nam Yeon-jun’s fiancée and Yoo Gil-chae’s closest friend. Gyeong Eun-ae is a wise and compassionate woman who possesses a different strength and charm from Yoo Gil-chae.
Throughout the script reading, the actors immersed themselves in their respective characters, creating a passionate atmosphere on set without showing signs of fatigue.
“Lovers” will premiere on August 4th at 9:50 PM.