tvN’s upcoming historical drama has confirmed its star-studded lineup!
tvN’s new drama “Shuroop” which is the historical term for “Umberlla” will premiere in October. The drama has completed the casting lineup and unveiled photos of its script reading.
The drama stars Kim Hye Soo, Kim Hae Sook, Choi Won Young, Kim Eui Sung, Moon Sang Min, SF9’s Chani, Ok Ja Yeon, Kim Ga Eun, Yoo Seon Ho, Yoon Sang Hyun, Kim Min Ki, and more.
“Umbrella” s a drama depicting the turbulent royal struggles of the Middle Ages, which are engaged in a fierce royal education war for troublemakers. The special royal education of the Joseon 1% royal family and the passion of royal mothers for educating their children will be expressed, and the story of empathy will be told.
First of all, the role of queen Im Hwa Ryung, the main character of the Battle of the Palace, is played by Kim Hye Soo. Im Hwa Ryung is the royal queen of Joseon, with a great king as her husband and a bunch of princes as her children. As she took care of princes every day, she got detached from happiness a long time ago, she is well-known as the most-quick-witted person in the palace. Expectations are high for Kim Hye Soo’s transformation.
Kim Hae Sook, an actress who does not need words to describe, will play the role of Queen dowager, the mother-in-law of queen Im Hwa Ryung. Queen dowager is a living legend of among concubines and female officials, who managed to make her son, who was born out of wedlock become a great king. She showers her son with love but would not even spare half of the love to her grandchildren.
Choi Won Young will portray the role of king Lee Ho, the husband of queen Im Hwa Ryung and the proud son of the queen dowager. king Lee Ho was the leader of the people in the era of peace and prosperity. As the son of a concubine, he became a king and has a complex about legitimacy, but he is a man who strives and tries harder to be a great king.
Kim Eui Sung will play Hwang Won Hyung, Ok Ja Yeon will play Hwang Gwi In and Kim Ga Eun is playing Tae So Yong. The princes will be played by Moon Sang Min (Sung Nam), Chani (Eui Sung), Yoo Seon Ho (Gye Sung), Yoon Sang Hyun (Mu Ahn), and Kim Min Ki (Bo Gum).
The main cast gathered for the drama’s first script reading recently, photos can be seen below!
Moon Sang Min, Chani, Yoo Seon Ho, Yoon Sang Hyun, and Kim Min Ki who will play the princes of the Palace, showed off their different personalities.
“Umbrella” production team said, “Even though it’s our first time working together, the teamwork seemed to have been in harmony for a long time. As actors from various generations gathered, we will put every effort to prepare until the day we meet with viewers.”
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tvN’s new drama “Umbrella” will premiere in October