Star-studded cast of tvN drama revealedActors Song Joong-ki, Kim Ji-won, Jang Dong-gun and Kim Ok-vin will star in an upcoming tvN fantasy period drama, the title of which translates to “The Chronicles of Aseudal,” according to a source from the network on Thursday.
According to Ilgan Sports, an affiliate of the Korea JoongAng Daily, the four actors had their first meeting with the director and the writers yesterday afternoon.
The drama will follow Song’s character, a nomad with a prophecy, who conquers the Aseudal Empire.
Kim Ji-won will play Song’s love interest, the first crown princess of the Aseudal Empire, who later becomes the empire’s first female politician.
Jang will play one of the main supporting roles, a man known as a hero among the Saenyeok Tribe, and Kim Ok-vin will play the last surviving Noeantal, a race different from humans.
In the director’s seat is Kim Won-seok, who directed the tvN series “Misaeng,” “Signal” and “My Mister,” and the script will be written by Kim Young-hyun and Park Sang-yeon, who worked together on MBC’s “Queen Seonduk” and SBS’ “Deep Rooted Tree.”
The drama is a big-scale project that will cost hundreds of millions of won and it is expected to air in the first half of next year.
By Sung Ji-eun