2PM’s Junho and Lee Se Young Confirmed For New Historical Drama
12:00 PM May 28, 2021 IST
2PM’s Junho and Lee Se Young are confirmed to star in the upcoming MBC historical melodrama “The Red Sleeve Cuff”.
“The Red Sleeve Cuff” will be a record of an imperial court romance between a court lady,
who wanted to protect the life she has chosen, and an emperor, who put the nation first before love. “The Red Sleeve Cuff,”
which is based on a novel of the same name writer Kang Mi-gang. PM’s Junho will play Yi San, the grandson of the king preparing
to himself be king one day. He is stubborn, arrogant and a perfectionist. He constantly strives to become a great and wise king but
his father’s death has ;eft him traumatized. However, when he meets court lady Seong Deok Im, he starts to soften and show a romantic
side that even he did not know that he had.
Through the dramas “Just Between Lovers”, “Wok of Love”, “Confession”, and “Good Manager”,
Junho received praise for his stable acting and ability to take on any genre. “The Red Sleeve Cuff”
will be his first project since his discharge from his mandatory service in March.
Lee Se Young will be playing court lady Seong Deok Im, who wants to independently make decisions about her
life rather than be one of the King’s many women. The actress has already impressed viewers with numerous projects including
“The Crowned Clown”, “Doctor John”, “Memorist”, and “Kairos”. In her most recent project “Kairos,” Lee Se Young made a shocking
transformation with her new short hairstyle, leaving a strong impression on viewers.
Director and Screen writer
The drama is directed by Jung Ji In, who worked on “Radiant Office” and “Hold Me Tight”
and it will be written by scriptwriter Jung Hae Ri, who worked on “Ruler: Master of the
Mask”. It will be fun to watch this historical drma with amazing actors.