Actor Jung Gyu-woon has been cast in a new KBS drama co-starring actress Sung Yu-ri.
Jung will appear as the young heir to a conglomerate family opposite actress Sung Yu-ri who play charming housekeeper No Soon-keum, who serves him, confirmed Jung's agency N.O.A. Entertainment and related TV crew officials on Tuesday.
Scenarist Seo Sook-hyang, who wrote MBC's romantic comedy "Pasta" (2010), will depict into the life and love of housekeepers who work for rich families
The new drama tentatively titled "Sikmo-deul," translated into "Nannies," will go on air starting May 11, right after "The Thorn Birds" ends its run in the Wednesdays and Thursdays primetime slot.
Jung debuted in 2004 with mobile drama "Five Stars" and also appeared in many popular dramas including "Hello My Teacher (SBS, 2005), "Women of the Sun (KBS, 2008), "Hateful But Once Again (KBS, 2009) and "Dr. Champ (SBS, 2010)".
His 2009 starrer "Love You Thousand Times" (SBS) which he starred in actress Lee Soo-kyung about a girl, who volunteers to become a surrogate mother, became the first Korean drama to be sold to Bulgaria early this year.
Jung's most recent role was inspector Choi Yi-han at SBS medical drama "Sign" (2011) also starring Park Shin-yang, Kim A-joong and Uhm Ji-won.
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