3/14/08 – Chae Rim is selected to lead the Monday-Tuesday drama "Powerful Opponents (강적들)" scheduled to be aired by KBS2 on 4/14, following the final episode of "Single Papa is Falling in Love (싱글파파는 열애중)".
This drama portrays the job of bodyguards working in the Presidential residence Chungwadae (청와대) as well as the love stories related to them. Chae Rim plays the role Cha Young Jin (차영진) who is the first female bodyguard serving in Chungwadae.
Actors Lee Jin Wook (이진욱) and Lee Jong Hyuk (이종혁) collaborate with CR in this drama. Lee Jin Wook plays the President’s son Kang Soo Ho (강수호). Lee Jong Hyuk plays the role Ryu Guan Bil (류관필) who works with Young Jin as bodyguards to protect Soo Ho. These three people form triangle relationships. Comedian Go Myung Hwan (고명환) will also perform in this drama in which he plays the role Byung Wook (병욱) who has one-way love towards Young Jin.
Moreover, the supporting cast includes Lee Duk Hwa (이덕화) playing the President Kang Min Gook (강민국), Lee Kyung Jin (이경진) playing the First Lady, and Im Hyun Shik (임현식) playing Young Jin’s grandfather.
The filming will start on 3/15 at the gymnasium of Seoul National University. This drama will be aired at the same time slot as that of "Lee San (MBC)" and "I Love You (SBS)".
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