A new lineup cycle for K-Dramaland is very near and this time, it will be the battle of the “goddesses.” This cycle will star Kim Hye Soo, who is returning to the small screen for the first time in a while, Kim Tae Hee, who is acting in a historical fiction drama for the first time his her debut and Shin Se Kyung, who is to show some top-notch melodrama acting.
Who will come out on top of this ratings race?
Kim Hye Soo Transforms into Jill-of-all-Trades for “The Queen of Office“
Out of the three aforementioned actresses, Kim Hye Soo will be the first to meet the audience as the pilot episode of “The Queen of Office” (or “God of the Workplace“) will air on April 1. This KBS drama will follow after “Ad Genius Lee Tae Baek” comes to an end. Kim Hye Soo will be playing the role of Ms. Kim, who is a contract employee and is incredibly skilled.
This drama is based on the 2007 Japanese drama, “Haken’s Dignity” or “Pride of the Temp.” It’s a story about a woman who is good at everything she does.
This will be Kim Hye Soo’s return to the small screen in two years and four months since the 2010 MBC drama, “Home Sweet Home.” Thus, the public is highly anticipating Kim Hye Soo’s experienced and skillful acting.
It has already been reported that Kim Hye Soo showed off some surprising skills such as drilling and salsa dancing, which is said to have awed the production staff.
Kim Tae Hee’s First Sageuk Drama “Jang Ok Jung” in 13 Years Since Debut
There are high expectations for Kim Tae Hee’s portrayal of one of the most infamous historical figures in the history of Korea, Jang Hee Bin. This SBS drama will air on April 8 and will be Kim Tae Hee’s first step into the sageuk, or historical fiction drama field since her debut 13 years ago.
The public is garnering interest in Kim Tae Hee’s upcoming drama since she will have to show some fierce acting in order to represent one of Korea’s most notorious historical figures.
Although Jang Hee Bin has been played many times in the past by other actresses, Kim Tae Hee is determined to show a new side of this character.
During the press conference for “Jang Ok Jung,” Kim Tae Hee mentioned, “This time, Jang Hee Bin’s character is completely different from the evil and savage character that other actresses have acted out,” and “I will try to show a more humane and genuine side of Jang Hee Bin during this drama.”
Shin Se Kyung to Show Heartfelt Melo Acting in “When A Man’s In Love“
Shin Se Kyung, who has usually shown bright and cheerful images through her characters, will go for a darker and more melodramatic role this time. She will play Seo Mi Do for the MBC drama “When A Man’s In Love,” which airs on April 3.
“When A Man’s In Love” is written by Kim In Young, who has worked on some heavy dramas in the past such as “Equator Man” and “Women of the Sun.”
Shin Se Kyung will be part of a love triangle along with Song Seung Hun and Yeon Woo Jin and the audience is excited to see how she will handle her role in the drama.
Soompiers, which drama will you be tuning into in April?