Actor Go Kyung Pyo is confirmed to join the cast of “Nodame Cantabile,” the Korean adaptation of the hit 2006 Japanese drama of the same name.
The handsome actor of “Flower Boy Next Door” and SNL Korea fame is said to be appearing in the highly anticipated KBS 2TV drama, “Nodame Cantabile.”
According to a statement by a broadcast insider to isPlus on August 1, “Go Kyung Pyo is cast for the role of Mine (Ryotaru) in KBS 2TV’s adaptation of Japan’s ‘Nodame Cantabile.'” Go Kyung Pyo’s side has also confirmed the actor’s participation in the drama: “There’s good news going back and forth and the casting will be finished earliest today or latest tomorrow.”
In the Japanese drama “Nodame Cantabile,” the character Mine Ryutaro is a 4th year violin student who is the son of the owner of a Chinese restaurant. Mine Ryutaro perceives his violin technique as “deeply personal” but to many others, he is deemed as a “sloppy violinist.”
Go Kyung Pyo will be joining actors Shim Eun Kyung (Megume Noda), Joo Won (Shinichi Chiaki) and Baek Yoon Shik (Maestro Franz von Stresemann) in “Nodame Cantabile.” The drama is slated to air on October after the drama “Discover of Romance” which follows “Trot Lovers.”