A representative of the actor’s agency, YG Entertainment, revealed to news outlet Newsen, “Cha Seung Won is positively looking over the offer to join ‘Hwajung.'”
Similarly, SM Entertainment representing Lee Yeon Hee stated, “We are still discussing the matter.” The actress is being considered for the female lead role.
“Hwajung” is described as a historical drama with elements of melodrama and fantasy. Cha Seung Won and Lee Yeon Hee would play the two main characters of the drama.
“Hwajung” is expected to premiere next spring after the follow-up drama to “Pride and Prejudice,” “Shine or Go Crazy,” ends its run.