More cast members are being confirmed for tvN’s upcoming weekend drama called “Hwayugi,” written by the Hong sisters. The latest to to join the cast are former SISTAR member Bora and actress Kim Ji Soo.
“Hwayugi” is a romantic fantasy drama based off an ancient novel about finding the light in a dark world. The story will revolve around a decadent hooligan and rebellious monster named Son Oh Gong and a charming celebrity and pretentious monster named Woo Ma Wang.
In the drama, Bora will be playing top star Alice, who somehow ends up as living as the Dragon King’s son Okryong. She is also the top celebrity of Woo Ma Wang’s entertainment agency Lucifer.
Kim Ji Soo will be making a short but powerful appearance as Woo Ma Wang’s first love. A source from the drama stated, “[The drama] has become more confident with Kim Ji Soo’s addition. She will be a treat for viewers to watch, with her meticulous, detailed acting.”
As of now, Cha Seung Won has been confirmed as Woo Ma Wang, while Lee Seung Gi is in talks to play the role of Son Oh Gong. Oh Yeon Seo has been confirmed to play Ji Sun Mi, and FTISLAND’s Lee Hong Ki will take the role of a pig monster. Rapper ONE and Lee Se Young have also been recently confirmed to play the grandson of a peddler and a zombie woman named Ah Sa Nyeo, respectively.
“Hwayugi” is set to air in mid-December.