Lee Elijah To Play Villain In New SBS Thriller
Lee Elijah will be starring in the upcoming SBS drama “Empress’s Dignity” (working title)!
On October 1, King Kong by Starship Entertainment announced, “Actress Lee Elijah will be appearing in SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama ‘Empress’s Dignity’ in the role of Min Yu Ra. She will be greeting viewers as a villain, in an acting role completely different from the characters she’s played up until now, so please show her a lot of interest and support.”
“Empress’s Dignity” is a thriller set in an alternate universe, in which a constitutional monarchy exists in 2018. The drama will tell the story of a musical actress who finds herself living out a modern-day Cinderella story and marrying the emperor. While searching for true love and happiness, she ends up fighting her way through palace life and eventually bringing down the imperial family.
Lee Elijah’s character Min Yu Ra is a trusted confidante of the emperor Lee Hyuk (to be played by Shin Sung Rok) and a high-ranking palace official. Both a skilled worker and a highly perceptive observer, she is one of the key players in the palace’s inner politics.
“Empress’s Dignity” is currently scheduled to premiere sometime in November.
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