Update: Na In Woo Confirmed To Lead New Fantasy Romance Drama By “River Where The Moon Rises” Director
Updated May 6 KST:
Na In Woo is confirmed to star in the upcoming drama “The Jinx’s Lover” (literal title)!
“The Jinx’s Lover” is a fantasy romance drama that follows what happens when a poor, unlucky man meets the goddess of fortune that was hidden away by a chaebol family.
He will be playing Gong Soo Kwang (Gong Myung Sung), a man who sells fish at Seodong Market and has a special jinx. Once a man well on his way to success, he lost everything after meeting Seul Bi seven years ago and began a completely different life. In his own style, Na In Woo will be portraying a character who has the worst luck in the world.
The drama will be directed by Yoon Sang Ho of “River Where the Moon Rises,” which Na In Woo starred in, and written by Jang Yoon Mi of the films “Cheer Up, Mr. Lee,” “Luck-Key,” “Madonna,” and “Scarlet Innocence.” Casting is ongoing for the female lead Seul Bi, who is described as a character like Disney’s Rapunzel.
“The Jinx’s Lover” is slated to begin filming in the second half of this year.
Na In Woo is working on choosing his next project!
On April 23, Ilgan Sports quoted a source from the drama industry who stated, “Na In Woo has been selected for the main role in ‘The Jinx’s Lover’ (literal title).”
In response, a source from his agency Cube Entertainment clarified to Newsen, “He has received an offer for ‘The Jinx’s Lover’ and is positively reviewing it.”
“The Jinx’s Lover” is a fantasy romance drama based on a webtoon of the same name. It revolves around a man who has come to terms with his unlucky fate and a goddess who has jumped into the real world to break her curse.
Na In Woo has received an offer to play the male lead Gong Soo Kwang, a brewmaster who runs a craft beer store. He is full of passion in his heart, but he always manages to keep calm and collected. Also equipped with a serious demeanor, he is a charming man who is popular among women wherever he goes.
“The Jinx’s Lover” will be directed by Yoon Sang Ho, who also worked on Na In Woo’s latest project “River Where the Moon Rises.” The drama is scheduled to begin filming in the second half of the year.
Watch Na In Woo in “River Where the Moon Rises” below!