Watch: Lee Jin Wook, Lee Yeon Hee, And More Bring Their Characters To Life In Upcoming Drama Script Reading
“Marriage White Paper” is a relatable romance drama about a couple in their 30s preparing for marriage. While they were expecting a happy ending like something out of a fairy tale, the reality of their preparations proves to be somewhat different. From the meeting between the families to marriage preparations and finding a house, the soon-to-be married couple will deal with very realistic topics.
In addition to directors Song Jae Young and Seo Joo Wan, actors Lee Jin Wook, Lee Yeon Hee, Song Jin Woo, Hwang Seung Eon, Kim Joo Yeon, Kim Mi Kyung, Im Ha Ryong, Yoon Yoo Sun, and Gil Yong Woo participated in the event.
Lee Jin Wook will be starring as Seo Joon Hyung, the smitten groom-to-be who is happy to yield to his fiancée’s every command. He is honest in the face of love, and he also has an optimistic personality. As Seo Joon Hyung, Lee Jin Wook impressed with his loving and adorable nature as a passionate lover with his sweet smile.
Lee Yeon Hee will be taking on the role of the lovable bride-to-be Kim Na Eun who is affectionate and full of laughter but also sharp when working. Sometimes, she takes people aback when she gets lost in her thoughts, but she is a well-loved person with a grounded personality. The actress captivated on set with her expressive and immersive acting.
At the script reading, Lee Jin Wook recited the line, “Since marriage is a once-time event, I prefer a grand and splendid hotel wedding.” While playing her character, Lee Yeon Hee stated, “It’s enough if the traffic is convenient, the food is delicious, and the [wedding] hall is suitable,” highlighting their characters’ contrasting personalities.
Lee Jin Wook explained, “There are parts [about marriage] I only imagined, but these are very difficult problems that aren’t easy.” Lee Yeon Hee commented, “I understand the aspects of conflict [between the couple] very well.”
Furthermore, Im Ha Ryong and Kim Mi Kyung play Na Eun’s parents Kim Soo Chan and Lee Dal Young, respectively, and Gil Yong Woo and Yoon Yoo Sun play Joon Hyung’s parents Seo Jong Soo and Park Mi Sook. The two couples flawlessly portrayed the tense war of nerves between future in-laws.
Song Jin Woo will take on the role of Joon Hyung’s best friend Jang Min Woo, Hwang Seung Eon will play Na Eun’s co-worker Choi Hee Sun who is a divorced single woman, and Kim Joo Yeon will play Na Eun’s co-worker Lee Soo Yeon who doesn’t hold back on what she wants to say.
After the script reading, all the actors agreed that marriage never turns out exactly the way one expects. The production team remarked that the drama will be relatable to people who are or have been married or are planning marriage in the near future. While praising the actors for bringing the characters to life, they added, “Please anticipate and take interest in ‘Marriage White Paper’ and whether Joon Hyung and Na Eun will be able to make it to the finish line of marriage after going through all steps of the process.”
“Marriage White Paper” will have 12 episodes which are around 30 minutes long. The drama is currently in the process of filming, and it will air via KakaoTV in the first half of this year.
Watch a video of the script reading below:
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