Jung Yong Hwa Becomes a 60-Year-Old Warrior in “The Three Musketeers”
Handsome idol and actor Jung Yong Hwa first greeted the “The Three Musketeers” viewers as a 60-year-old wizened, veteran warrior.
The drama opened its first episode titled “The First Encounter” with Jung Yong Hwa introducing his character, Park Dal Hyang, in his senior years. The scene startedwith a “Dal Hyang’s Memoirs,” an old library book found in the Forbidden City in the year 1780. The narrator brought forth stories from the book that seemed to be written 100 years ago. Combat experience marked the 60-year-old Dal Hyang, with his wounds and salt-and-pepper beard. A sword next to him attracted curiosity.
The first episode then proceeded to show the events back in time, when Park Dal Hyang, as a young man, began his journey to Seoul and fatefully met with the other musketeers, Crown Prince So Hyun (Lee Jin Wook), Heo Seung Po (Yang Dong Geun) and An Min Seo (Jung Hae In).
“The Three Musketeers” is a fusion romantic historical drama, adapted from the novel of the same name. Also starring Seo Hyun Jin and Yoo In Young, it is from the same team behind “Nine,” director Kim Byung Soo and writer Song Jae Jung. The drama is expected to run for three seasons with 12 episodes each, aired weekly on tvN.
For Soompiers living in the United States and Canada, catch Jung Yong Hwa’s transformation to an old man and his adventures as Park Dal Hyang on Kdrama.com.