Since joining Keyeast, Kim Hyun Joong’s career has got off to a good start, with his very own variety show in
It’s a known fact that Kim Hyun
The drama which will be based on the popular manga series, Itazura na Kiss with some changes has already been adapted as dramas in Japan and Taiwan.
Hyun Joong had faced compeition from the likes of CNBLUE’s Jung Yonghwa andTVXQ’s Changmin but the former got the nod in the end.
The race for the female lead remains wide open with over 100 female stars auditioning for it. Hot favorite Park Bo Young is being kept in reserve because of her legal woes with her management agency. Others who have auditioned for the role include Park Shin Hye, f(x)’s Sulli, KARA’s Seungyeon although the latter has dropped out of the running because of her group’s Japan schedules.
The drama will take over the current timeslot held by Road No.1 and the tentative airing date would be September 1st through MBC.