CASTING NEWS: Kim Dong Wook and Lee Si Ah cast in upcoming drama Servants
The upcoming historical drama starring Oh Ji Ho and Jung Yoo Mi, Servants, has confirmed two more cast members. Fresh off his military service, Kim Dong Wook (Coffee Prince) will play the second male lead who is a rival to Oh Ji Ho's character, and Lee Si Ah (My Lovable Girl) will play the jealous, villainous second female lead.
Set in the Joseon Dynasty, three women learn what love means as they try to navigate through the class system and survive. In Yup is a beautiful noblewoman who becomes a servant overnight when her father is framed and labeled a traitor. She ends up falling in love with a fellow servant, Moo Myung, while working for the royal family, and she becomes friends with her own handmaiden Sa Wol thanks to their shared experiences. Meanwhile, Ga Hee is the most famous geisha of the city but with her own aspirations for romance. She falls in love with Moo Myung, but what can she do when his heart lies elsewhere?
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Kim Dong Wook takes on the role of Kim Eun Ki, who is an ambivalent character with a good educational background and an unknown sad story. He dedicates himself to loving Guk In Yup (Jung Yoo Mi), who is his fiance, but her father is branded as a traitor, so his fate becomes complicated. In addition, he is the rival of Moo Myung (Oh Ji Ho).
The role of Guk In Yup's rival is taken by Lee Si Ah. She takes on the role of Huh Yoon Ok, who has a pretty appearance but is full jealousy and envy. She plays the part of the villain in the drama. She and Guk In Yup were best friends, but Guk In Yup became her servant because of her father's betrayal.
This drama promises to be an interesting peek into the intrigues of the servant class during the Joseon era. Sign up HERE for new episode alerts!