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Kang Hye Jung and Lee Gyu Han Confirmed as Leads in ′Marriage Plot′

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2012.02.27 15:58 Mwave Choi, EunHwa Translation Credit : Ju Ahn Lee

Actress Kang Hye Jung and Lee Gyu Han have been confirmed as the leads in tvN′s new drama, Marriage Plot.

Kang will play the role of Yoo Gun Hee, the daughter of a kimchi-processing company CEO, and Lee will play the role of Lee Kang Jae, the son of a food conglomerate CEO.

Kang Hye Jung and Lee Gyu Han Confirmed as Leads in ′Marriage Plot′

The two actors will attempt to portray the twists and turns of love that many marriage-eligible folks will be able to identify with in a realistic yet humorous manner.

Speaking through a production crew rep, Kang said, "Marriage Plot′s Yoo is an intelligent and ambitious modern woman but she sometimes gets herself caught, both intentionally and unintentionally, in absurd situations. So far, I have mostly played the ‘nice or innocent’ characters; therefore, I look forward to the challenges of playing a different role."

Lee added, "I feel nervous as this is my first starring role in a drama. Furthermore, I am already uneasy because the director stressed that I need to be able to capture the attention of female viewers like Hyun Bin and Kim Dong Wook. However, there was good chemistry during the script reading and I look forward to working with Kang. Director Lee Min Woo and the staff have also been very helpful. These days, I am very busy with the production but I′m also having a great time.”

Marriage Plot is a 16 episode romantic comedy detailing the daily life of four marriage-eligible women living with their potential grooms, due to their mother’s scheme. Yoo and Lee meet each other through work and end up living together in a boarding house, setting the stage for their ensuing love story.

The drama will premiere on April 2, right after Shut Up: Flower Boy Band.

Photo credit: CJ E&M

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