SNSD’s Yoona Cast as Lead in Historical Chinese Drama
Girls’ Generation (SNSD)’s Yoona has been cast in the Chinese drama Wu Shen Zhao Zi Long.
Wu Shen Zhao Zi Long is a historical drama about the hero named Zhao Zi Long, who appears in the Chinese novel Romance of Three Kingdoms, depicting the story of war, love and growth set during the late Eastern Han dynasty period. The drama is set to air August of 2015 through Hunan TV.
In the drama, Yoona has been cast as the female lead ‘Xia Hou Jing.’ ‘Xia Hou Jing’ is an attractive woman with a bright personality who falls in love with Zhao Zi Long but falls into confusion upon finding out that he killed her father.
Yoona will be acting opposite Lin Gengxin, who is named one of the top stars in China for his popularity and acting ability.
Yoona previously won the Best New Actress and Most Popular Female in Television awards from PaekSang Arts Award for the KBS drama You Are My Destiny and won the Excellence Award from KBS Drama Awards for Prime Minister and I.
Having promoted actively throughout this year, Yoona will be hosting 2014 KBS Music Festival set to air on December 26 and performing on various year end programs with SNSD before she begins filming Wu Shen Zhao Zi Long in January of 2015.
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