Joowon Confirms Role in Korean Remake of ‘Nodame Cantabile’
Making a comeback to TV after a year, Joo Won has been cast as the male lead for the Korean version of Nodame Cantabile.
On April 29, Joo Won’s agency spoke with Newsen, stating, “Joo Won is confirmed for the Korean version of the Japanese hit production, Nodame Cantabile.” Final details are currently being made.
Based on the popular manga, Nodame Cantabile was created into a successful drama and movie in Japan, starring Ueno Juri and Tamaki Hiroshi, who are also very popular in Korea.
In the Korean remake of Nodame Cantabile, Joo Won will be playing the role of a genius musician, while Shim Eun Kyung is a strong candidate for the female lead. Joo Won will be returning to the small screen after a year since the conclusion of KBS Good Doctor.
The Korean version of Nodame Cantabile is scheduled to air in October following Big Man, Lovers of Trot, and Discovery of Romance.
Meanwhile, Joo Won is currently carrying out activities, including filming for the movie Fashion King and performing in the musical Ghost.
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