'Interest of Love': Yoo Yeon Seok and Moon Ga Young to play leads in new JTBC drama
According to reports, the new JTBC drama will be a romance and two famous Korean actors are in talks to play the leads. They are none other than ‘Hospital Playlist’ fame Yoo Yeon Seok and ‘True Beauty’ fame Moon Ga Young. The new K-drama is called ‘Interest of Love’ and fans are excited to see the above-mentioned actors as the main couple on the show.
On March 22, 2022, JTBC announced that 'Hospital Playlist' Yoo Yeon Seok is in discussions to feature in the JTBC drama. Additionally, an industry source has confirmed that Moon Ga Young would also star in the drama. Moon Ga Young’s agency KeyEast Entertainment commented in response, “JTBC’s ‘Understanding of Love’ is a project that [Moon Ga Young] is positively reviewing.” On the other hand, Yoo Yeon Seok’s agency King Kong by Starship released a statement saying, “Yoo Yeon Seok has received an offer to star in JTBC’s new drama ‘Understanding of Love,’ and he is reviewing the offer.”
What is 'Interest of Love' all about?
‘Interest of Love’, based on Lee Hyuk Jin's novel of the same name, takes place in Nara Bank's Yeongpo branch. The plot revolves around characters Ha Sang Soo and Ahn Soo Young’s scandalous office romance. Yoo Yeon Seok is in discussions to portray Ha Sang Soo, the senior leader of Nara Bank's Yeongpo branch's comprehensive consulting team. Ha Sang Soo has been in this position for three years and is an attractive guy. Moon Ga Young will play as Ahn Soo Young, a fourth-year chief bank teller at Nara Bank's Yeongpo branch. She is known as the goddess of the Yeongpo branch and is stunning.
Fans worry about age gap between actors
Though the fans are loving the leads, most of them are worried about the age gap between them as Moon Ga Young is fifteen years younger than Yoo Yeon Seok. Many fans have expressed that romance between them might be weird. One user wrote, “Will she play his love interest??? The Age gap though😬,” while another wrote, “I like them both, but their age gap showing, it would be weird if they're going to be love line😂”
In defense, one fan replied, “She’s had a drama with a male lead with the same kind of age gap and people loved it 😂🤷♀️”
Will she play his love interest??? The Age gap though😬— cmu💁♀️🍿 (@ntmA17) March 22, 2022
I like them both, but their age gap showing, it would be weird if they're going to be love line😂— Bun (@bunnybunb) March 22, 2022
She’s had a drama with a male lead with the same kind of age gap and people loved it 😂🤷♀️— TXT are my son's 💞 (@Namjin_child) March 22, 2022
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