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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

120502 Kim Hyun Joong To Star in Conquest of the City

After a lot of consideration [perhaps], Hyun Joong will be in a new drama Conquest of the City. It was confirmed by his agency KeyEast. This is great news for the fans, like me awaiting his return on television. One thing that interest me is that this one is different from the two previous drama he was in, BOF and Playful Kiss where he played a handsome student. This one is somewhat rough, with a bit of action and the plot of the story is about   revenge.

A bit tough, is it not? But with Hyun Joong to play the part, I think this is something to look forward to. I want to see his manly side. The more tough and rough side.



Source: Nate

English translation: Stephanie (@5StarsAs1/ www.i-kpoplovers.blogspot.com)

Please leave the credits remain intact when repost.  TQ! :)

Talented singer-actor Kim HyunJoong will be making his drama comeback soon since MBC TV 'Playful Kiss' 2 years ago.

Kim HyunJoong will be starring in the drama 'Conquest of the City' which is adapted from the bestseller comic written by Shin Hyungbin. Starting from year 1996, 6 series of total of 270 issues have been sold 10 million copies and it's one of the most popular comic series until now, garnering a lot of expectation for the drama. 

Additionally, Conquest of the City will be consisting of humanism and action scenes, depicting a story about the son's resentment towards the parents who left him when he was young and the grown-up lead character, Baek Mireu, who ruined his own family and enters the black society for his revenge. 

In 'Conquest of the City', Kim HyunJoong will portray the character Baek Mireu who was living in the wild without parents going through all the hardships, however, when it comes to love, he is a soft-hearted man. Previously, Kim HyunJoong have shown his soft and perfect character in drama, this time, he will be changing 180 degrees into a manly rough character capturing more attention. 

According to the representative of Key East, 'Many local and overseas fans are anticipating for Kim HyunJoong's drama comeback, Kim HyunJoong is constantly preparing to show a more developed side of him to everyone. As he will be coming back with a new side of him, please do anticipate for it.'

On the other hand, Kim HyunJoong will be kicking off his 'Kim HyunJoong's Fanmeeting Tour 2012' starting this May in Singapore , Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and others consecutively to meet his fans around Asia. 

현중 :: next drama 『도시정벌(City Conquest)』 is confirmed (May.2, Wed)

According to published articles today at late evening, next work is confirmed as『City Conquest』. It will be such a different character! So exciting.!!  
Character: 백미르/Baek Mi-reu (Baek Mir)

Synopsis: A manly character who looks cold and aloof on the exterior, but who actually is so delicate and fragile inside him. He has a father who had abandoned him and his mother since young. He takes revenge against the society. He who has had undergone all sorts of hardships is actually weak in front of love.

Drama PD/Director: Yang Yoon-ho ('Fighter in the Wind', 'Holiday')

Drama ScriptWriter: Hwang Joo-ha ('Lie To Me', 'Spotlight')

News source URL link: Newsis, http://www.newsis.com/ar_detail/view.html?ar_id=NISX20120502_0011075516&cID=10602&pID=10600


소속사 '키이스트' 측은 "남성미가 매력적인 캐릭터를 맡아 180도 연기 변신을 보여드리겠다"

english: Agency KeyEast personnel has disclosed, "This will be a charismatic character overflowing with musculine charm, you will be sure to see him with a 180-degree transformation in acting".

현재 그는 캐릭터 준비에 몰두 중이다. 김현중은 "국내외 팬들이 브라운관 컴백을 기다려주신만큼 더욱 발전된 모습을 보여드리려 한다"며 "새로운 모습으로 인사드릴테니 많은 기대 부탁한다"고 당부했다.

english: Right now, he is in deep preparation for the character. Kim Hyun-joong expressed, "As much as my domestic and international fans have awaited for my TV screen comeback, I will thus be displaying forth a much more developed profile of mine. I will greet with a brand new image, so please anticipate lotsa", as he said.

News source URL link: Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.co.kr/news/detail.asp?idx=10701&category=2&subcategory=11/

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