Dong Bang Shin Ki leader U-Know Yunho will turn into a musical actor. Yunho has been honored to be cast as South Korea’s Prince Lee Shin, for Musical ‘Goong’.
Similar to the original comic story, the musical’s main theme would set in a unique imagination setting as if the Republic of South Korea is still a country with constitutional monarchy system. The story will begin with an arranged marriage between the prince and a tomboy high school teenager due to political reason that makes her enters into a life in palace, from that point the conflict will start to roll.
‘Goong’ producer on the 7th said, “U-Know Yunho is proven already with his singing and dancing skills, he’s also experiencing many stage performances through various concerts and he has an outter appearance just like a crown prince as well as charming eyes that could grasp the audiences, we think that we have chosen the rightest person.” and, “He has a passion to be a musical actor, sincerity, and positive attitude.” revealing the reasons why Yunho was casted.
The producer also stated, “U-Know Yunho’s new figure as a charismatic musical singer that has never been seen before will be revealed through this stage.” giving a high expectations.
‘Goong’ musical produced by Group Eight which produces drama such as Boys Over Flowers is coming out on September 8th and will open at the Seoul National Museum’s theater.