Lee Joon-Gi and IU have now accepted offers to play lead characters in upcoming SBS drama series “Moon Lovers.” The duo will attend the first script reading for the drama series which will take place January 8, 2016.
In the upcoming drama series Lee Joon-Gi will play Wang So. His character is the fourth son of Wang Kon aka King Taejo. Wang So is also referred to as dog wolf. He is a cool-headed person, but he changes after he meets Hae-Soo (IU). He later becomes the King of Goryeo.
Meanwhile, IU will play Hae-Soo. Her character is a girl who travels through time from the present day to the Goryeo Dynasty era. She is a bright girl and carves out her own destiny.
The Korean title for the drama series has also changed from “Dalui Yeonin” (“Moon Lovers”) to “Bobogyungsim: Ryeo”. The “Bobogyungsim” refers to the original Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” which the drama series is based on and “Ryeo” refers to the Goryeo period where the drama series is set.