In the drama series, Lee Sung-Kyung will play title character Kim Bok-Joo. Kim Bok-Joo is in the 2nd year of college, majoring in physical education, and belongs to the school’s weightlifting team. She is friendly. Meanwhile, Nam Joo-Hyuk will play Jung Joon-Hyung. His character is also a 2nd year student at the same school attended by Kim Bok-Joo. Jung Joon-Hyung belongs to the swimming team. He suffers from a trauma after being disqualified for an illegal start.
In addition, Kim Jae-Hyun (’N.Flying’) is cast in a supporting role. Kim Jae-Hyun will play Joon-Hyung’s junior on the swimming team. “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” first airs this November in South Korea.