Model and actor Nam Yoon Su returns to the small screen dressed in a royal servant's clothes in the new KBS drama "The King's Affection" alongside Park Eun Bin and SF9 Rowoon.
The drama follows the story of a crown prince born as a twin who was abandoned by her family for her gender, who aims to conquer the throne.
Nam Yoon Su To Portray the Role of a Royal Servant in 'The King's Affection'
"Beyond Evil" actor Nam Yoon Su returns to the small screen with his first historical drama as the royal servant Lee Hyun, who excels in both academics and martial arts.
The royal servant has a gentle personality, never was he rude and arrogant. He acts accordingly, with a sense of justice and rationality.
Nam Yoon Su described his new character as "someone who is as reliable as a big tree."
This hinted at Lee Hyun's strong and reliable personality that endured the hurricane-like fate that entwines him together with crown prince Lee Hwi and Jung Ji Woon, played by Park Eun Bin and SF9 Rowoon respectively.
When asked about his thoughts on the new drama, he shared, "This is my very first historical drama and I admit, I am challenged. But I think I can give justice to Lee Hyun's character. I can act as I learn new things."
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He encouraged potential viewers to anticipate the drama, saying, "The drama will serve the viewers a variety of elements packed in a narrative. Please look forward to seeing the drama."
With a gentle and sweet smile, he doubled Lee Hyun's charms, raising curiosity about his acting performance in the drama.
Nam Yoon Su's Previous Projects and Current Works
The 25-year-old model and actor started his career as a model.
He made his acting debut through music videos in 2015. Nam Yoon Su made his official acting debut through MBC's "4 Kinds of House" in 2018.
In the same year, he appeared in the web drama "Want More 19", followed by "I'm Not A Robot" in 2020.
He also appeared in "The Temperature of Language: Our Nineteen."
In 2020, he was nominated for the Best New Actor Award in the 57th Baeksang Awards for his acting performance in the Netflix series "Extracurricular."
Currently, he is hosting MNet's music show "M Countdown" together with (G)I-DLE's Miyeon.
'The King's Affection' Production and Further Details
KBS2's new historical romance series is helmed together by filmmaker Song Hyun Wook and screenwriter Han Hee Jung.
Choi Byung Chan, Bae Yoon Kyung, and DIA Chaeyeon will also participate in the drama, adding a fresh combination to the ensemble.
"The King's Affection" is slated to air on October 11 at 9:30 p.m. KST on KBS2. It will also be available on Netflix.
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Written by Elijah Mully.