Romantic sageuk The Princess’s Man will be offering up a change of pace for Wednesdays and Thursdays when it takes over the slot vacated by the just-ended Romance Town this week. While that drama was lighter-spirited, this one will dial up the tragic romance and melodrama with its Romeo & Juliet premise. (The story: Two youngsters fall in love, but their fathers are on opposing sides of a political tug-of-war with the throne at stake.)
It also joins the new crop of sageuk dramas on the block, taking us from a rom-com-filled spring to a period-piece summer. Currently, we’ve got fusion action sageuk Warrior Baek Dong-soo on Mondays and Tuesdays, while King Gwanggaeto has been airing on weekends for several weeks. Soon we’ll have another Monday-Tuesday offering, Kye Baek — and then the anticipated Tree With Deep Roots come September. Phew! That’s a lotta sageuk.
In any case, it’s nice to see some smiling faces and friendly behind-the-scenes shots, given that The Princess’s Man is bound to wring a few tears (or maybe buckets) once its fated-lovers storyline kicks into full angst mode. Despite the mood of the drama, Park Shi-hoo shared that the atmosphere on set is comfortable, since he and co-star Moon Chae-won have known each other for a while prior to this series, going back to their rookie days. And really, how cute are they together?
The Princess’s Man premieres on July 20, and runs for 24 episodes.
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