Kim Ji-suk becomes a neurosurgeon in Angel Eyes
Kim Ji-suk, Lee Ha-yool
Kim Ji-suk (Wonderful Mama, Alice in Cheongdam-dong) has joined the cast of SBS’s upcoming weekend series Angel Eyes. He’ll play a thoughtful neurosurgeon (the type of guy mothers love), and will be the third member of a love triangle with Gu Hye-sun and Lee Sang-yoon. I haven’t seen his recent work and most remember him for his turn as the sleazy ex-boyfriend Chang-ryul in Personal Taste, so this will be quite a departure!
Angel Eyes is about a blind woman, played by Gu Hye-sun, who is given the gift of sight and now, in a way of demonstrating her gratitude, works as an EMT. Lee Sang-yoon has taken the part of her first love, who broke up with her because of a tragedy between the pair’s families, and whom she meets again twelve years later. New face Lee Ha-yool will join the team as another rescue worker.
In other news, Choi Moon-suk will produce the weekend drama rather than direct, and Park Shin-woo (who was an assistant director on Yawang and Ghost) will helm. It will be Park Shin-woo’s first headlining gig, and it sounds like he will have his hands full with this ensemble of actors and the writing by Yoon Ji-ryun (Operation Proposal, Boys Over Flowers).
Considering that the last project Gu Hye-sun and Yoon Ji-ryun collaborated on was Boys Over Flowers, it’s difficult to envision what the product of their work together on this super melo plot will be — let’s hope that veteran producer/director Choi Moon-suk (he just produced You From Another Star, and his last directorial effort was Will It Snow For Christmas) will be able to keep a tight rein on the series.
The cast held its first script read at the end of February; Seung Ri (of Big Bang) and Hyun Jyu-ni (Oohlala Spouses, Iris) play supporting roles and were also in attendance.
The show will air on weekends after Thrice Married Woman completes its run early next month.
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