Kang Sora, Im Joo Hwan, Ugly Alert, k-drama star awards
Kang So Ra Im Joo HwanWhat exactly is family? A new drama explains that the people who helpand support you can become your family and they may do a better jobthan the people who raised you. When your real family's choices makeyour life difficult, sometimes friends can give you a new chance. Andsometimes giving someone else a chance can change your life for thebetter.
That's the story of the upcoming drama, "Ugly Alert." The hero isGong Joon Su, a man who has had a rough life and early on had to fendfor himself. He takes the blame for a murder his younger sibling commitsand serves time in prison. There he learns to sew and acquires a trade.
With his newly acquired skills Gong Joon Su, played by Im Joo Hwan,goes to work for Na Do Hee at a fashion company. Na Do Hee, played byKang So Ra, has inherited her job because her grandfather built thecompany. But even though she inherited her position, she is seriousabout doing a good job and is something of a workaholic.
Gong Joon Su is Im's first role since finishing his military servicein February. Before serving in the military, Im played Park Kyu in thedrama, "Tamra, the Island" and appeared as Han Baek in the film, "AFrozen Flower."
Kang Sora has appeared in the movies "Sunny 2010," "Paparoti" and the drama "Dream High 2."
Also appearing in the drama is actor and singer Kim Hyun Woo. Heplays Kang Cheol Soo, a friend of Gong Joon Su's sister, Gong Jin Joo,played by Choi Yoon Young.
Hyun Woo, a member of the pop group 24/7, made his acting debut inthe film "A Frozen Flower" and was later seen in several dramas,including "Pasta," "Dream" and "Deep-Rooted Tree."
Last year, Choi appeared in the drama "My Daughter Seo Young" as Choi Ho Jung.
Sin Yoon Sub, best known for his work directing the series "Rooftop Prince," will direct. Jung Ji Woo has written the script.
The production company's representative, Kim Hyun Jung, described thedrama as the story of a man deemed worthless who still manages thechange the lives of the people around him.
"The story delivers on the meaning of family even though they are notblood related," said Kim. "It's a touching, moving story that willnevertheless contain plenty of drama, including revenge and affairs."
"Ugly Alert" will be a daily drama series and will air in May.