Lee Min JungLee Min Jung was wrapping up the political comedy "All About MyRomance" when she and actor Lee Byung Hun decided to get married andstarted plannign their wedding.
Korea's Power Couple will marry on August 10 at the Grand Hyatt Hotelin Seoul. More than a thousand guests will attend the wedding. Plentyof celebrities have been invited since between them Lee Byung Hun andLee Min Jung probably know everyone who is anyone in the kdrama andkmovie world.
But the honeymoon will be short as both Lee Min Jung and her new husband have plans to return to work.
Lee Byung Hun only recently returned from filming and promoting theHollywood blockbuster "Red 2" with co-stars Bruce Willis and HelenMirren. Shortly after the wedding, he will begin work on the Koreanhistorical martial arts film "Memories of the Sword" with co-stars JeonDo Yeon and Kim Go Eun.
Lee Min Jung has been offered a role of Seo Joo Yeong, a doctor inthe upcoming MBC medical drama "Medical Top Team." The drama is about ateam of doctors who are the best at their respective specialties. Whilethey attempt to find the most effective treatments for their patients,love conflicts and hospital power struggles complicate their plans.
Lee Min Jung's leading man in "Medical Top Team" will be actor KwonSang Woo, who played a man out for revenge in the recent drama "Queen ofAmbition." He is an award-winning actor who was recognized for his workin the series "Daemul." In the new medical drama he will play a warmbut somewhat blunt cancer specialist.
One of the reasons that Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung broke up earlyin their dating relationship had to do with his crowded schedule. Hewas a big star and she was a rookie actress. Despite the fact that herlast two dramas, "All About My Romance" and "Big" were not huge hits,she has become a star in her own right and now has a busy actingschedule of her own to contend with. Despite their early concerns aboutmanaging two careers and a love life, the couple now feels confidentenough to take on the challenge.
Kim Do Hoon, who directed the popular drama "The Moon Embraces TheSun," is directing the medical drama. Koon Kyeong Ah, who wrote thedrama "Brain," is the writer.
The show will premiere in October, following the drama "Two Weeks" with Lee Jun Ki.