The upcoming tvN drama Bride of the Water God starring Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung recently revealed that actor Kang Ha Neul will be making a special appearance in the drama.
In the new romantic fantasy drama, Nam Joo Hyuk is a temperamental deity who takes the most delightful woman as his bride in exchange of rain. Shin Se Kyung is to play the female lead and Gong Myung will reportedly play Biryeom.
According to Koreaboo, Blossom Entertainment confirmed that the newest addition to the Bride of the Water God cast is Lim Ju Hwan. Now, tvN has reported that Kang Ha Neul will be joining the show as well. However, Kang Ha Neul’s role is said to be a cameo appearance and as of yet his exact role has not been decided.
This will be the second time that Nam Joo Hyuk and Kang Ha Neul will be seen together on-screen. Previously, both of them were seen together in Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, last year.
The story of the tvN’s new drama is all set in a fantasy world. According to the reports, the story is of a village where the inhabitants sacrifice young women to water God because the village has been plagued by many years of drought. One of the young women sacrificed becomes his bride, and complications start.
The drama is reportedly a spin-off of the original manwha having the same name and is reported that they’ll keep the characters original and rework on the setting mainly to a modern one.
Bride of the Water God is written by Jang Yoon Jung, whose previous well-known work include Arang and the Magistrate.
Bride of the Water God will officially start airing on July 3rd at 10:50PM KST.
By Pinaz Kazi
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