tVN has finally released the first trailer for its upcoming fantasy drama “Bride of the Water God.” The short teaser is enough to depict the strong chemistry between lead stars Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung.
The teaser for “Bride of the Water God” featured a short clip of Nam Joo Hyuk, who plays the water god Ha Baek as he meets with his supposed bride So Ah, played by Shin Se Kyung. Their meeting is set amid the falling cherry blossoms with the couple staring intently at each other.
According to a report by Soompi, “Bride of the Water God” is the contemporary adaptation of a manhwa and will feature the water god Ha Baek and his bride So Ah in a modern day setting. “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo” star Nam Joo Hyuk was one of the first to become part of the cast while “The Girl Who Sees Smells” actress Shin Se Kyung accepted the lead role soon after.
In an interview with Nam Joo Hyuk during the table read for “Bride of the Water God,” the actor described his character as cold, chic and filled with confidence. Shin Se Kyung, for her part, shared that her character So Ah will be a successful head of the neuropsychiatry department of a hospital who is herself, suffering from her own trauma. A romance is expected to bloom between the two characters.
Based on the original manhwa, “Bride of the Water God” revolves around a village suffering from drought and needs the water god to bring them rain. They sacrifice the character of So Ah to be his bride and the story takes off from there, Kpopstarz reported.
Aside from Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung, Gong Myung, f(x)’s Krystal, and Im Joo Hwan will also be part of the cast. “Bride of the Water God” is expected to premiere on tVN on July 3.