Ara shared, "I am carrying this lead role as Yeon Woo with a heavy sense of responsibility as it is a popular production. Because of my nervousness during my first rehearsal, I couldn"t take the script off of my hands. I will keep on practicing and doing my best to create a high-quality production."
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On this day, Kim Jong Kook was paired up with Kim Min Seo before the game Destroy the Evidence of Anger, and Kim Jong Kook showed off his sageuk acting. Kim Min Seo played the queen, Kim Soo Hyuns wife, in MBCs The Moon That Embraces The Sun. Kim Jong Kook took Kim Soo Hyuns role as he showed off his acting.
For his genuine acting, Kim Jong Kook turned his hat into a gamtu (the headgear Joseon officials wore), causing laughter. Kim Min Seo didnt waver seeing Kim Jong Kook and displayed her emotional acting, receiving applause afterwards.
The immense popularity of Kim Soo Hyun can be felt again, as “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” has been confirmed to air in Japan this upcoming summer.
A representative of his agency KeyEast commented on May 30, “MBC’s drama ‘The Moon that Embraces the Sun’ starring Kim Soo Hyun will air on Japanese national channel NHK starting this July.”
“NHK was encouraged to make the decision thanks to Kim Soo Hyun’s great popularity in Japan and the viewers’ interest in him,” the source explained.
His Japanese agency rep stated, "Kim Soo Hyun"s popularity [in Japan] has been rising recently, and requests for syndication of his productions and interviews with media outlets are pouring in... As much as the inquiries about additional dates for Kim Soo Hyun"s Japanese fan meeting in Pacifico Yokohama National University Hall are coming in, there is an extraordinary amount of interest in Kim Soo Hyun"s activities [in Japan]."
"The Moon that Embraces the Sun" has already began airing on NHK BS Premium Channel in May, and "You Who Came From the Stars" has also picked up a syndication spot on Japanese cable channel DATV on the 25th.
On February 5, Kyuhyun shared the above photo of the SHINee and ZE:A member with the message, "Nice dongsengs Minho and Kwanghee who came to see "The Moon that Embraces Kyu" yesterday. How can the people who came to see the musical be better looking that the person in the musical?"
Fans responded, "Kyuhyun, Kwanghee, Minho, it"s nice to see them together," "They"re all so handsome," and "I hope your musical is daebak."
Kyuhyun is currently playing the role of Lee Hwan in "The Moon that Embraces the Sun" musical alongside Girls" Generation"s Seohyun.
Through the preview released on January 17th, Yeon Woo (Kim Yoo Jung) who was to be the Crown Princes princess, is struck down with illness resulting from black magic conjured up upon the orders of the Queen Dowager. She gets banished from the palace, and later dies. We then see Yang Myung (Lee Min Ho) and the Crown Prince, Lee Hwon (Yeo Jin Gu), react with fury and anguish as Lee Hwons first love gets buried in the earth.
The heartbreaking scenes will be aired on January 18th. The following episode on the 19th will also see the entrance of the adult actors (such as Kim Soo Hyun, Han Ga In, Jung Il Woo, and more) after the childhood period of the drama passes.
Tiffany as well as SISTAR"s Bora and Soyu came to support her and visited her backstage, and Seohyun tweeted her gratitude. She posted, "A picture with Fanyfany unni and pretty Bora unni, both of who I"m thankful to for coming to support Seo Yeon Woo. It is I, Seo Yeon Woo embraced by two unnis. I"ll do my best until the last show of "The Moon that Embraces the Sun"."
Seohyun later added, "Soyu also came to watch the musical, but I"m so disappointed we didn"t take a picture. T.T My friend, Soyu~ Thank you so so much for coming to watch it
Seohyun, a member of Korean girl band Girls’ Generation stated her impression at the press conference after musical 'The Moon that Embraces the Sun' held at the Seoul Arts Center CJ Towol Theater in Seoul on January 20. Seohyun needs to act two features of Yeon Woo as a grown-up and a child which is eight years before Yeon Woo becoming crown princess. Also, Kyuhyun a member of K-pop idol Super Junior, takes a role of King Lee Hwon, who is missing Yeon Woo. “This character Lee Hwon is different from other characters that I’ve been through since he is a bright character, but also the king who rules the country,” and “A lot of pressure is on me, so I’ll work even harder. I’m not sure the audience have felt that during the show,” he added. Kyuhyun will share the role of Lee Hwon with musical actor Kim Da Hyun and Jeon Dong Seok. Seohyun will be sharing the role of Yeon Woo with former CSJH the Grace member Lina and muscial actress Jung Jae Eun. This will be Seohyun′s first time acting in a musical. Actor Kang Pil Suk and Jo Hwi will play as Yang Myung who has an affection for Yeon Woo. 'The Moon that Embraces the Sun' is based on the best-selling novel with the same title. Then it was adapted into a TV drama starring Kim Su-hyun and Han Ga-in, recording over 40 percent in viewer ratings. a mega hit. 'The Moon That Embraces the Sun' was first introduced as a musical in June 2013 and restarts with as a newly cast production in a half-year. The star-studded musical will run at the Seoul Arts Center CJ Towol Theater until February 23.
On January 22, she expressed her thoughts on this via Twitter, "I successfully completed the first performance of my very first musical "The Moon That Embraces The Sun." I am really happy that I got to do this with such amazing actors. As a rookie musical actress, I will work even harder and progress more in the future. I hope a lot of you came to watch the remaining performances."
In the added photo, Seohyun is wearing her stage outfit, a very beautiful pink hanbok complete with the hair styling and accessories! The musical starring Seohyun will take place at the CJ Towol Theater Art Center until February 23.
Super Junior's Kyuhyun and Girls' Generation's Seohyun both performed for musical "The Moon Embraces The Sun" on 21st January.