‘Jane the Virgin’, a comedy-drama revolves around Lee Song Jung, which will be played by Im soo Hyang, a senior college student majoring in the Korean language. The character’s mother gives birth to her when she is 18, due to which she is dropped off to her grandmother’s place. She hopes that she will stay a virgin until unless she gets married. But during her regular checkup, she gets inseminated and ends up becoming pregnant with the child of a chaebol. Han Ji Hoon’s role will be played by Sung Hoon. His character is the owner and heir of the Marbella Hotel. He is married but soon going to get divorced and has a scar on his face due to the surgery he went through in the past whe he was suffering from cancer.
The show is based on the 2002 Venezuelan telenovela ‘Juana la Virgen’, which aired on CWTV with over five seasons in the United States of America since 2014 and has won the American Film Institute, the Best TV Program award, and the Golden Globe too. It is also quite popular in Korea.
Sung Hoon and Im Soo Hyang have worked together in 2011 in the show ‘Im Sung Hang (New Tales of Gisaeng)’.
Produced by Group Eight which is directed and also written by Jeong Jeong-hwa. Filming will begin in September, once the rest of the cast has been confirmed as well.