KBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama “Secret Royal Inspector” (working title) has shared photos of its first read over script with the cast!
“Secret Royal Inspector” is a comical mystery drama about a secret royal inspector who goes undercover in the provinces to bring justice, expose corruption and solve people’s problems. A secret royal inspector was a real government position in the Joseon Dynasty, specifically appointed by the king.
When reading the script, the cast and crew were included Kim Myung Soo, Kwon Nara, Lee Yi Kyung, Lee Tae Hwan, Ahn Nae Sang, Choi Jong Won, Son Byung Ho, Chae Dong Hyun, Park Joo Hyung, Shin Ji Hoon, Han Jae Suk, Shin Ji Woo, Kim Joo Young and Jo Soo Min.
The drama is directed by Kim Jung Min, who has participated in several historical dramas such as “Queen: love and war,“”Grand Duke, “”Sagittarius in Joseon, “The Princess’s Man” and the “Korean Ghost Stories” series.
During the script reading, the director said: “I hope there are no accidents and that we can shoot safely from start to finish. I will do my best to bring this project to life. “Screenwriters Park Sung Hoon and Kang Min Suk said,” It’s an honor to work with such amazing actors. We’ll do our best until the end to write a great production. “
Kim Myung Soo was cast in the title role of Secret Royal Inspector. Sung Yi Kyum is an ordinary one Busuchan (a kind of official) in Hongmungwan (the special advisors’ office) who is only living for the moment and has no great ambitions. Kwon Nara was cast as Hong Da In, Joseon’s largest gisaeng (Courtesan / entertainer) who hides a secret. She also works as a damo, a woman who works for a Joseon government office. The two main actors showed good synchronicity with their characters and a solid chemistry with each other while reading.
Lee Yi Kyung plays Park Choon Sam who supports Sung Yi Kyum. He brought out the comical side of his character in his expression, look and speaking style and made everyone laugh with his antics as he read the script. Lee Tae Hwan plays Sung Yi Bum, the half-brother of Sung Yi Kyum, and brought weight to the drama in his more serious role.
“Secret Royal Inspector” will air sometime in December.
In the meantime, see you Kim Myung Soo in “Miss Hammurabi“Below!
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