Girls’ Generation member Yoona is cast as the lead actress in upcoming Chinese drama titled, Wushen Zhao Zilong (English title: God of War Zhao Yun.)
The drama revolves around the story of one of the famous heroes from the historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Zhao Yun. Yoona is set to play Xiahou Jing, the lover of Zhao Yun. Her character is said to be a smart and beautiful woman who falls in love with Zhao Yun. However she later discovers that Zhao Yun was responsible for her father’s death and falls into a great dilemma.
Zhao Yun will be played by Lin Gengxin who is one of the top actors in the Chinese Entertainment industry. Furthermore, acclaimed directors and producers have been called to work together on this project which has raised the anticipation for this drama immensely.
Yoona will be starting to film this drama in January and it is subsequently set to begin airing on Hunan TV sometime in August 2015.
Source: Sports Donga