Korean star Jang Geun Suk (24) will be appearing in TBS' drama 'Ikemen desu ne' as himself. Jang acted in 09 in the original Korean version of the drama. This is the first time Jang will participate in a Japanese drama.
The drama is a remake of Jang's hit Korean drama of the same name. The story is about an orphaned girl who grew up in a covent and aspires to be a nun, Miko (Takimoto) had to stand in as her twin brother in the popular ikemen band A.N.Jell.
Jang's character will be someone who also knows Miko's secret. About A.N.Jell, he praised that 'very handsome and beautiful cast, and also great acting. The Japanese A.N.Jell is very charming' And that he really wanted to meet Takimoto. 'She is a young but skilled actress, and cute. I'll be happy to meet her' About Tamamori, who is acting as his character 'He made the character unique with lots of charisma and I support him. Japan's Hwang Tae Kyung, very kakkoi'
The Japanese cast was also excited about the collaboration. Takimoto commented 'before the shooting, I felt like I would get a nose bleed.' and 'He radiates a strong star aura. But we were able to talk to him about various things, and had fun shooting.' Tamamori indicated that 'Was very very nervous. I've seen the original drama and very happy that I can meet him.' The other cast members also commented that Jang is very handsome.
After the filming, Jang mentioned that he was 'a bit nervous, but it was good. The dialogue being all in Japanese made me nervous since yesterday, but today's filming was great' His appearance is due to his love for the production, and to thank his Japanese fans, and declined compensation saying it should be reserved for the rest of filming.
He will appear in the 8th episode that will be broadcasted on Sept. 2.