Hong Eun-hee to Step In as Female Lead of KBS Drama

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Actress Hong Eun-hee will play the lead in the KBS drama "Dream of the Emperor" as Park Joo-mi was forced to withdraw from the role after being involved in a serious car accident.

The production team said that Hong is expected to have no problems standing in for Park and that the program will be able to continue as planned despite the inevitable cast change.

The show will begin airing again from Dec. 8 after it was interrupted by Park's departure.

englishnews@chosun.com / Nov. 27, 2012 09:21 KST