Lee Na-young to Appear in Rom-Com Series with Lee Jong-suk

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    January 22, 2019 10:44

    Lee Jong-suk (left) and Lee Na-young

    Actress Lee Na-young co-stars with heartthrob Lee Jong-suk in a new TV series set to be aired on cable channel tvN this weekend.

    In the romantic comedy "Romance Is a Bonus Book," Lee Na-young plays a woman who used to be a successful copywriter, but is now struggling to return to work after a divorce.

    "When I choose roles, they should be ones that I feel attracted to, and my next concern would be to find a part that I can do well in portraying the character," Lee said at a press event for the series in Seoul on Monday.

    "Personally, I don't know exactly how tough the job market is especially for married women, but I know that many of them who quit their jobs to care for children after marriage want to join the workforce again," she added.

    In the series, co-star Lee Jong-suk plays a best-selling writer, and is expected to excite fans with a romantic chemistry with Lee. "I have mostly appeared in fantasies or serious dramas, but this time I feel pressured as it is my first romantic comedy," he said.

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