by lo_ve, May 12, 2021

2PM's Lee Jun Ho and Lee Se Young confirmed casting offers for the upcoming series "Red Cuff of the Sleeve"

Actors Lee Jun Ho and Lee Se Young confirmed their appearance as main leads for the upcoming MBC historical drama, "Red Cuff of the Sleeve."

"Red Cuff of the Sleeve" production team stated "We will return with a proper melodrama that will capture the hearts of viewers in the second half of 2021, so please look forward to it."

Jang Hee Jin, Oh Dae Hwan, and Seo Hye Rim are still in talks to join the cast lineup. 

"Red Cuff of the Sleeve" will be a collaboration between director Jung Ji In and scriptwriter Jung Hae Ri. The drama will follow the story of how an ordinary court lady  becomes the mother of the crown prince.

Lee Jun Ho is set to play the role of Yi San / King Jeong Jo, the eldest grandson of the King. Meanwhile, Lee Se Young will play the role of Noble Consort Ui, a confident court lady who makes even the king of Joseon fall madly in love

"Red Cuff of the Sleeve" will be Lee Jun Ho's first project since his release from mandatory military duties. His group 2PM is also preparing to return to promotions and release a new album. He previously appeared in the 2019 drama "Confession" with Yoo Jae Myung. He also starred in dramas like "Wok of Love," "Chief Kim," "Uncontrollably Fond," and more.

Lee Se Young last starred in the 2020 drama "Kairos" together with Shin Sung Rok and Ahn Bo Hyun. She is also part of dramas such as "Memorist," "Doctor John," "The Crowned Clown," "A Korean Odyssey," and more.

MBC's new Wednesdays and Thursdays drama "Red Cuff of the Sleeve" will premiere in the second half of 2021.


Who's going to watch the premiere of "Red Cuff of the Sleeve?"