Playing the most unfortunate of three brothers, new stills from JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong for his upcoming MBC drama, Triangle, have been revealed.
The photos were released on April 14 showing the bad-boy side of Kim Jae Joong as he hops on a motorcycle with a full leather outfit. He will be playing Heo Young Dal, who loses his real name Jang Dong Chul after unfortunately splitting with his two other brothers and hitting rock bottom.
“As it’s a character he’s never done before, he came very prepared. He had to ride a motorcycle on the first shoot and he came as Young Dal, who is unafraid of anything,” said production company, Taewon Entertainment. “His transformation that couldn’t be seen through any performance or video was just like his nickname, shocking.”
Kim Jae Joong will be working alongside Lee Bum Soo and ZE:A’s Im Si Wan, who will be playing his character’s brothers.
The drama is scheduled to begin on May 5.
Photo Credit: Tae Won Entertainment
[NEWS] 140414 See Kim Jaejoong, Tough and Fearless on the Set of “Triangle!”
The production for MBC’s new drama “Triangle” recently released stills of singer/actor Kim Jaejoong on set, where he has put on a new type of masculine look, with a leather jacket, motorcycle, and piercing stare.
“Triangle” is a drama about three siblings, who, separated after losing their parents, fatefully cross paths as adults. Kim Jaejoong plays the role of third-rate bum Heo Young Dal, having lost his real name as the middle sibling, Dong Chul.
This is Kim Jaejoong’s first stab in a role as someone at the lower end of society, and production company Taewon Entertainment said, “It might be because it’s a completely new kind of role, but it seems he prepared a lot on his own. He had to get on the motorcycle during the first shoot, and the fearless character of Young Dal came right out.”
“Triangle” will air its first episode after the end of “Empress Ki” on May 5.
[NEWS] 140414 Kim Jae-joong’s Makeover as Gangster for New Drama ‘Triangle’
Kim Jae-joong’s makeover for MBC’s new drama ‘Trangle’ is remarkable.
Kim Jae-joong plays small time gangster ‘Heo Young-dal’, who grew up on the street. The character is in stark contrast to his past roles like a senior manager and handsome office worker, drawing much attention.
Kim Jae-joong’s intense gaze in the teaser video is attracting attention. He shows a perfect makeover as a manly man with items like a leather jacket, disheveled hair and a motorbike.
New Drama ‘Triangle’ is about three brothers who got separated at a young age after their family falls apart. The oldest brother grows up to be become a cop, the second becomes a gangster and the youngest brother is raised up in a rich family. The brothers do not recognize each other until they meet.
‘Heo Young-dal’ is the second brother, who lost his real name ‘Dong-chul’ and lives a miserable life.
Officials from production company ‘Taewon Entertainment’ of the drama said, “Kim Jae-joong seems to have prepared a lot to play such role for the first time. His showed Young-dal’s character really well in the first filming where he rides a motor cycle”. The cast including Lee Beom-soo, Yim Si-wan and Baek Jin-hee is also gaining attention.
The follow-up of ‘Empress Gi’, ‘Triangle’ is directed by Yoo Cheol-yong and written by Choi Wan-gyu who, together, made dramas like ‘All In’ and ‘Swallow the Sun’. The first episode of ‘Triangle’ will be aired on Monday, May 5th.
Written by Han Jihee, Photo by MBC, Translated by Lee Sarah
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