Magical charms await in this upcoming release on Netflix! Are you ready for it?
Netflix confirmed the production of the original webtoon series Annarasumanara by writer Ha Il-kwon who is known for his works such as God of Bath and After School War Activities.
Moreover, adding to the excitement is the unveil of the cast line-up that includes multitalented actors such as Ji Chang Wook, Choi Sung Eun, and Hwang In Yeop in lead roles.
The upcoming series titled The Sound Of Magic will be helmed by PD Kim Sung Yoon who has previously directed Love In The Moonlight and Itaewon Class. The script will be penned by writer Kim Min Jung.
The series is an emotional music drama about the meeting between Yoon Ah Yi, a girl who has become an adult too early, and Lee Eul, a mysterious magician who wants to remain a child forever.
Annarasumanara by Ha Il-kwon gained popularity with his fantastic narrative that highlighted the charm of magic. The work has been serialized as a Naver webtoon in 2010, and has been adapted as a play as well.
About The Cast
The announcement of the stellar cast for the series has certainly raised expectations to simply say so.
Essaying the role of the charismatic and mysterious magician Lee Eul is none other Ji Chang Wook. The actor has captivated fans across the globe with his flawless performances through various genres in works such as Lovestruck In The City, Backstreet Rookie, Healer and in the film Fabricated City, to name a few.
Anticipations are certainly on the rise to see Ji Chang Wook take on the role of an enigmatic magician living in an abandoned amusement park. It will truly be intriguing to see the actor stun with his handsome features as he channels Lee Eul’s childlike innocent charm and cold charisma.
Choi Sung Eun will be seen showcasing her acting chops with the portrayal of the female lead character Yoon Ah Yi.
She will unravel the story a poor girl who struggles to feed herself and her little sister and meets a mysterious magician after which things begin to change.
The rookie actress has impressed with her various projects including SF8: Joan’s Galaxy, Beyond Evil, and the movie Start-Up.
Next, to make hearts skip a beat in the role of Yoon Ah Yi’s classmate, is the much-loved actor on the rise – Hwang In Yeop.
The actor is expected to showcase his powerful acting skills, especially after having delivered ace performances in dramas such as the recent hit True Beauty, The Tale Of Nokdu and 18 Again among others.
Hwang In Yeop will be seen playing the role of Na Il Deung. The character is a quiet and focused student who doesn’t know how to communicate with others. Towards the length of the drama, he meets Lee Eul and Yoon Ah Yi and he learns about the fun of magic.
Meanwhile, The Sound Of Magic will be produced by JTBC Studios and Zium Content. It is scheduled to be released in more than 190 countries around the world through Netflix. However, the premiere date for the same remains under wraps at the time of writing.
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