After months of discussions and speculation, it has been confirmed by Bon Factory, the production company for Boyfriend, that Song Hye Kyo and Park Bo Gum will take roles as the leads.
“Actors Song Hye Kyo and Park Bo Gum have been confirmed for Boyfriend. We are in the pre-production phase and are planning to broadcast later in 2018.”
— Bon Pictures
The channel for the drama’s broadcast has still not yet been finalized though.
“Nothing has been confirmed regarding the production of ‘Boyfriend’. We are still in the discussion stage.”
Song Hye Kyo’s possible character, Cha Soo Hyun, is a divorced mother who comes from a wealthy family. She was forced into an arranged marriage by her mother, who sacrificed Cha Soo Hyun’s happiness for her husband’s career. However, Cha Soo Hyun’s wealthy husband soon leaves her and their child.
Park Bo Gum’s character, Kim Jin Hyuk, is an average man who works various part-time jobs while applying to various companies. After being rejected by multiple companies, he goes on a trip abroad where he meets a certain woman.