Kwon Sang-woo to star as a Hallyu star?

Korean actor Kwon Sang-woo might star in a Japanese drama next year, as a Hallyu star. Hallyu literally means ‘Korean wave’ in Korean. It refers to the popularity of South Korean popular culture in Asian countries.

Korean actor Kwon Sang-woo

The drama is still in planning stage but Kwon Sang-woo has expressed interest in starring in a Japanese series next year. Early speculation suggested that Kwon would be starring as a Korean star who falls in love with a Japanese royal.

If things are going as planned, the J-drama will start filming in May 2008.

[Image credits to Yonhapnews.co.kr]