Kim Yoo Jung, an actress who has recently been reborn as a “global first love,” will have her first-ever play. She will appear in ” Shakespeare in Love” which will have its world premiere in Korea.
According to a report from Spotify News on November 8, Kim Yoo Jung will play the female lead in the play “Shakespeare in Love”, which will premier in early 2023. It’s her first play since her acting debut.
The play “Shakespeare in Love”, is based on a 1998 movie with the same name. Starting with the cruel idea that “Romeo and Juliet” were inspired by love as a young man, William Shakespeare, a promising young writer in London in 1593, meets Viola, the daughter of an aristocrat, at a theater audition and falls in love with her.
Kim Yoo Jung who started as a child star and became known as “Nation’s Little Sister” made her acting debut as a candy company CF in 2003.
Since then, she has been in the spotlight as a child star in popular domestic dramas. In particular, the recent Netflix movie “20th Century Girl” made her achieve the nickname “global first love” and the film now ranked second in the world in the film category.
People are excited to see what Kim Yoo Jung will showcase in her first play project “Shakespeare in Love,”
Meanwhile, In the new film “Chicken Gangjeong” by director Lee Byung-hun, Kim Yoo Jung will make a special appearance.
“Shakespeare in Love” will start full preparations at the end of this month and will premier in early 2023.