Actress Kim Hye Yoon will lead Tales of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi (literal title).
On the 1st, a source informed Sports Chosun, “Kim Hye Yoon will play the main character of tvN’s upcoming show, Tales of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi.” The drama series is about a fake marriage between a lazy secret royal inspector and an ambitious divorced woman. The story unfolds as the two inspects and investigates the eight provinces of Joseon.
Kim Hye Yoon plays Kim Jo Yi, a woman of the 17th century Joseon who is ahead of her time. In an era that upholds conservatism and Confucianism, Kim Jo Yi thinks divorce is an ordinary event that can happen in anyone’s life. In times that did not welcome her, she lives with passion and dreams of starting the second chapter of life after her divorce.
With SKY Castle as her start, Kim Hye Yoon quickly rose as a promising actress. She also received positive responses through her work in MBC’s Extraordinary You. Therefore, expectations for her performance in Tales of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi are rising higher than ever.
The show is currently in talks to cast Ok Taec Yeon, after retracting their offer for Jo Byeong Kyu