Excitement abounds in the realm of K-Drama as reports surface of a potential collaboration between BTOB’s Yook Sungjae and WJSN’s Bona in the upcoming historical fantasy drama. If the two actors accept the role, this will mark the first time that they work together on the television series.

Yook Sungjae Might Join Bona in New Historical Fantasy Drama

With Korean news outlet MyDaily breaking the news on May 10, fans are eagerly anticipating the possibility of witnessing these two talented stars grace the small screen together.

Amidst the buzz, Yook Sungjae’s agency, IWILL Media, confirmed that the actor-singer has indeed received an offer to join the cast of “Gwigoong” and is currently reviewing it with keen interest. Likewise, Bona’s agency, Starship Entertainment, revealed that the actress-singer is positively considering the offer, hinting at the potential for an exciting on-screen collaboration.


“Gwigoong” promises to transport viewers into a captivating world of fantasy, steeped in Korean folklore and romance. At its core, the drama explores the intriguing tale of the Eight Feet Tall spirit’s vendetta against the king, intertwined with the narrative of a female shaman and an Imuri named Gang Cheol Yi. Drawing from rich mythology, the story unfolds against the backdrop of ancient legends and mythical creatures, adding depth and mystique to the plot.

Who Will Bona and Yook Sungjae Play?

Reportedly, Bona has been tapped to portray Young Mae, a character steeped in familial legacy and burdened by the weight of expectation. As the granddaughter of a revered shaman, Young Mae navigates a world fraught with spiritual intrigue and personal destiny.

Meanwhile, Yook Sungjae’s character is poised to undergo a transformative journey, from the humble beginnings of a concubine’s son to the esteemed position of royal inspector. However, his ascent is fraught with peril as he becomes ensnared by the malevolent spirit, Imugi Gang Cheol Yi, setting the stage for a gripping tale of redemption and resilience.

Central to the narrative is the bond shared between Bona and Yook Sungjae’s characters, rooted in childhood friendship and blossoming into a poignant tale of first love. Their on-screen chemistry also promises to captivate audiences and elevate the emotional depth of the story.

Helmed by esteemed director Yoon Seong Shik, known for his work on acclaimed dramas like “You Are The Best” and “Mr. Queen,” and penned by screenwriter Yoon Soo Jung, “Gwigoong” is also poised to be a visual spectacle brimming with heart, magic, and timeless storytelling.

As fans eagerly await further updates, “Gwigoong” stands as a beacon of anticipation, also promising to transport viewers on a fantastical journey through the annals of Korean history and folklore when it airs on SBS in 2025.