JBTC has shared photos from the script reading of its upcoming drama Destined With You, starring SF9’s Rowoon, Jo Bo Ah, Girl’s Day’s Yura, and Ha Jun. 

Destined With You is a fantasy-romance series that revolves around a forbidden book that was thoroughly sealed 300 years ago.

Jo Bo Ah will portray Lee Hong Jo, a civil servant who solves the complaints of Onju City Hall and the one who will obtain the forbidden book and try to solve its curse. The actress has previously starred in Tale of the Nine-Tailed, My Strange Hero, Missing Noir M, and Forest. 

Meanwhile, Rowoon will act as lawyer Jang Shin Yu, who’s under a curse that has been passed down for generations in his family. The idol-actor is best known for his roles in Extraordinary You, The King’s Affection, and Tomorrow. 

Ha Jun will play Kwon Jae Kyung, Lee Hong Jo’s crush, while Yura’s character will be Yoon Na Yeon, Kwon Jae Kyung’s lover and Lee Hong Jo’s former bully. 

Other cast members include Song Young Kyu, Jung Hye Young, Lee Pil Mo, Park Kyung Hye, Lee Tae Ri, Hyun Bong Sik, among others. 

The series will be directed by Nam Ki Hoon, whose previous works include Oh My Baby and Voice 3, and will be written by No Ji Sul of 100 Days My Prince. 

In a press release, the production team teased viewers on what they can expect for the series: “The fate-like narrative and special relationship between Lee Hong Jo and Jang Shin Yu, who are intertwined through the sealed book, is interesting.” 

Destined With You will premiere on August 23.

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