On October 6, it was said that both actors were cast as leads in the KBS 2TV drama “Youth of May” (literal translation). “Youth of May” is a drama about two young people who became swept up in the Gwangju Uprising in May 1980.
Lee Do Hyun was offered the role of Hwang Hee Tae, a troublemaker who hates anything predictable. His life is described as “a war on prejudice,” and in order to break the prejudice against sons raised by single mothers, he Tried to get top grades and even entered the Seoul National University College of Medicine. He also plays the guitar and enjoys going to music cafes. However, due to unexpected events, he ends up experiencing the harshest of May of his life.
On the other hand, Go Min Si was offered the role of Kim Myung Hee, a hard-working nurse who left home and is now living in Gwangju all by herself. Although she’s not friendly enough to comfort crying patients, she’s smart and skillful enough to find the proper blood vessel at once. She’s more like a warrior than an angel, and unlike her beautiful appearance, she has a cold out looking.
In response to the news, Lee Do Hyun’s agency Yue Hua Entertainment commented, “Lee Do Hyun has been offered a role in the new drama ‘Youth of May,’ and he is currently reviewing it.”
Go Min Si’s agency Mystic Story stated, “She is positively reviewing the offer to appear in the new drama ‘Youth of May.’”
Lee Do Hyun made his debut in 2017 through tvN’s “Prison Playbook” and has since gone on to appear in SBS’s “30 but 17” and JTBC’s “Clean With Passion For Now.” His most known work is “Hotel Del Luna,” and he is currently starring in the JTBC drama “18 Again.”
Go Min Si debuted in 2017 in the drama “My Sassy Girl,” but she became more widely known after appearing in the movie “The Witch.” She continued to show impressive performance in various projects, such as the movie “The Battle: Roar to Victory” and the drama “Secret Boutique.”
“Youth of May” will be 12 episodes long, and it is currently in a plan to broadcast in the spring of 2021.