Song Hye Kyo and Lee Do Hyun’s upcoming drama “The Glory” has released new stills!
“The Glory” follows a former victim of brutal school violence who exacts revenge on her bullies after becoming the elementary school homeroom teacher of her bully’s child. The drama will be written by Kim Eun Sook, who has written hit dramas such as “Goblin,” “Descendants of the Sun,” “Heirs,” and “Secret Garden,” and directed by Ahn Gil Ho, who has directed “Happiness,” “Forest of Secrets” (“The Stranger”), “Memories of the Alhambra,” and “Record of Youth.”
Song Hye Kyo, who previously collaborated with Kim Eun Sook on “Descendants of the Sun,” will play vengeful protagonist Moon Dong Eun, while Lee Do Hyun will play male lead Joo Yeo Jung.
The newly released stills show Moon Dong Eun preparing for her long-awaited retaliation. Joo Yeo Jung and Kang Hyun Nam are among her supporters (Yeom Hye Ran). The stills also show Park Yeon Jin (Lim Ji Yeon), Jeon Jae Joon (Park Sung Hoon), Lee Sa Ra (Kim Hieora), Choi Hye Jung (Cha Joo Young), Son Myung Oh (Kim Gun Woo), and Park Yeon Jin’s husband Ha Do Young, who are Moon Dong Eun’s worst nightmares and who drove her to plot revenge (Jung Sung Il). Furthermore, Jung Ji So portrays the young Moon Dong Eun, while Shin Ye Eun portrays the innocent Park Yeon Jin.
Song Hye Kyo said of her character, “Because she is a figure who requires a lot of comfort, I [emphasized] not portraying her in a pitiful way,” adding that she paid close attention to the details in her tone and speed while recording the narration for the drama.
“He may appear to be a lighthearted and pure person, but he is a figure with dual nature,” Lee Do Hyun said of his character. Director Ahn Gil Ho also praised Lee Do Hyun for his portrayal of Yeo Jung and his transformation as the story progressed.
“[I thought] to create a villain only Lim Ji Yeon could portray,” Lim Ji Yeon explained. “There will be no reason or glorification for Yeon Jin’s misdeeds and malice,” scriptwriter Kim Eun Sook stated. That is the reason for this series’ existence.” Lim Ji Yeon agreed with Kim Eun Sook’s assertion.
“The Glory” will be released on December 30th.