An official from Kim Bum’s agency, King Kong Entertainment, says that Kim has confirmed his acceptance of a role in the new MBC drama series Goddess of Fire Jung E.This is the first time for him to act in a historical drama. Kim will play Kim Tae Do, a fine-looking young man who is adept at martial arts and is willing to lay down his life for the love of one woman. The character also has a strong sense of justice, always acting appropriately for the strong and the weak. He has fallen in love with Jung E (played by Moon Geun Young).
Kim says, “I’m going out of my mind because of my first attempt at a historical drama, but I’ll do my best to work well with the entire crew.”
The drama is based on the life of Beak Pa Sun, the first female potter of the Joseon Dynasty. The series is produced by Park Sung Soo and written by Kwon Soon Gyu. It will begin airing in July 2013.