“Tale Of The Nine Tailed” starring Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum is currently searching for a new female lead for Season 2 and 3.
Since the production team of “Tale Of The Nine Tailed” announced their plan of casting a new female lead for seasons 2 and 3, many viewers have raised high expectations because they will be able to see the gumiho brothers Lee Yeon and Lee Rang again.
Apart from the chemistry of the male and female leads, Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum’s bromance also received huge love from drama fans. Let’s look back on some moments of these gumiho brothers in this 2020 drama.
Even though both are under the same company, Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum hadn’t had any chance to work together until “Tale Of The Nine Tailed”. This is a sci-fi and romantic drama that tells about Lee Yeon, an over 1000-year-old gumiho who eradicates supernatural beings that threaten the world to protect the border of humans and gods. He lost his lover Nam Ji Ah (Jo Bo Ah) in the past because of an evil cobra and spent hundreds of years searching for her reincarnation.
In this drama, Kim Bum plays Lee Rang – Lee Rang’s younger half-brother and showcased impressive bromance chemistry with Lee Dong Wook. Due to some misunderstandings, Lee Rang always seeks revenge on his brother without knowing that Lee Yeon treasures him the most. It was their love-hate relationship that raised many discussions in online communities and contributed to the success of this drama.
Not only successfully showing their on-screen chemistry, but Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum are also close in real life. The affectionate and adorable behind the scenes images of the actor duo make the audience forget about the female lead. With such good chemistry between the Lee brothers, some viewers suggest that it’s not necessary for the producers to cast a new female lead for the upcoming sequels, and focusing on developing the storyline of Lee Yeon and Lee Rang is enough.
Currently, “Tale of the Nine Tailed 2” is still in the process of selecting the female lead. The actress who took on the female lead role of season 1, Jo Bo Ah, cannot continue to participate. Her absence has let down many viewers. However, recently, netizens have been excited by the news that “Penthouse” star Kim So Yeon is in talks to replace Jo Bo Ah as the female lead in the upcoming 2nd and 3rd season. However, the actress’s representative reveals that Kim So Yeon is still considering the offer and nothing is confirmed yet.
Season 2 and 3 of “Tale of the Nine Tailed” are not set in modern times, but shifted to an earlier timeline. Season 2 will be set in the Japanese colonial era and season 3 will turn into a historical drama in the Joseon era.
Although the half brothers Lee Yeon – Lee Rang have many scenes together in season 1, the drama does not go deep into the events that the two experience. Therefore, many viewers have expressed their hope that, with the enjoyable “bromance” between Lee Dong Wook and Kim Bum, the upcoming sequels of the series will dive more into the stories of their characters.
What do you think if in “Tale of the Nine Tailed” season 2 and 3, there is no female lead but only two male leads? According to some fans, that can probably make the sequels of “Tale of the Nine Tailed” even more unique and attractive than the 1st season.