Hallyu star Bae Yong Joon has confirmed that BOF will produce the drama adapation of popular Japanese manga, Kami no Shizuku and he will act in it.
BOF recently acquired the rights with the author of Kami no Shizuku and Bae Yong Joon will thus be involved with the drama production. Kami no Shizuku was an item that BOF have been actively pursuing for the past few months. Bae Yong Joon had revealed to reporters then about his plans for a drama adapation of Kami no Shizuku when he was in Japan in early June to promote “The Legend”. During his time in Japan, he took time out to liase with the manga’s author personally and discuss about the rights and related matters.
The drama adapation of Kami no Shizuku is expected to begin filming in the earlier part of 2009 and will aim to not just broadcast in Korea, but possibly Japan, China, Asian markets and even worldwide. The drama is now attracting lots of attention in Japan, China and other Asian countries already.
Kami no Shizuku sees a young man, Shizuku Kanzaki competing against his adoptive brother, Issey Tomine for his father’s 12 wines whic he considers to be the best in the world, comparing them to Jesus Christ’s disciples. It’s understood that the manga’s author is a Bae Yong Joon fan and one of the roles in the manga was actually created after Bae Yong Joon himself.
Fans of Bae Yong Joon will be highly anticipating this drama adapation for he will be taking on three roles in the production, the planner, the producer and actor.