Nation's boyfriend Park Bo Gum is in talks with tvN to star in their upcoming fantasy romance Hwayugi. Park's agency Blossom Entertainment confirmed the news and added that the Moonlight Drawn by the Clouds actor is reviewing the offer positively.
However, he is yet to make a final call. Written by Hong Sisters, the drama will be based on the famous ancient novel 'Journey to the West.' Actor Cha Seung Won has also been approached for a key role.
Park rose to fame after the super success of 'Reply 1988' and 'Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, he has also won a number of awards including Most Mentioned from SBS' "Cultwo Show" Awards, Star of the Year from OSEN Awards and Best New Actor from the 5th APAN Star Awards. The actor also topped almost all the list of most-searched entertainer in Korea last year.
According to Park's management agency Blossom Entertainment, the actor has been getting more requests than before to make appearances in dramas. Post the success of his dramas, the actor was busy doing a slew of commercials including VProve, Domino's Pizza, and, Line Pay.
Park Bo Gum grabbed the spotlight recently when he greeted his special challenged fan with extra care fan signing event for a fashion brand. When the 23-year-old actor realised that she was completely paralysed, he made sure that she was able to see him properly and therefore went on to formally greet her, even brushed her hair back a bit, and gave her a small hug.
Immediately, post the event, fans termed him as the 'Nation's Boyfriend,' as he had all the qualities of a perfect date.