Rookie Lee Heewon, Transforms into the Secretary of JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong. “Protect Kim Jaejoong, the Boss.”
The Rookie actress Lee Heewon will transform into the secretary of Kim Jaejoong. The new SBS Wednesday-Thursday drama Protect the Boss cast Lee Heewon as Yang Hayoung, the perfectionist secretary to Cha Muwon (Kim Jaejoong) who is the cousin and the rival of Cha Jihun (Jisung).
Yang Hayoung has the best of credentials, having graduated from a top university of Korea and being fluent in four languages. Furthermore, she updates herself on the business administration in general and is acknowledged in her abilities, becoming the object of envy of all (other) secretaries. In particular, she prepares refreshments for her boss at the speed of light and carries in her bag all items necessary for her work— a thorough person from beginning to end.
In the drama, she is an elite secretary who aids her boss Cha Muwon overtake the “lineal descendant” Cha Jihun and survive the successor game both materially and emotionally. She is the true wielder of influence in the Secretary Department and is a sunbae that Noh Eunsul admires. But she is also someone with a proud and cold attitude to make Eunsul’s work life tough.
She is guarding against Cha Jihun and Noh Eunsul who stand in Cha Muwon’s way and is harboring secret feelings for Cha Muwon.
Lee Heewon, who is returning to the drama scene after a long time since the drama Take Care of the Young Lady, revealed her thoughts: “As a beginner, I am happy to have been cast in a great work. I will do my best in the mindset that I am starting everything anew, and will show a good performance to the viewers.”
On the other hand, Protect the Boss is being aired as the follow-up to City Hunter. It is a romantic comedy that portrays the events that occur after the heroine who had been suffering from lack of work is hired as a dispatch secretary after much twists and turns to serve the male lead who is a delinquent superior to a mega-corporation. It will air starting August 3.