This is the tragic story of a man. He was born the son of the king’s concubine, and so had to be separated from his father and brother for the reason that his presence threatened the throne. He had a woman he loved with all his heart, but he never got to hold her in his arms because she was the lover of his brother, the king. In the end, he chose death for the people he loved. This man is Yang Myung, from the MBC drama The Sun and the Moon.
Actor Jung Il Woo took on the role of Yang Myung, a character who couldn’t help but be bright on the outside even though he was in pain inside. Jung Il Woo first became known through the MBC sitcom High Kick
, and continued to stack up his successful career with pieces such as The Return of Iljimae
, My Fair Lady
, 49 Days
and Cool Guys, Hot Ramen
He took on different characters with every piece, but finally managed to escape his original image of a good-looking pretty boy with The Sun and the Moon, to become a real actor who could deliver satisfactory performances to his viewers. Continue reading
In the final episode of TMTETS broadcast on March 15th, 2012, Yang Myung (Jung Il Woo) personally chose the death. Yang Myung who has a tragic fate becomes the hero of grand final of the drama.
His crush and passion on Yeon Woo (Han Ga In) has never changed. Yang Myung who made audience sorry for him chose to sacrifice for friend in the end, and his sacrifice allows others to have happy ending, touching the audience with his move. In the drama, Jung Il Woo perfectly portrayed double image of inner pain and coldness of Yang Myung, even let people think that Jung Il Woo is such a person. The performance of Jung Il Woo has made the role even more realistic and vivid. The duel of two suns, the passion to the moon, all becomes possible because of Jung Il Woo.
The audience is giving him rave reviews, saying that the performance of Jung Il Woo is unforgettable. Although his ending is hard to accept, but the acting of Jung Il Woo will always be remembered.