South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo and actor Park Bo-gum will co-star in the forthcoming television drama Boyfriend.

The company making the programme said on Monday that the series is in pre-production.

The first episode of Boyfriend is expected to air later this year.

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Song, 37, will play the daughter of a politician and former daughter-in-law of a family running a large business conglomerate.

Park, 25, will appear as a man who enjoys the happiness of his everyday life.

Song, one of the leading hallyu, or “Korean wave” celebrities, starred in the hit drama Descendants of the Sun in 2016 alongside actor Song Joong-ki, who is now her husband.

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Park became a star after appearing in the television dramas Reply 1988 and Love in the Moonlight.

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This article was originally written by Dong Sun-hwa for The Korea Times.