Actress Lee Hye-young-I to Star in "Happy New Year"

Actress Lee Hye-young-I will join the movie "Happy New Year" to showcase the romance of middle ages, her agency said on the 17th.

"Happy New Year" is the story of people who met each other at Hotel Emros during the New Year holidays, each with their own stories and creating relationships in their own ways.

Director Kwak Jae-yong, who made "My Sassy Girl" and "The Classic" is expected to feature actors Han Ji-min, Lee Dong-wook, Kang Ha-neul, Yoona, Won Jin-ah, Kim Young-kwang, Seo Kang-joon, Lee Kwang-soo, and Lee Jin-wook.

In the drama, Lee Hye-young-I plays a Korean-American businesswoman who is not afraid of challenges. After returning to Korea to attend her daughter's wedding, she meets hotel Emros' door man Jung Jin-young, recalling memories of her first love 40 years ago.

Following "SEOBOK", "Happy New Year" will be released simultaneously at theaters and OTT (Online Video Service) TV.