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Seolhyun, Jonghyun to star in vampire high school drama

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Updated : May 12 2015

K-pop singers Seolhyun and Lee Jong-hyun attended a press conference Tuesday for an upcoming high school TV drama entitled "Orange Marmalade."

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K-pop singers Seolhyun (center) and Lee Jong-hyun (right) pose with supporting actor Song Jong-ho. (OSEN)
Seolhyun, who previously played a supporting role in the crime film "Gangnam Blues," will take on the lead role of an undercover vampire student in the drama series. Seolhyun belongs to seven-member girl group AOA.

Lee, who is a member of boy group CNBLUE, will play a cold-blooded vampire who targets female students.

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CNBLUE singer Lee Jong-hyun (OSEN)
"After watching a lot of foreign productions, I realized that vampires ... can be considered sexy in the West," said Lee. "As a result, I tried to showcase my base natural side in the ruthless ... role."

The male lead character of "Orange Marmalade" is played by actor Yeo Jin-goo, formerly a child actor. Yeo, 17, will play a model student and "good boy" at the high school.

"Orange Marmalade" kicks off on Friday at 10:35 p.m.

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Singer Seolhyun (left) poses with lead actor Yeo Jin-goo. (OSEN)
By Yoon Sarah (sarah356@heraldcorp.com)

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