Lee Seung Gi to Play Male Version of Gumiho in New Drama

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Multi-entertainer Lee Seung Gi has chosen his next project. He will be making his small screen comeback throughAncient Medical Book,” making his debut into the sageuk (historical drama) realm. Lee Seung Gi’s camp confirmed, “He plans to meet with his domestic fans through drama ‘Ancient Medical Book.’ The drama plans to go into production early next year.” 

Currently, miss A’s Suzy is the strongest candidate for the female lead. A representative of Suzy’s agency stated, “She received the script and is positively reviewing the offer. However, nothing has been decided just yet.” 

In the series, Lee Seung Gi will take on the role of a mythical figure, a male version of a gumiho (nine-tailed fox). “Ancient Medical Book” will be produced by “A Gentleman’s Dignity’s” Shin Woo Chul and written by “Baker King Kim Tak Gu’s” Kang Eun Kyung. 

“Ancient Medical Book” will premiere sometime in the first half of 2013.