Actor Yoo Yeon Seok may be up for his first lead role on a major broadcasting network fir the first time in his 11-year career.
The actor is currently in talks to star in the upcoming KBS drama, “Blood.” He has been offered the role of the male lead, Park Ji Sang, a vampire who is a surgeon at a cancer center. He is described as a hero that struggles to preserve the nobility and justice of the lives of terminally ill patients. His only fault is his desire and hunger for blood, something he struggles to surpress. He is a “dark hero” that doesn’t regard his fate as a curse, but uses his superhuman abilities to help others.
“Blood” will be directed by Ki Min Soo who also directed “Ojakkyo Brothers” and “Good Doctor.” The series will be written by Park Jae Bum who also penned “God’s Quiz” and “Good Doctor.” It is slated to premiere in February of next year.