Of course, knowing Korean news media, this might be refuted 10 minutes later, but for now, local news outlet Star News is reporting that actresses Gong Hyo Jin and IU have been confirmed for the new KBS drama “Producer” (working title). Star News cites a related source at KBS.
Actor Cha Tae Hyun has already been confirmed for this drama. “Producer” is set in the world of the variety entertainment department of a television network. The writer is Park Ji Eun, who also wrote “My Love from the Stars”and “Queen of Reversals,” and the director will be Seo Soo Min, a variety show PD who has led “Gag Concert” and “1 Night 2 Days.”
The weekend drama is scheduled to premiere on April 17.
More sources confirm this news, citing the “Producer” production team. Additionally, Kim Soo Hyun is still said to be in final talks.