Kim Young Kwang might be starring in tvN’s upcoming drama “Room N9” (working title).
On April 3, a source from his agency stated that the actor received an offer for the drama and is positively considering it. He is in talks to play the role of a 34-year-old family physician named Ki Yoo Jin. Actress Kim Hee Sun was previously confirmed to star in the drama as well.
“Room N9” is about a lawyer named Eul Ji Hae Yi (played by Kim Hee Sun) whose body is switched with a prisoner residing in room No. 9 of a women’s prison. Ki Yoo Jin is Eul Ji Hae Yi’s lover and will play a critical role in returning her soul back to her body.
The drama is written by Jung Sung Hee, who also wrote “Princess Jamyung” and “The Merchant: Gaekju,” and it will be directed by Ji Young Soo, who previously worked on “Big Man” and “Beating Again.” The drama is slated to air sometime in September.