Jang Hyuk Considers Offer To Star As Main Lead In MBC’s Upcoming Drama
His newest drama just started, but Jang Hyuk is already receiving new offers for his next production!
On May 10, a source from his agency clarified earlier reports about his casting as the lead in MBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama “Bad Papa” (literal translation). They explained, “He has received an offer to star in ‘Bad Papa.’ However, the discussion is not at the stage where his appearance can be confirmed.”
Directed by Jin Chang Kyu of “Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People,” “Bad Papa” is about the struggle of a middle-aged man who makes the decision to become “a bad person” in order to be a good father. It is currently set to air after “Partners for Justice” and “Life-and-Death Romance” (literal title).
Jang Hyuk has been offered the role of Yoo Ji Chul, a former, undefeated boxing champion who is also a husband and father. When his life suddenly becomes hell, Yoo Ji Chul despairs everyday until he comes across a new drug that is amazingly effective. By taking the mysterious drug, he manages to successfully return to mixed martial arts.
Jang Hyuk is currently starring in SBS’s “Wok of Love” with Jung Ryeo Won and 2PM’s Junho. Check out the latest episode below!