Lee Sang Yeob Confirmed For New Drama, Jun So Min And Kim Ji Suk In Talks

Lee Sang Yeob has been confirmed for a new drama!

On July 19, a source from his agency C&CO ENS said, “Lee Sang Yeob has been cast as the lead in tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama ‘Top Star Yoo Baek’ (working title), which is scheduled to air in November.”

“Top Star Yoo Baek” will tell the story of a popular celebrity who gets banished to an island after causing trouble. There, the celebrity will form relationships with the welcoming island residents and start a romantic relationship with a woman on the island.

Lee Sang Yeob will play the role of Choi Ma Dol, who is described as “the Jack Sparrow of ships.” Choi Ma Dol is the youngest person to become a captain. He’s an optimistic, friendly, and fun character, but is also strong-headed and charismatic.

Jun So Min is currently in talks to appear as the manager of a supermarket on the island, and Kim Ji Suk has been offered the role of the idol-turned-actor Yoo Baek.

Lee Sang Yeob has appeared in many dramas, portraying a wide range of characters. He was the epitome of a nice guy in KBS 2TV’s “The Innocent Man” and appeared as a lovable producing director in JTBC’s “My Wife is Having an Affair This Week.”

He left a lasting impression on viewers as a serial killer in tvN’s “Signal” and portrayed the cold-hearted lawyer Lee Yoo Beom in SBS’s “While You Were Sleeping.”

“Top Star Yoo Baek” is scheduled to air sometime in November. Are you excited to see Lee Sang Yeob in a new drama?

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