Update: Jang Ki Yong And Lee Soo Hyuk Confirmed To Star In New Reincarnation Drama
Updated January 30 KST:
“Born Again” is a reincarnation drama about a detective, the detective’s lover, and a serial killer who loved the detective’s lover. Their lives ended 32 years ago but their fates become entangled again when they are reincarnated into new lives.
The details of Jang Ki Yong and Lee Soo Hyuk’s roles have changed since the original reports. Jang Ki Yong will be playing the lone wolf Gong Ji Chul in 1986, who refuses to share the fate of his purely evil father. In 2020, Jang Ki Yong will be playing the elite medical student Chun Jong Bum.
Lee Soo Hyuk will be playing the pure-hearted detective Cha Hyung Bin in 1986 and the prosecutor Kim Soo Hyuk, who only believes in DNA evidence, in 2020.
“Born Again” is scheduled to premiere sometime in April.
Jang Ki Yong and Lee Soo Hyuk may be starring in a new drama together!
On January 21, Ilgan Sports reported that Jang Ki Yong and Lee Soo Hyuk will be starring in KBS 2TV’s upcoming drama “Born Again” (literal translation). Following reports, a source from their agency YG Entertainment shared, “Jang Ki Yong and Lee Soo Hyuk are currently reviewing [casting offers for] ‘Born Again.'”
“Born Again” tells the story of a detective, the detective’s lover, and a serial killer who loved the detective’s lover. Although their lives ended 32 years ago, death became a new beginning for them when they reincarnated into a prosecutor, a bone archaeology instructor, and a medical student, rekindling their twisted fates once again.
Jang Ki Yong is in talks to play the role of Cha Hyung Bin, who used to be a detective in 1986 and is reborn in 2020 as the prosecutor Kim Soo Hyuk of the remains excavation team. Although he gives off a sharp and cold impression, he’s overflowing with passion on the inside. He’s also a tough character who says whatever he wants regardless of whether or not it hurts someone or makes them feel uncomfortable.
Lee Soo Hyuk is in talks to play a serial killer from 1986 who transforms into medical student Cheon Jong Beom in 2020. With great proportions, flawless skin, and a dark gaze on an expressionless face, he’s the walking embodiment of a beautiful statue. He also controls the people around him without their awareness and makes them want to gain his approval.
“Born Again” will be produced by director Jin Hyung Wook and written by scriptwriter Jung Soo Mi. The drama is expected to premiere in April.
In the meantime, watch Jang Ki Yong in “Search: WWW” below!
Watch Lee Soo Hyuk in “Lucky Romance” below!