Update: Han Hyo Joo And Park Sung Hoon In Talks To Star In New Apocalyptic Drama
Updated March 25 KST:
Sports Chosun reported that Park Sung Hoon will be taking on the role of Jung Yi Hyun, who is a violent crimes detective and the female lead Yoon Sae Bom’s former high school classmate, friend, and fake husband. In high school, he drove his baseball team to victory at the high school baseball league and was selected in the second round of the major league baseball draft. However, he had to quit baseball due to a knee injury, and it was Yoon Sae Bom’s sympathy and bravery that helped him get back on his feet. Han Hyo Joo is in talks to play Yoon Sae Bom.
In response to the report, BH Entertainment stated that Park Sung Hoon was reviewing the offer to star in the drama.
According to Sports Chosun, Park Sung Hoon will head into filming for “Happiness” in May as soon as filming for his ongoing SBS drama “Joseon Exorcist” ends.
Check out Park Sung Hoon in “Joseon Exorcist” below!
Han Hyo Joo may be starring in a new drama!
On March 24, Ilgan Sports reported that Han Hyo Joo had decided to star in the drama “Happiness” (literal title). Following reports, a source from Han Hyo Joo’s agency BH Entertainment clarified, “Han Hyo Joo is positively reviewing the offer to star in ‘Happiness.'”
“Happiness” is an apocalyptic thriller that takes place in a time in which infectious diseases have become the new normal. In a newly constructed apartment in a large city where the higher floors are up for general sales and the lower floors are rented out, the drama depicts the subtle psychological battle and the class discrimination that occurs. The city hits rock bottom when an impending apocalypse hits in the form of a new type of infectious disease in which people suffer from unabated thirst.
Han Hyo Joo is in talks to star as Yoon Sae Bom, who grew up in an unhappy household. Yoon Sae Bom is decisive and has fast judgement, and she’s the type to put things into action as soon as she puts her mind to it. Her motto is to live comfortably in the complicated world, but she’s actually a character who can hold a grudge. If Han Hyo Joo accepts the offer, this will be her first time starring in a drama in five years since her 2016 drama “W.”
“Happiness” will be helmed by producing director (PD) Ahn Gil Ho and writer Han Sang Woon, who worked on “Watcher” together. The drama will be produced by Studio Dragon, and it’s reportedly scheduled to air in the second half of the year.
In the meantime, watch Han Hyo Joo in “W” below:
Also take a look at “Watcher” here: