Im Siwan In Talks To Star In New Suspense Drama Set In 1980s
Im Siwan may be starring in a new drama soon!
On April 25, JTBC reported that Im Siwan will star in director Lee Myung Woo’s upcoming drama “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (literal translation).
In response to the report, Im Siwan’s agency Plum A&C shared, “Im Siwan received an offer to star in the new drama ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ and is currently reviewing it.”
Set in the backdrop of mid-to-late 1980s, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” is a suspense drama that tells the story of students at an agricultural high school in Chungcheong Province. Director Lee Myung Woo who helmed the dramas “The Fiery Priest” and “Backstreet Rookie” is in charge of production.
Im Siwan was reportedly offered the role of Jang Byung Tae, a small and weak boy living in Onyang in South Chungcheong Province. Jang Byung Tae, who is at the bottom of the school’s social ladder, transfers to the neighboring Buyeo Agricultural High School. There, he faces an unexpected incident that becomes a turning point in his life.
Stay tuned for more updates!
In the meantime, watch Im Siwan in “Summer Strike”: