Song Joong Ki Named As Imaginable Male Lead In Upcoming Chinese Drama

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Song Joong Ki In Talks To Appear In Upcoming Zombie Drama
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Song Joong Ki In Talks To Appear In Upcoming Zombie Drama

Song Joong Ki may be starring in the Netflix original series Kingdom.

On July 5, his agency Blossom Entertainment relayed to news outlet Sports Chosun, Song Joong Ki has recently received an offer for Kingdom, but he has not decided to star in it yet. Kingdom is one of the many projects he has received an offer for.

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Kingdom is a Korean original Netflix series surrounding a crown prince of Joseon, who investigates an unknown epidemic and finds out about something that puts the whole nation in danger. It will be a historical drama containing elements of zombies. The drama was written by screenwriter Kim Eun Hee, the writer behind tvNs Signal, SBSs Ghost, Sign, and more. It will have a total of eight episodes and will go into production during the later half of 2017.

Chinese Film Centered Around Lays First Lead Drama Character To Premiere In Korea
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Chinese Film Centered Around Lays First Lead Drama Character To Premiere In Korea

EXOs Lay will once again return in front of Korean viewers as Er Yue Hong!

The Mystic Nine Side Story: Flowers Bloom in February is a side film to the popular Chinese drama, The Mystic Nine (also known as Old Nine Gates). While the highly successful drama itself is about nine families of grave robbers who join forces to stop a Japanese scheme to kill an entire city, the film explores the backstory of one specific grave robber, Er Yue Hong, or Lays character.

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SHINees Minho Confirmed For Lead Role In Upcoming JTBC Rom-Com Drama
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SHINees Minho Confirmed For Lead Role In Upcoming JTBC Rom-Com Drama

It seems like fans will be seeing Minho in a new drama soon!

On May 31, a source from JTBC confirmed that SHINees Minho would be starring in JTBCs upcoming web drama Somehow 18 (literal translation).

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Minho has demonstrated great breadth as an actor, as he has taken on a variety of different roles through projects like Hwarang, Because its the First Time, and the film Derailed. Somehow 18 will allow him to show off a different set of charms as an actor, as it is a romantic comedy.

Lee Yeon Hee Considers Lead Role In Upcoming Romantic Fantasy Drama
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Lee Yeon Hee Considers Lead Role In Upcoming Romantic Fantasy Drama

Lee Yeon Hee is considering the lead female role in the upcoming SBS drama, Into the New World (working title)!

A media outlet reported on June 1 that she was cast in the drama. To this, SBS clarified, SBSs Into the New World and Lee Yeon Hee are considering each other, but the casting has not been confirmed.

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Into the New World is a fantasy romantic drama that tells the love story between two same-aged friends who are also 12 years apart in age. Lee Yeon Hee was offered the role of the lead female, Jung Jung Won. If she accepts this role, this will be her first drama comeback in two years.

SHINees Minho Announced As New Lead In An Upcoming JTBC drama
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SHINees Minho Announced As New Lead In An Upcoming JTBC drama

SHINees Minho will be returning to the small screen as the lead male actor in JTBCs new web drama.

Following successful roles in Hwarang, Because Its the First Time, and Medical Top Team, Minho will be further expanding his acting in this latest role. JTBC has confirmed that Minho will be the male lead in their new web drama, Somehow 18. 

Somehow 18 is a romantic comedy that tells the story of a man who miraculously goes back in time to when he was 18, in order to try and bring back his first love who committed suicide.