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Lee Byung Hun Cast As Lead In New Series By Writer Of 'Goblin' And ‘Descendants Of The Sun’

by Rosen Seth / Jun 26, 2017 05:46 AM EDT
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It seems like another hit series is on its way as popular writer Kim Eun Sook is already reportedly working on a new series. The upcoming series has cast one of South Korea’s most celebrated actors for the lead role.

Writer Kim Eun Sook confirmed last May that she is working on a new television drama series titled “Mr. Sunshine”. Aside from her, director Lee Eun Bok will also be on board for the production. The two have worked together on “Goblin” and “Descendants of the Sun”, which was extremely popular and successful drama series.

A Recent development for the upcoming drama series, “Mr. Sunshine” has revealed that top actor Lee Byung Hun has taken the lead role. Lee Byung Hun was reportedly offered the role when Kim Eun Sook specifically asked for an experienced actor who can speak English fluently. Lee Byung Hun was deemed the perfect fit for the role and the production crew has revealed that they are excited to work with him. The production crew added that they are doing their best while working on the drama series that is why they want complete the casting as soon as possible.

So far, the cast as well as the network of the new drama series, “Mr. Sunshine” has not been finalized yet. However, it has been revealed that the series will be set in the early 1900s during an American expedition in Joseon, which is now South Korea. A synopsis of the said series reveals that the story will focus on a young boy from Joseon who flew to the United States through an American warship and several years later, he will return to South Korea as an American soldier.

The anticipated new series, “Mr. Sunshine” has been set to air later this year. Given Kim Eun Sook and Lee Eung Bok’s current track records, fans are looking forward to another hit drama series. Fans are waiting for further news on who the leading lady will be as well as the rest of the cast.

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