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Lee Seung Gi & Suzy's New K-Drama 'Vagabond' Premiere Date Pushed Back To September

by Jessica Rapir / Apr 02, 2019 03:55 AM EDT
Lee Seung Gi and Suzy's new K-drama 'Vagabond' premiere gets pushed back to September. Photo by SBS Now/YouTube Screenshot

Some sad news for Lee Seung Gi and Suzy's fans. The premiere date of their reunion K-drama, Vagabond, has been delayed to September.

SBS's Vagabond is originally set for release in May after the conclusion of Joo Jin-Mo's Big Issue. However, instead of Vagabond, the time slot will be taken by Absolute Boyfriend which stars The Crowned Clown actor Yeo Jin Goo, Girl's Day member Minah, and Hong Jong Hyun.

Reports indicate that the premiere date of Vagabond has been delayed in September due to filming schedule issues and a pending deal with Netflix. The Korean spy drama is a huge TV production. Reports indicate that it has a 25 billion won (approximately $22 million) budget.

Aside from Vagabond, both Lee and Suzy are also busy with other projects. The A Korean Odyssey actor is still one of the cast members of Master in the House and also hosting the Mnet's survival competition Produce 48. Lee is also set to join the cast of Netflix's Busted Season 2 which is expected to premiere this year.

As for Suzy, the While You Were Sleeping actress has been cast in the upcoming film Mount Baekdu. She joined the star-studded cast that includes Mr. Sunshine actor Lee Byung Hun and Train To Busan star Ma Dong Seok.

This is not the first time that Vagabond's premiere date has been delayed. It was first announced that it will be released by the end of 2018 and then it was moved to May 2019.

The first table reading of the TV drama was held in June 2018. It started filming in the same month in Korea and other overseas locations such as Portugal and Morocco. The cast and crew are still filming the drama at the moment.

Vagabond follows the life of a stuntman, Cha Dal Gun (Lee Seung Gi), and a National Intelligence Service agent, Go Hae Ri (Suzy). Cha Dal Gun dreams to become a world famous action actor. He survives a plane crash but his nephew did not.

Cha makes it his mission to uncovers the truth behind the plane crash and digs up a conspiracy and a national corruption case. Agent Go, on the other hand, later becomes a covert operative.

Vagabond is a reunion project for Lee and Suzy who worked together in MBC's K-drama Gu Family Book. The K-drama was released in 2013. This is also a comeback TV drama fro Suzy. She was last seen acting in While You Were Sleeping in 2017.

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