Offers are out to Cha Eun Woo and Seo Yea Ji for upcoming fantasy exorcism OCN Korean drama called “Island” (tentative title). The drama “Island” will be adapted from a popular webtoon of the same name.
“Island” will revolve around three characters Pan, Won Mi Ho and John who are connected together by fate, and they need to protect one another. Pan was cursed to have an immortal life. To break his curse he needs a woman. Won Mi Ho, born in a rich family lives a cursed life as she is constantly chased by goblins. Kang Chan Hyuk popularly known as John is a priest living in guilt as he didn’t protect one girl to the fullest. He is kind of a modern priest who lived in the United States. He decides to help and bring Pan and Won Mi Ho together on a strange mysterious yet beautiful Island.
Actor Kim Nam Gil has confirmed for the main role of immortal, strong yet warm at heart Pan. He fights monsters and saves the people, but deep down he holds some emotional scars. This is in two years the actor has confirmed for a role in drama. Earlier he starred in drama “The Fiery Priest”.
Singer actor Cha Eun Woo who is still in talks is offered for the role of a Kdrama addict priest called John. As he grew in the United States, John watched Kdramas to keep hold on to his mother tongue. Cha Eun Woo recently starred in another webtoon adaption drama “True Beauty”.
Actress Seo Yea Ji has been offered for the role of female lead Won Mi Ho in “Island”. If confirmed she will be playing the rich girl Mi Ho who needs to stay away from goblins. Seo Yea Ji earlier starred in Korean drama “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” which brought the actress many prestigious awards.
Kdrama “Island” is likely to release in the second half of 2021 on OCN.