It is confirmed that we will get to see actor Kim Jung Hyun and actress Im Soo Hyang together in a fantasy Romance Kdrama.
The drama is currently called “Kkokdu’s Gye Jeol” (which means “The Season of Kkokdu”) and it will be helmed by “Check Out the Event” PD.
“Kkokdu’s Gye Jeol” will tell the crime-thriller themed fantasy love story between an eccentric and cruel grim reaper and a doctor with mysterious abilities.
Actor Kim Jung Hyun will play the role of eccentric and cruel grim reaper Kkok Du. Today, he is the only being to exist in the underworld. One day, he gets on the wrong side of God, as a result, he is now cursed to go to Earth after every 99 years. There he has to punish evil people and lead the deceased in the afterlife. He lands in the body of a man named Do Jin Woo, he looks exactly like him. On Earth, he meets Han Gye Jeol.
This will be the actor’s return to the drama world after two years. Earlier Kim Jung Hyun starred in “Mr. Queen” (2020).
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Actress Im Soo Hyang will portray the role of Han Gye Jeol. She is a doctor who graduated from a university which is ranked last in South Korea. This always makes her feel inferior from the doctors who graduated from prestigious universities. Her only family is her younger brother. Gye Jeol life seems to be changing after she meets Do Jin Woo.
Im Soo Hyang earlier starred in Korean drama “Doctor Lawyer” (2022).
Currently, Kdrama “Kkokdu’s Gye Jeol” is being filmed and is expected to release this year on broadcasting network MBC.