Lee Sang Yeob Confirmed For New Drama, Jun So Min And Kim Ji Suk In Talks
According C&CO ENS ( Lee Sang Yeob’s company) confirmed that actor decided to cast as the lead in tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama ‘Top Star Yoo Baek’ (working title) on July 19.
A members of Running man show, Jeon So Min is also in talks to appear as the manager of a supermarket on the island, and Kim Ji Suk has been offered the role of the idol-turned-actor Yoo Baek.
Drama “Top Star Yoo Baek” will tell the story of a popular celebrity who gets banished to an island after causing trouble. There, the celebrity will form relationships with the welcoming island residents and start a romantic relationship with a woman on the island.
Lee Sang Yeob will play the role of Choi Ma Dol, who is described as “the Jack Sparrow of ships.” Choi Ma Dol is the youngest person to become a captain. He’s an optimistic, friendly, and fun character, but is also strong-headed and charismatic.
He left a lasting impression on viewers as a serial killer in tvN’s “Signal” and portrayed the cold-hearted lawyer Lee Yoo Beom in SBS’s “While You Were Sleeping.”
“Top Star Yoo Baek” is scheduled to air sometime in November and Running Man fans can’t wait to see these two back on camera together again!
Previously, Lee Sang Yeob has appeared on Running man with Hong Jin Young, Kang Han Na and Lee Da Hee as long-term guests. During filming set, Lee Sang Yeob and Jeon So Min showed their great chemistry and they even had a short loveline on Running man show.