Reactions exploded as Jin Ki Joo confirmed to star with Song Kang Ho in his first K-drama 

Song Kang Ho will be starring in a K-drama for the first time since his debut, and Jin Ki Joo will be the female lead. 

According to Sports Chosun on February 9th, Jin Ki Joo has confirmed her appearance in the upcoming drama “Uncle Samsik”.

“Uncle Samsik” is a drama about the passionate desire and romance of two men, Uncle Samsik and Kim San, who survived turbulent times in the early 1960s. It is also Song Kang Ho’s first drama after his debut, and actors Byun Yo Han, Lee Kyu Hyung, and Seo Hyun Woo are expected to be included in the cast lineup. 

Jin Kijoo

Here, Song Kang Ho will reportedly play the role of Uncle Samsik, while Byun Yo Han assumes the role of Kim San. On the other hand, Jin Ki Joo will transform into Joo Yeo Jin, the female lead of the K-drama, and work together with the two actors. 

Jin Ki Joo, who debuted in the 2015 tvN drama “Second 20s”, has since appeared in notable works such as “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”, “Come and Hug Me”, and “From Now On, Showtime!”. 

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“Uncle Samsik” will include a total of 10 episodes, and is currently under discussion for organization. Filming is also expected to start in the near future. 

On the other hand, upon hearing the news of Jin Ki Joo’s appearance, netizens cheered and reacted enthusiastically.

In particular, they left various comments on the online community ‘theqoo”, such as “I like Jin Ki Joo”, “Song Kang Ho’s drama debut is intense”, “10 episodes are too short”, and “It’s a period drama. I’m looking forward to it”. 

Song Kang Ho

Meanwhile, Song Kang Ho, who started his acting career with a stage play in 1991, has only appeared in movies and received great love for his outstanding acting skills.

However, it is said that he decided to appear in his first ever K-drama based on trust with director Shin Yeon Sik, who worked with him in “One Win” and “Cobweb”.

Source: wikitree

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