Jang Geun Suk is rumored to be returning to drama after his last drama Switch: Change the World which aired in 2018. Through a South Korean media outlet reported back by mydramaliston June 21 reported that Jang Geun Suk has been chosen as the main character for Coupang Play’s original series ‘Chronicles of Crime’.
Reporting from the same page, Jang Geun Suk has received the script for the series and is positively considering it. If the actor accepts the drama offer, it will mark his return to the drama world after four years.
‘Chronicles of Crime’ focuses on the subject of crime. Meanwhile, the character offered to Jang Geun Suk has yet to be revealed. The series is directed by director Kim Hong Seon, the man behind popular thrillers such as, ‘Voice,’ ‘The Guest,’ ‘Metamorphosis,’ and ‘Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area’.
Currently ‘Chronicles of Crime’ is still in discussion to premiere on the Couplang Play platform. Nothing has been decided yet and there is still a possibility for changes to the broadcast network. The production team has also not divulged any other players besides Jang Geun Suk, as well as other production information.
Hearing this news, many netizens missed the actor’s return to the small screen. Let’s wait for the good news from Jang Geun Suk!
Jang Geun Suk enlisted in the military in July 2018. He completed his duty in May 2020, but instead of returning to acting immediately, the actor met his fans through various activities.
Previously, Jang Geun Suk was also offered a drama, along with SNSD’s Choi Soo Young for the original Daum KakaoTV series ‘Accidental Country Diary’. But because the casting failed, the drama was replaced by Choo Young Woo and Red Velvet’s Joy.
Meanwhile, Jang Geun Suk is known as a top South Korean actor who has starred in dramas as the main characters in ‘The Royal Gambler,’ ‘Bel Ami,’ ‘Love Rain,’ ‘Mary Stay Out All Night,’ ‘You’re Beautiful,’ ‘ ‘Hong Gil Dong,’ and more.