With Gong Yoo, Chun Jung Myung, etc entering the military already, the next batch of stars scheduled to join them include Jo Hyun Jae, Lee Dong Gun and Shinhwa member, Eric Mun has become the focus of attention from the media. With time running out for them, they are grasping the opportunity in their “final act” in order to leave a good impression on the viewers and with no regrets.
Shinhwa member, Eric has lately revealed that he will be taking on his first period drama in his career and will be playing the main lead in KBS “Strongest Chil Woo”. His character is a top assassin in an assassination organization. Eric will be entering the military in September and “Strongest Chil Woo” will end filming by end June and shown immediately. Eric might miss promotional activities for Shinhwa’s 10th Anniversary Album because of this drama filming.
Lee Dong Gun who lost his younger brother days earlier was reportedly set to join “My Name is Kim Sam-Soon” actress, Kim Sun Ah in MBC “Every Day Every Night”. According to the Korean media, “Every Day Every Night” has a strong backing and even managed to cause highly anticipated “East of Eden” drama to be postponed. “Every Day Every Night” will show after “Yi San” ends around June. The drama is based on the Namdaemun arson incident that happened in February this year and also talks about protecting Korean cultural relics.
“One Mom and Three Dads” which will be shown in April on KBS talks about Na Young (Eugene) who challenges the role of a unwed mother while perfect lover Jo Hyun Jae will treat this drama as his final act for his horde of fans.
In addition, Kim Rae Won and Nam Sang Mi, “Gourmet” drama will also greet viewers on SBS in April. He will enter the military following this drama filming.