Confirmed! ‘A Business Proposal’ actress Kim Sejeong will lead a new drama titled ‘Today’s Webtoon’ (literal title).
‘A Business Proposal’ Actress Kim Sejeong Confirmed to Lead New Drama ‘Today’s Webtoon’
Korean Remake of the Popular Japanese Drama ‘Sleepeeer Hit!’
On March 25, actress Kim Sejeong who is currently starring in a hit drama ‘A Business Proposal,’ has confirmed to star as the lead role of On Ma Eum in a new drama ‘Today’s Webtoon.’
‘Today’s Webtoon’ will be the Korean remake of the famous Japanese drama titled ‘Juhan Shuttai!’ known as ‘Sleepeeer Hit!’ in 2016. Jo Su Won and Kim Young Hwan will helm the upcoming drama, while Cho Ye Rang and Lee Hae Eun will pen the script.
‘Today’s Webtoon’ will follow the story of On Ma Eum. She is a former judo athlete who quit her job because of an unfortunate accident during a match. Then, she dreams of working in a webtoon editorial department after accidentally delivering food to that place.
The webtoon editorial department is known for having a high level of competition, and the series will depict the competitive nature of the field in South Korea. However, with her fighting spirit, she could overcome the high competition and obstacles, she became the new employee in the department.
Moreover, the series will portray On Ma Eum as a rookie webtoon editor who lives with a positive attitude despite having to overcome many difficulties. Aside from On Ma Eum’s struggles to improve herself as a webtoon editor, it also depicts her and her coworkers’ hard work in the webtoon editorial department.
Earlier this year, actor Nam Yoon Su also got an offer to appear as the male lead. However, no decision has been made yet. In addition, ‘Today’s Webtoon’ is scheduled to premiere on SBS sometime in the second half of the year.
Kim Sejeong’s Dramas to Watch
Kim Sejeong is a former member of the Kpop idol group Gugudan. In the same year of her debut with Gugudan, she started her acting career in 2016. With her bright and clean image, she has gained a lot of attention from Kdrama audiences since her debut in acting.
The Sound of Your Heart
Her first acting debut in Korean drama was in ‘The Sound of Your Heart,’ with Lee Kwang Soo as the main lead. She played the girl next door in episode 12.
Then, she gained her first leading role as Ra Eun Ho in ‘School 2017’ with Kim Jung Hyun.
I Wanna Hear Your Song
In 2019, she played the role of ‘Hong Yi Young’ in ‘I Wanna Hear Your Song’ with Yeon Woo Jin.
The Uncanny Counter
After acting in rom-com dramas with a slight mystery, she took a different role in her next drama project. In 2020, Kim Sejeong played an evil counter who can sense the evil existence and its power level in the Netflix series, ‘The Uncanny Counter.’
If you are a fan of thriller and suspense dramas, ‘The Uncanny Counter’ starring Kim Sejeong is one of recommended Kdramas in 2020 that you should binge-watch. The series was reported to have a second season this year, yet there is no further information regarding the release date.
A Business Proposal (Office Blind Date)
This year, actress Kim Sejeong has made a comeback to the small screen since her last drama on Netflix, ‘The Uncanny Counter.’
Many Kdrama fans are captivated by her fresh charms in the drama. In addition, despite the cliché storyline, her excellent acting skill in the series has made her one of the most talked about Korean actresses.
In conclusion, since Kim Sejeong has confirmed her next drama project; thus, the upcoming drama ‘Today’s Webtoon’ will be her second drama project this year after ‘A Business Proposal.’ So, have you watched Kim Sejeong’s dramas mentioned above?
And what do you think about the upcoming drama ‘Today’s Webtoon’ starring Kim Sejeong? Please share your opinions in the comment below.
In the meantime, let’s watch Kim Sejeong singing ‘Meet Again,’ the original soundtrack of ‘The Uncanny Counter’ below.
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