Yang Se Jong, a well-known drama actor loved for his outstanding performances in “Thirty but Seventeen” and “Doona!”, is currently in talks to star in the highly anticipated new Kdrama series “The Hooligans.” This Kdrama series is based on a popular webtoon and has generated much excitement among fans. Previously, Ji Chang Wook received the offer for the lead role but decided not to participate in the project. Read on for more updates on Yang Se Jong’s potential casting.
Actor Yang Se Jong May Lead a New Thriller Kdrama, “The Hooligans” by “Outlaws” Director
Yang Se Jong in Talks
After the success of his romantic-comedy drama “Doona,” actor Yang Se Jong is considering a return to the small screen with a different genre.
According to an exclusive report by SpotvNews, Yang Se Jong has received an offer to play the lead role in the new drama series “The Hooligans.” The Kdrama thriller series is based on the popular webtoon “Pine” (2014) by Yoon Tae-ho, who has had previous works adapted into successful movies and dramas.
Yoon Tae-ho’s webtoon “Ikki” was made into the movie “Moss” in 2010, and his series “Misaeng” became a highly successful drama in 2014.
“The Hooligans” Storyline
In the 1970s, an uncle and his nephew, seeking to escape poverty, started selling fake goods. Eventually, an opportunity came their way. They received an offer to go to the West Sea and search for treasure.
Without hesitation, they decided to take the risk. However, their journey was challenging. As they embarked on their quest, they encountered numerous perilous adventures.
Their main objective was to locate underwater artifacts near Shinan. Along the way, they encountered various ruthless individuals, each with their own motivations and distinct approaches to uncovering the hidden relics.
Renowned director Kang Yoon-sung is set to direct the upcoming drama series. Following his triumphant return with Disney+ original series “Casino,” also known as “Big Bet,”this project marks his next exciting venture. Kang Yoon-sung’s other notable work includes the well-received “The Roundup.”
“The Hooligans” is set to be released on an OTT platform, offering audiences a thrilling and immersive viewing experience.
Yong Se Jong’s Possible New Drama
After completing his military service, actor Yang Se Jong made a triumphant return with the hit drama “Doona” on Netflix, where he starred alongside Bae Suzy. Now, he might take the lead role in the upcoming thriller webtoon-based Kdrama series, “The Hooligans.”
Fans eagerly anticipate his involvement in this exciting project, with the possibility of working alongside Ryu Seung Ryong from “Moving.”
With Yang Se Jong potentially leading and Kang Yoon-sung directing, this series is one to watch. Stay tuned for updates on production.
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