South Korea’s prominent singer-actor Seo In Guk will be starring in a new webtoon-adapted Korean drama with Park So Dam, Death’s Game. But what is most exciting is that the actor will face death and even die 13 times in the story. What is happening, and will he be able to escape it eventually? Check out the following complete details about Seo In Guk and Park So Dam new drama, Death’s Game.
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Seo In Guk and Park So Dam to Star in New Korean Drama, DEATH’S GAME
Singer-actor Seo In Guk will be extremely busy with various projects for the small screen this year! After previously in talks for a historical project, Handwritten, Seo In Guk will soon star in a new webtoon-adaptation Korean drama, Death’s Game, with Park So Dam.
Korean media reported a few days ago that Seo In Guk and Park So Dam were going to star in a new drama, Death’s Game. This new drama is an adaptation of a webtoon with the same name that gained so much attention due to the interesting conflicts and how the main character’s perception of death.
Seo In Guk Replaces Kang Ha Neul as DEATH’S GAME Lead Role with Park So Dam
Previously, actor Kang Ha Neul was supposed to star in Death’s Game Korean drama. But apparently, the discussion fell through after a disagreement regarding its OTT programming. As a result, Kang Ha Neul canceled his appearance for his role in Death’s Game.
Today, the talented singer and master of melodrama Seo In Guk comes to save the day with his iconic visual and rich expressions. Alongside world-class actress Park So Dam, what kind of performance do you think both actors will portray this time?
What is the New Drama About?
It is not Seo In Guk if he doesn’t choose projects that are iconic and one of a kind. After becoming the world’s ultimate calamity in Doom at Your Service and a fake shaman in Cafe Minamdang, today Seo In Guk will turn into a man who has angered Death itself.
Taken from the webtoon’s original story, Death’s Game Korean drama tells the story of a man who decides to take his own life after a series of misfortunes and bad decisions.
Singer-actor Seo In Guk will take on the role of the main character, Choi Yi Jae. If the story fully follows the original webtoon, it will start with Choi Yi Jae committing suicide after a series of misfortunes and bad decisions.
A Man Who Has Angered the Death
Choi Yi Jae is a 31-year-old man who feels his life is a big failure. He hasn’t been able to land a job for 5 years despite actively searching and applying for various positions in different companies. Then, when he decides to invest his lifesaving in cryptocurrencies, the investment turns out to be a scam, and he loses everything. To make everything worse, his girlfriend of 6 years leaves him and is getting married only 3 months after their breakup.
Feeling that he can no longer face his failure in life, Choi Yi Jae believes that death is a much easier way to escape his misfortune. At the end of the day, he ends his life by thinking that death is an insignificant way to end his pain.
Little did he know that this thought had angered the Death itself.
Taking a form of a beautiful woman, Death appears in front of Choi Yi Jae and invites him to play her game. Yi Jae will experience 13 different lives in which he’s facing imminent death. If he successfully escapes the death that comes to him in that life, he will be able to enjoy and live out the life as that individual. If not, he will die and reset in another person’s life and story.
DEATH’S GAME: a Brand-New Perspective of Life and Death
As one of the most popular webtoons, Death’s Game brings a whole new perspective of life and death. Considering that South Korea is a country with a high suicide rate, the story tries to invite fans to view death as something more significant than just a way of escape.
Indeed, it has not been revealed what role Park So Dam will play in the new drama. However, since Park So Dam was in talks to play the main role, the world-class actress will likely play the role of Death herself. Sporting chic and classy high-class appearance, we will be able to watch Park So Dam transformation into an elegant and charismatic divine human being. That is if she really takes on Death’s role.
Did Seo In Guk and Park So Dam Accept the New Drama Offer?
Finally, following the announcement, both Seo In Guk and Park So Dam agencies confirmed that they had received offers to play the lead roles in Death’s Game Korean drama. According to the agencies, both actors are positively reviewing the offers. It means that if there’s no imminent issues and scheduling conflicts, Seo In Guk and Park So Dam will certainly appear in the new drama.
Still, what is most exciting about Death’s Game Korean drama is that there will be 8 different actors who will play Choi Yi Jae alongside Seo In Guk. After all, Choi Yi Jae will embark on a journey of living the life of 13 different people. And since each life will portray a different character, a different actor will take on the role of each life that Choi Yi Jae experiences.
Yes, it is basically Reborn Rich, Again My Life, and The Golden Spoon combined in a whole new drama with 13 different characters’ stories.
So, are you excited to see how Seo In Guk and Park So Dam perform their characters in Death’s Game Korean drama? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments.
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