A year after JTBC's "18 Again" conlcluded, lead stars Lee Do Hyun, Hwang In Yeop, Wi Ha Joon, and more are now dominating the Korean drama industry. With this, know more about their upcoming projects this year and in 2022!
Korean drama "18 Again" takes pride in its star-studded, versatile cast members, who were able to immerse themselves in their respective roles.
Since its conclusion last November 10, 2020, the younger cast members - Lee Do Hyun, Hwang In Yeop, Wi Ha Joon - are now booked and busy, receiving various projects, and dominating the drama realm.
Without further ado, here are their forthcoming dramas you should anticipate this year until 2022!
Lee Do Hyun
In "18 Again," Lee Do Hyun played the roles of Hong Dae Young and Ko Woo Sung.
At 26, Lee Do Hyun already filled out his credentials, having starred not just in the slice of life Korean drama but also in Netflix thriller "Sweet Home," alongside Song Kang and Go Min Si.
Lee Do Hyun also made a cameo in JTBC's and award-winning "Beyond Evil" that stars Shin Ha Kyung and Yeo Jin Goo.
In May, he starred in the retro-melodrama "Youth of May," where Lee Do Hyun shared the frame again with Go Min Si.
Then, the award-winning actor will now make his small screen return with "Melancholia," scheduled to premiere on November 3 on tvN.
This time, he is expected to work with "Chicago Typewriter" actress Im Soo Jung.
Wi Ha Joon
Before he rose to stardom, thanks to "Squid Game," Wi Ha Joon was already in the acting industry for years. His appearance in "18 Again" made him noticed by many.
Then, in 2021, Wi Ha Joon became booked as he took on various projects.
In June, his movie "Midnight," along with Jin Ki Joo, met the viewers. In the same month, he starred in the film "Shark: The Beginning."
Afterwards, Wi Ha Joon received his biggest breakthrough as an actor when he starred in "Squid Game." Since participating in this megahit series, he catapulted a massive following on Instagram and got more project offers.
Wi Ha Joon will make his drama comeback with "Bad and Crazy," alongside Lee Dong Wook and Han Ji Eun.
Wi Ha Joon is also in discussions to lead the forthcoming drama "Little Women."
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Hwang In Yeop
Apart from acting, Hwang In Yeop also has a talent in singing. His participation in tvN's romantic-comedy series "True Beauty" became his turning point and received more support from the fans all over the world.
Hwang In Yeop officially had his first-ever online fanmeeting.
This 2021, the actor will star in Netflix's "The Sound of Magic," also known as "Annarasumanara," where he will work with Ji Chang Wook and Choi Sung Eun.
In 2022, Hwang In Yeop is already booked for another drama, titled "Why Oh Soo Jae?" and is expected to share the screen with Seo Hyun Jin and Heo Jun Ho.
Meanwhile, Roh Jeong Eui, who played the role of Hong Shi A in "18 Again," was supposed to make her small screen return with "Dear.M" last February. However, due to bullying accusations against her co-star Park Hye Soo, the drama was postponed.
Fortunately, Roh Jeong Eui is booked to star in the SBS series "Us That Year," where she will star together with Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi. The romantic drama is slated to premiere in the last quarter of 2021.
Further, Golden Child's Bomin, who played the role of Seo Ji Ho, Hong Shi A's best friend, is set to take on a lead role in webtoon-based "Shadow Beauty."
"18 Again" lead stars Kim Ha Neul and Yoo Sang Hyun have no upcoming drama projects yet. The JTBC series was their latest drama together.
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Who among the "18 Again" cast are you excited to see again? Let us know in the comments!
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Written by Shai Collins.