BY Staff Reporter | Jan 15, 2013 03:00 PM EST
Actor Um Ki Joon will lead the new TV series “The Virus”
The actor, who have been in dramas like "Dream High" "Scent Of A Woman" and recently in "Ghost", will play the role of chief Lee Myung Hyun, who is in charge of the team who will fight against the virus. He will investigate the causes and the solutions of the disease that has 100% mortality rate.
“The Virus” will be about the a virus that is spreading quickly and it kills people in three days. Crisis Task Force team will fight against this virus that is threatening to kill everyone.
On his casting the actor said "It was an interesting theme, and it called for my attention, as this theme has never been tried in Korea before. This involves a lot of emotional scenes"
The producer also stated "His gentle but unexpected looks was exactly what i was looking for the main lead."
The drama is set to start airing in March on cable channel OCN.
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