Jo Jung Suk is officially returning to the small screen with a new K-drama, “Sejak The Enchanted,” alongside Shin Se Kyung.
After almost a year of waiting, fans will finally get to see the 42-year-old star play an interesting character in the upcoming historical-romance series. It can be recalled that Jo Jung Suk’s agency, JAM Entertainment, confirmed in December 2022 that the actor received an offer for a lead role in “Sejak the Enchanted.”
Jo Jung Suk’s New Drama ‘Sejak The Enchanted’ Hints at Premiere + What To Expect in the Series
In an exclusive report, Jo Jung Suk’s new drama will premiere via tvN.
Moreover, “Sejak the Enchanted” will join new K-dramas airing in January 2024 and will be the next series after Lee Young Ae’s K-drama “Maestra” wraps up the season.
Helmed by Jo Nam Gook, the director behind “The Good Detective,” and penned by “The Crowned Clown” screenwriter Kim Sung Deok, the upcoming historical-romance series focuses on the challenging love story between King Lee Yi In, played by Jo Jung Suk, and Kang Hee Soo, portrayed by Shin Se Kyung, a vengeful woman who tries to seduce the King.
But instead of being the one who takes the lead, Kang Hee Soo gets seduced by King Lee Yi In.
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“Sejak the Enchanted” also showcases the danger and crucial state of being a royal and having political power.
With two amazing actors headlining the upcoming K-drama, expectations are high for the appearance of Jo Jung Suk as the King and Shin Se Kyung as the woman with a dangerous motive.
Other than the duo, “Anna” star Park Ye Young will join as a supporting cast member.
Meanwhile, “Sejak the Enchanted” will be Shin Se Kyung’s next project after starring in the second season of tvN’s “Arthdal Chronicles.”
As for the actor, this will be Jo Jung Suk’s new drama after the hit medical series “Hospital Playlist” season 2 in 2021.
What’s Next for Jo Jung Suk?
Other than his K-drama comeback for “Sejak the Enchanted,” Jo Jung Suk will also headline an upcoming movie, “The Land of Happiness.”
In “Hospital Playlist,” he will showcase his versatility in acting as he plays a dedicated lawyer named Jung In Hoon.
Joining him as lead stars are Yoo Jae Myun and Lee Sun Kyun.
As fans await the movie’s premiere date, Jo Jung Suk is also active on TV shows.
Back in September 2023, Spot TV News reported that he was selected to join the upcoming music variety show under producing director (PD) Yang Jung Woo. This means that fans will get to see more of the actor in the coming year.
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Written by Geca Wills