The “Counters” are back! “Uncanny Counter” team confirmed that Kim Sejeong, Jo Byung Gyu, Yu Jun Sang, and Yum Hye Ran will reunite in the much-awaited second installment of the action-fantasy drama! Keep on reading for all the details.
‘Uncanny Counter’ Season 2: Original Counters To Return
Good news to “Uncanny Counter” fans! Sports Donga confirmed on June 27 that the original cast of OCN’s record-breaking drama, which stars Yoo Jun Sang, Jo Byung Gyu, Kim Sejeong, and Yum Hye Ran are all returning for the series’ upcoming sequel!
In January 2021, the high-rated action series has recently been speeding up preparations for its much-awaited Season 2. The production was also hopeful that the original cast would participate again, which now is guaranteed. The crew also looked for new cast members to join the production.
The drama was highly popular and was even evaluated as a new “Korean Hero Drama” during its run. In response, the production team, including director Yoo Sun Dong, decided to expand the drama into a new season just months after Season 1 concluded.
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Since the first season’s finale, the series is being prepared based on the webtoon of the same name, which is serialized under the author’s name Jang Yi.
Kim Hieora Joins ‘Uncanny Counter’ Cast
The “Uncanny Counter” team is devoted to casting new stars who will be significant to the story. Kim Hieora, who starred in the action-comedy series “Bad and Crazy,” is confirmed as an additional cast member.
She made her acting debut in a musical play in 2009 and had her first small-screen appearance through JTBC’s “Beyond Evil” in 2021.
Kim Hieora also made cameos in “Hospital Playlist” and “Forecasting Love and Weather.”
Furthermore, the production is willing to cast new actors and actresses to showcase fresh talents to captivate the viewers.
‘Uncanny Counter’ Season 2 Postpones Filming
Meanwhile, the filming production was postponed until autumn due to Jo Byung Gyu and Kim Sejeong’s busy drama schedules. The two were immediately booked for projects right after they starred in “Uncanny Counter” Season 1.
Once the two stars finish their ongoing drama engagements, the production is expected to resume.
After “Business Proposal,” Kim Sejeong will return with another webtoon-based drama, “Today’s Webtoon,” which is set to premiere in July. Jo Byung Gyu is working on a new drama and film, both set to hit the screens this year.
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