KARA‘s Jiyoung, B2ST‘s Doojoon, and MBLAQ‘s Lee Joon have been reported to have all been casted in the upcoming drama, “IRIS 2.”
According to a representative, the three idols will be joining the all-star cast taking on roles as agents. Kang Jiyoung has been cast as a honest and confident agent named Song Chae Ran, Yoon Doojoon as the cool agent Yoon Shi Hyuk, and last but not the least Lee Joon as the talented password hacker, Kim Ji Hun.
Futhurmore, actress Im Soo Hyang from “New Tales of Gisaeng” will also be joining the cast as an assassin working for the Russians.
One of the representatives reported, “We have put in a lot of time and effort into casting for ‘IRIS 2′ to live up to the success of ‘IRIS’ with Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Hee as the leads. In addition to idol stars Kang Jiyoung, Yoon Doojoon, and Lee joon, older actors such as Baek Yoon Shik and Im Ha Ryong are also being considered for roles in the drama. We are expecting for [the production] to exceed the success of its predecessor.”
The drama is scheduled to start airing at the beginning of 2013. Continuing the story after the death of Lee Byung Hun in the first production, actors Jang Hyuk, Lee Da Hae, and recently reported Daniel Henney are all likely to take on the important roles in the drama. Taewon Entertainment which produced the first “IRIS” will be in charge of the sequel as well.
Who’s excited for ‘IRIS 2?’
Article by: Benjamin & Glenn