For good or bad this casting is set for upcoming MBC late fall drama Two Cops. The drama will star Jo Jung Seok and idol-actress Hyeri, taking over the Mon-Tues slot from 20th Century Boy and Girl. Han Ji Min was originally in talks for the leading lady role but that fell through and in stepped Hyeri, taking on her first drama in 2017 after doing Entertainer in 2016 and the hit Answer Me 1988 which started in late 2015 and ending January the following year. This will be Jo Jung Seok’s first drama in 2017 as well with a well received turn in Incarnation of Jealousy last year and a memorable cameo as a male mermaid come to land in Legend of the Blue Sea. Two Cops has a supernatural twist with the soul of a conman takes over the body of a police detective and the two souls must work together to crack cases, and in the process both souls fall in love with Hyeri’s role as a reporter.
Also in talks to join the drama is Choi Woo Shik, with the drama coming from a new screenwriter that won a scriptwriting contest at MBC.