Good news for Rain fans, myself included of course since he’s just gotten more endearing as a person over the years even though his acting and taste in picking projects remains woefully inconsistent. He’s coming back in 2018 with a new drama, going to cable network jTBC to headline the action thriller Sketch (not to be confused with upcoming SBS drama Switch). He will play a detective in the violent crimes unit in a drama about a group of people fighting to change the future, whatever that entails. The drama is from the screenwriter of K-drama Hidden Identity and also wrote the Joseon detective period movie The King’s Case Note. This will be Rain’s first drama in two years since he did Please Come Back Ahjusshi which was just ok and really Oh Yeon Seo stole the thunder in that drama. I’m hoping this action drama doesn’t turn Rain into a slick and soulless hero like with Fugitive: Plan B and instead gives him plenty of character depth and nuance.