Dr. Frankenstein Still Looking for a Leading Man After Yoo Ah In Declines

I think Yoo Ah In dodged a bullet with this one, but what do I know, it could end up being the surprise breakout K-drama of 2015. It was slow news last week due to lunar new year festivities when this new casting update came around. Last month it was reported that Yoo Ah In was offered the leading man role in upcoming K-drama Dr. Frankenstein. If he accepted it might be his last drama prior to enlisting, and we all know how important it is to leave on a high note (see Hyun Bin in Secret Garden or Song Joong Ki with Nice Guy).

After mulling it over, Yoo Ah In has officially declined the drama and remains on the look out for another project (or more) to keep building his already solid acting resume. He still has the sageuk movie Sado with Moon Geun Young and Song Kang Ho coming out later this year so no rush on picking a drama for the sake of getting some screen time. In addition to still looking for a leading man, Dr. Frankenstein is reportedly still without a PD as well though the screenwriter remains the writer who adapted Sungkyunkwan Scandal. This on top of still needing to be picked up by a network, who knows if this drama will see the light of day this year. Continue reading