Drama Casting Update: Kim Bum Accepts Hidden Identity, Kang Min Hyuk Declines School 2015

Welp, you win some and you lose some, I can’t always get my way when it comes to dramas casting my fave lovelies. The good news first – Kim Bum is returning to K-dramas come early summer as he joins the cast of upcoming tvN crime procedural Hidden Identity. It will be his first drama in two years, not since the underwhelming and massively stupid sageuk Goddess of Fire. That drama remains most notable for the two leads Kim Bum and Moon Geun Young getting together for a passionate and whirlwind romance that went all over Europe but sadly didn’t last more than six months.

Kim Bum’s character for Hidden Identity will be a late-twenties detective who belongs to a special unit that solves crimes by going undercover. The drama comes from the PD that did the well-received Bad Guys¬†with a track record of helming dark gritty procedurals. Also inked to the cast is veteran film actor Park Sung Woong, an amazing actor who typically plays bad guys though I believe he’ll be leading the undercover unit as the cop boss this time. I’m thrilled Bummie is returning to K-dramas, not that he was doing nothing for the last two years as he’s been focusing his career doing C-movies, with a few that are slated for release later this year. Continue reading