Taecyeon Offered Male Lead Role Opposite Jung So Min in Sageuk Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi Replacing Jo Byung Gyu After Bullying Scandal

The fallout of the February spate of bullying allegations continues albeit less fast and furious. Young actor Jo Byung Gyu was on the verge of total breakout after three consecutive hit dramas Stove League, Sky Castle, and The Uncanny Counter is not on ice. He was accused by former classmates of bullying, he has denied it, but it appears his next drama isn’t ready to bank on him probably due to these allegations not being so clear to dispel. He was signed on for tvN sageuk drama Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi with female lead Jung So Min but the production has not offered the male lead to Taecyeon. His agency confirmed that Taec received the offer but is one of many he’s considering. I think this is a great high profile drama, fantastic leading lady, and a true challenge taking on his first sageuk drama. He might such but at least I know he’ll try really really hard. The drama is from the PD of Designated Survivor: 60 Days and the screenwriter of Tamra the Island (one of my all time faves!) and The Undateables. Currently the drama is scheduled for end of 2021 airing.

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Jung So Min Signs on as Jo Byung Kyu’s Leading Lady in Sageuk Drama Tale of Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi

The casting train is moving fast for high flying K-actor Jo Byung Kyu‘s next drama, likely to keep it fresh of mind just off the highly rated recently finished airing OCN drama The Uncanny Counter. His next drama will be … Continue reading