Taewon Entertainment has confirmed Jang Hyuk, Lee Da Hae, Oh Yeon Soo, Kim Young Chul, Kim Seung Woo, Kim Min Jong, and Lim Soo Hyang for the first round of casting for drama ‘Iris 2‘.
Taewon Entertainment’s representative said, “‘Iris’ made all of Korea excited in 2010. For its second story, we’ve cast Jang Hyuk, Lee Da Hae, Oh Yeon Soo, and Lim Soo Hyang.
The original ‘Iris’ members Kim Young Chul and Kim Seung Woo will also be joining us, as well as the spin-off ‘Athena: Goddess of War’ member Kim Min Jong. The new drama will be made as soon as the details are negotiated.”
Jang Hyuk will be taking on the role of Yoo Gun, the team leader of NSS TF-A team. Lee Da Hae will be playing Ji Soo Yeon, another member of the NSS TF-A team who used to be a Gold Medalist in shooting. Meanwhile, Kim Seung Woo, Kim Young Chul and Kim Min Jong will be reprising their roles from ‘Iris‘ and ‘Athena‘. In addition, Oh Yeon Soo will be playing Choi Min, NSS’s deputy director and Lim Soo Hyang will be playing a female killer.
Contrary to earlier reports, idols Jiyoung, Doojoon, and Lee Joon have not been officially confirmed yet, but are said to be highly likely to take on the roles. ‘Iris 2′ will start filming next month with the main character castings being finalized, and is aiming to broadcast early next year.