My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter
| NewsLetter DailyWeekly

Back

Jang Hyeok tapped to star in 'Iris 2'

2012/09/13 | 713 views |  | Permalink | Source

CUBICO

Rumor has it that the protagonist in the sequel of hit drama "IRIS" will be Jang Hyeok.

According to Sports Hankook yesterday, the 35-year-old actor is contemplating a proposal pitched by Taewon Entertainment, the company behind the action drama that was a huge success in 2009.

Jang is set to take over the role played by Lee Byeong-Heon in the prequel.

"It's not set in stone yet, but it's most likely that Jang will play the lead", a source from the industry told the sports and entertainment daily.

Jang was picked because of his roles in the hit dramas "Deep-rooted Tree" (2011) and "The Slave Hunters" (2010).

"Jang really showed that he has a flair for action and there are not many actors out there who can combine action and drama", said the insider.

The original drama, which aired on KBS nearly three years ago, amassed viewer ratings of 40 percent and boasted a stellar cast of Hallyu actors such as Lee, Kim Tae-hee, Kim So-yeon, Jeong Joon-ho as well as Big Bang's T.O.P.

By Carla Sunwoo

Back

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss

Back

 Previous news

Back

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$2.99 per month (you can cancel anytime).
The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Rewards

Activate

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide
You Who Came From The Stars (DVD) (13-Disc) (Director's Edition) (First Press Limited Edition) (English Subtitled) (SBS TV Drama) (Korea Version) + 2 Posters in Tube + $10 Off with WG10STARS
$10 Off with coupon WG10STARS
Hello Korean Vol. 3 - Learn With Lee Joon-ki (Book + 2CD) (English Version)
Easy Talk in Korean
Korean Fashion Men
JJANG! Up to 60% off at YesStyle.com's Korean Sale!
Stars of K-Pop Giveaway
Cineasie - Where West Meets East