Korean actor Ji Seong has been set to star in a 20 billion won blockbuster TV series titled "Kim Soo Ro", according to his agency Namoo Actors.
Namoo announced Thursday that the actor has been cast to play the lead role in the upcoming MBC drama, playing the historic figure Kim Su-ro who founded and ruled the state of Geumgwan Gaya in the 5th century.
The traditional epic drama, which will also star noted Korean actors Yoo Oh-seong and Bae Jong-ok, is scheduled to go into shoot on location in China starting this month.
Ji Seong, whose real name is Kwak Tae-gun, debuted in 1999 in the popular campus drama "KAIST" (SBS).
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