Joo Won New Drama: Good Doctor Actor Tapped To Lead tvN Comedy-Action Series

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Joo Won, who starred in the Netflix film Carter, will be the lead of tvN series, Stealer.

After six years, Joo Won starred in his first movie on Netflix. He worked out for his role until he gained 7 kg. of muscle after three to four months of training and going to the gym. It became a success as it saw 26.7 million hours total viewed.

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Now, he is about to prepare himself to star in a new series.

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Joo Won To Lead tvN’s Stealer

On Friday, multiple Korean media outlets, including Newsen, confirmed Joo Won’s new K-drama on tvN.

Titled Stealer (or Stealer: Seven Joseon Coins), the drama tells the story of Skunk and the unofficial cultural asset recovery team named Karma. They retrieve missing cultural assets in the caper-genre series.

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Joo Won will play the role of Hwang Dae Myung, an extraordinary civil servant of the Special Investigation Division of the Cultural Heritage Administration who gets accused of being connected with the thief Skunk.

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After securing the role, the actor shared how the meaningful story of the K-drama series captured him.

“I was charmed by how the story unfolds in a comical way without getting too dark. I am personally really looking forward to how I will portray this character. We will always do our best and have fun while filming, so please show a lot of interest,” he said.

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Meanwhile, the production team showered him with compliments, expressing their hopes for the viewers to see the synergy between the actor and the character in the drama.

Stealer Cast Members

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Aside from Joo Won, the drama confirmed the other cast members fans should look forward to.

tvN disclosed that Lee Joo Woo, Kim Jae Won, Jo Han Chul, and Choi Hwa Jung joined the series.

Lee Joo Woo will play the role of Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s officer, Choi Min Woo. Meanwhile, Jo Han Chul scored Jang Tae In’s character, the founder of Team Karma and the popular leader of Violent Crime Section’s Drug Squad.

Kim Jae Won and Choi Hwa Jung will portray Shin Chang Hoon and Lee Chun Ja’s characters, respectively.

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