Viewers might get to see Jung Hae In on the big screen as the actor is in talks to star in Veteran 2.
The 34-year-old star is offered to play one of the lead characters in the upcoming film alongside Hwang Jung Min.
Jung Hae In to Play New Character in Veteran 2
In a report cited by Soompi, a representative from Jung Hae In’s agency, FNC Entertainment, confirmed that the actor is courted to join the cast.
“Jung Hae In has received an offer to star in the film ‘Veteran 2,’ and he is currently reviewing the offer,” the talent label mentioned.
If he officially accepts the offer, the South Korean star will be Yoo Ah In’s successor as he is set to play a villain role.
To recall, Veteran, which was released in 2015 was among the year’s box office hits, garnering more than 13.41 million audiences.
Seven years after the film, some of the viewers will see familiar faces including lead star Hwang Jung Min who will reprise his role as Detective Seo Do Cheol.
Meanwhile, Veteran 2 will be directed by Ryu Seung Wan, who also helmed the 2015 Veteran, The Battleship Island, and the award-winning movie Escape from Mogadishu.
In addition, the sequel will be produced by Waeyoonaegang, who was also the company behind Jung Hae In’s film Start-Up.
Furthermore, while the movie officials prepare the cast lineup, Veteran 2 is slated to start its production in the second half of 2022.
Jung Hae In’s New Drama–From Netflix’s D.P 2 to Disney+’s Connect
The 34-year-old star gained his popularity after landing the role of Captain Yoo Jung Woo in Prison Playbook and Seo Ye Jin’s co-star in Something on the Rain.
Interestingly, the actor has a slew of upcoming Kdramas in 2023 starting with the sequel of the webtoon based series, D.P.
Jung Hae In will return as private soldier Ahn Joon Ho along with Goo Kyo Hwan as Corporal Han Ho Yul as the duo was tasked to track deserters.
Apart from the duo, D.P 2 cast includes Son Seok Koo and Kim Sung Kyun with additional cast members Ji Jin Hee as army headquarters chief legal officer Goo Ja Woon and Thirty-Nine star Kim Ji Hyun.
Adding to the list of Jung Hae In’s new drama is the upcoming series Connect under Disney+.
Joining the actor as lead stars are Go Kyung Pyo and Kim Hye Joon from Netflix’s Kingdom.
According to Pinkvilla, Jung Hae In’s upcoming drama will be the first Korean drama ever helmed by Japanese film director Takashi Miike and produced under Studio Dragon.
Set to be released sometime in 2023, Connect follows the story of a mysterious man who was deprived of a part of his body by organ hunters and becomes intertwined with a person who has received an organ transplant.
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