Actors Lee Joon Gi and Shin Se Kyung are in discussions to play the lead roles of tvN K-Drama Arthdal Chronicles 2.
According to multiple exclusive reports from Sports Chosun, Lee Joon Gi and Shin Se Kyung will be the lead roles for Arthdal Chronicles 2. Lee Joon Gi would take over the role of Eunseom after Song Joong Ki played the role in season 1 while Shin Se Kyung would take over the role of Tanya, played by Kim Ji Won in season 1.
The setting for Arthdal Chronicles 2 will take place more than 10 years after the conclusion of season 1 and as tens of billions of KRW were spent on production costs for the first season, the production team is looking to continue the production cost and quality for season 2.
Both Lee Joon Gi and Shin Se Kyung have been confirmed to be considering the offer for the roles.
Following an in-depth discussion between the writer and the production team, we proposed an offer to Lee Joon Gi to play the role of Eunseom in season 2 and he is currently considering the offer.
— Studio Dragon, Arthdal Chronicles 2 production team
Shin Se Kyung has received the offer for Arthdal Chronicles 2 and is currently considering the offer. There has not been anything confirmed yet.
— EDAM Entertainment
Arthdal Chronicles 2 is slated to be broadcast in 2023.