Suzy and Lee Seung Gi have been confirmed as the leads in upcoming blockbuster drama VAGABOND.
Suzy and Lee Seung Gi previously acted together back in 2013 MBC drama Gu Family Book.
The drama will tell the story of a man who is involved in a passenger plane crash who ends up discovered a massive national corruption case.
VAGABOND already has fans excited thanks to its star-studded lineup and its high-profile budget of ₩25 billion KRW ($23,328,750 USD).
Lee Seung Gi will play the role of Cha Geon, a stuntman who aspires to become an action film actor and dominate the action film industry in the future. He is full of confidence and doesn’t show much respect to others.
Suzy will play the role of Go Hae Ri, an NIS agent whose father died during an operation with the Marines. Although she appears to be patriotic, she actually chose to join the NIS to help support her mother and younger brother.
VAGABOND will be a spy and action thriller with many twists, but also incorporate melodrama and comedy aspects into the drama.
VAGABOND will be directed by Yoo In Shik PD, whose resume includes Giant, History of a Salaryman, Incarnation of Money, You’re All Surrounded, Mrs. Cop, and Dr. Romantic. It will be written by Jang Young Chul and Jung Kyung Soon, who worked on Giant, History of a Salaryman, and Incarnation of Money with Yoo In Shik.
They will also be the first Korean drama to film scenes in Portugal and Morocco. The broadcast date has not been announced yet.
The drama just started their script reading sessions back on June 2.