Song Jae-rim cast as Lee Jun-ki’s enemy in Two Weeks
Lee Jun-ki recently signed on to play the hero of MBC’s upcoming Two Weeks, and now he’s got his enemy: Song Jae-rim has just joined the production and will play an expert killer who’s chasing down our hero. (In case you don’t recognize Song Jae-rim in the above picture, you may recognize him better—I know I did—sporting the long flowing tresses he had as the bodyguard in The Moon That Embraces the Sun, and also as part of the posse in Flower Boy Ramyun Shop. Hm, lots of Jung Il-woo love there.)
Two Weeks is the new thriller drama from the writer of 49 Days and Brilliant Legacy, So Hyun-kyung, and puts our hero on the run when he becomes the fall guy in a murder. Complicating his case is the daughter he finds out he has, who’s suffering from leukemia. No word yet on why Song is chasing the hero, though I’ll hazard the guess that he’s the real culprit and he’s out to tie loose ends. Or perhaps he’s working for the culprit, just doing his job. Killing people and such.
I can’t say much about Song Jae-rim’s acting, in that he had very little to do in both the abovementioned dramas. He was just one of the rich boys in Ramyun Shop, and I always felt like he should have had a bigger role in Moon/Sun (like a loveline with the female bodyguard), but fell to the wayside in favor of other plotlines like so many things in that drama. He is currently appearing in the cable drama Nail Shop Paris… but the less said about that show, the better. I do think he can pull off that stone-faced scary look, as befits a killer-stalker-antagonist, so he does look the part. We’ll have to tune in to see if he proves to be a worthy foe.
Two Weeks will be a Wednesday-Thursday drama on MBC following Queen of the Classroom. It premieres in August.
Via Sports Seoul