Two Cops courts Han Ji-min to be Jo Jung-seok’s leading lady
We’ve got a possible drama reunion in the making. Han Ji-min (Hyde Jekyll Me, Age of Shadows) may be making a comeback to dramaland later this year for the new supernatural rom-com Two Cops. Actor Jo Jung-seok (Jealousy Incarnate) is currently being courted to headline, and both actors are considering favorably. Two Cops was the winner of KBS’s criminal miniseries scriptwriting competition, submitted by rookie writer Byun Sang-soon, and it’s a supernatural comedy about a doggedly righteous detective whose body becomes inhabited by a sleazy swindler’s soul.
If Han Ji-min and Jo Jung-seok end up working together for Two Cops, it’ll be their third matchup. They were both in the historical film Fatal Encounter with Hyun Bin, and Han Ji-min made a cameo appearance in Jo Jung-seok’s SBS drama Jealousy Incarnate last year, as a woman he went on a blind date with who made Gong Hyo-jin green with envy. For Two Cops, Han Ji-min has been offered the role of Jo Jung-seok’s main love interest, a tough, sassy reporter.
This drama seems to have tropes that were present in Han Ji-min’s Hyde, Jekyll, Me (a man with two personalities) and Jo Jung-seok’s Oh My Ghostess (two souls, one body), so they should be pros at dealing with this kind of supernatural premise. For now, it seems like Two Cops is off to a good start with the casting, and I’m eager to learn more about the story as we go.
As of yet, the fantasy-mystery-romance drama is not firmly attached to a broadcaster, though it is being considered at MBC for a fall airdate.
Via Chosun Sports
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