Kwak Dong-yeon joins all-star cast of Korean mafia drama Vincenzo
Kwak Dong-yeon, Song Joong-ki
Kwak Dong-yeon (My Strange Hero) is the latest addition to the cast of tvN’s upcoming drama Vincenzo. Starring Song Joong-ki (Arthdal Chronicles) as the titular anti-hero Vincenzo, it’s the story of a top consigliere who comes to Korea after internal struggles within the mafia family forces him on the run. He teams up with a veteran lawyer to punish slippery criminals through methods not strictly within the law.
The character Kwak Dong-yeon will be taking on is Babel Group’s maniacal leader. Because of the power and wealth he had at a young age, he’s grown into a violent, competition-obsessed man. Although he seems remorseless and sneeringly superior to all, he’s actually filled with fear on the inside.
Taecyeon (The Game: Towards Zero) and Jeon Yeo-bin (Be Melodramatic) have already confirmed their roles in the drama as the lawyers who team up with Vincenzo to destroy villains who keep escaping justice.
tvN’s latest darkly comedic critique on society, Vincenzo, will be directed by Kim Hee-won (Money Flower) and written by Park Jae-bum (Fiery Priest). It is set to begin airing in 2021.