Many are interested in whether Kim Hyun Joong will come back to the small screen as an actor through the upcoming drama ‘Conquest of the City’.
His company, Key East, told TV Report on April 6th, “Nothing has been finalized. He has been receiving a lot of casting calls and this one is one of them. We are looking at it, as of now.”
‘Conquest of the City’ is a comic-turned-drama that talks about the evil and the unlawful aspects of society. The comic has been published since 1996 and the 270 issues have sold 10 million copies.
Kim Hyun Joong’s last acting gig was ‘Playful Kiss’ on MBC, back in 2010. He was going to star in ‘Speed’, but had to let it go because of his busy schedule.
Source: TV Report via Nate
Kim Hyun-joong to come back with "City Conquest"?
Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong's next comeback drama is revealing itself.
Based on an original bestselling comic book, "City Conquest" has picked Kim Hyun-joong for its leading role. As soon as he confirms to join, the drama should take a rapid spin and start right away.
Kim Hyun-joong stopped acting for more than a year after the 2010 MBC drama "Naughty Kiss". He was talked about as being cast in the drama "Speed" earlier this year but the production was postponed and naturally, foundered.
"City Conquest" is a popular 270 series comic book that was first published in 1996. Total numbers add up to a million copies sold nationwide.
Source : news.nate.com/view/20... ( Korean )
Kim Hyun Joong to Appear in Upcoming Drama “City Conquest?”
Currently Kim Hyun Joong is considering appearing in the upcoming drama titled “City Conquest.” A representative of a broadcasting studio stated, “Currently Kim Hyun Joong is considering the casting offer for ‘City Conquest’ in a positive light. If he accepts the offer, the production will begin right away.”
“City Conquest” is originally a Korean comic book that began in 1996 and has nearly 270 issues. (Korean comic books are longer than U.S. ones) The comic is about the main character “Back Mir” (Sounds a lot like back mirror) who fights against corruption.
The same representative stated, “Kim Hyun Joong’s break from acting has been a while so the odds that he will appear in the drama ‘City Conquest’ are high. Preparations for the drama have nearly gone on for a year, once casting for the main characters is confirmed, production will begin.”