Infinite's Woohyun to make his acting debut in MBC sitcom, "The Thousandth Man"

Infinite's Woohyun to make his acting debut in MBC sitcom, "The Thousandth Man"

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Infinite's Woohyun to make his acting debut in MBC sitcom, "The Thousandth Man"

Woollim Entertainment has recently confirmed that Infinite member Nam Woohyun will be starring in an upcoming MBC fantasy sitcom titled "The Thousandth Man" alongside T-ara's Hyomin, making him the fourth Infinite member to debut as an actor.

The drama, which will start airing on August 10th, tells the story of a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox, who must feed on 1,000 livers from men in order to become fully human. The drama will be about her search for the 1,000th liver, which must come from the man she truly loves. No other details regarding Woohyun's role have been revealed yet.

Meanwhile, Woohyun and the rest of the Infinite members are currently preparing for their second concert series, titled “INFINITE CONCERT That Summer,” which will take place in Seoul from August 8th until the 12th.

Source: 10Asiae

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