After potential candidateSong Joong Kiturned down the male lead role for the upcoming ‘Netflix’ drama ‘Kingdom’, other potential stars have stepped up to the plate.
According to an affiliate on September 14,Bae Doo Na,Ryu Seung Ryong, andJoo Ji Hoon are currently looking into starring in the ‘Netflix’ original series, after receiving offers.
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‘Kingdom’ is gearing up for its first production shoot in mid-October. The 8-episode series,a production by writerKim Eun Heeand directorKim Sung Hoon, will also be produced by ‘Netflix’, marking the global streaming service’s first original Korean drama.
If the actors decided to take on their offered roles, Ryu Seung Ryong will be returning to the small screen after 7 years since MBC’s ‘Personal Taste’. This is also Joo Ji Hoon’s return two years since theSBS drama ‘Mask’, while Bae Doo Na will be returning to ‘Netflix’ again after ‘Sense8’.