Cho Seung-woo (left) and Bae Doona
Actor Cho Seung-woo and actress Bae Doona will make a joint return to TV screens when their new mystery series “Secret Forest” premieres on cable channel tvN on June 10. It is Cho’s first series in three years and Bae’s first in six years.
Cho said he was drawn to the role because it marked a departure from his previous work. “In the past, I’ve mostly played passionate types, so this character, who has lost touch with his emotions, was very new to me”, he said.
Bae said she took the part because of the show’s cast. “I’ve been working abroad, mostly, for the past few years, and missed my fans here. Then I was offered this role”, she said. “It’s given me a chance to perform alongside actors I’ve always wanted to work with. I also liked the fact that the character is a detective, which is a role I have seldom played. I thought it would be fun because it’s something different”.
The drama revolves around a coolheaded, unfeeling prosecutor and a warm-hearted detective who uncover the truth behind a series of murders.