“Strangers From Hell” Completes First Table-Read With Im Si Wan And Lee Dong Wook
Unveiling the captured moments on the first script read-through of Strangers from Hell, OCN officially signals the beginning of its upcoming series.
Combining the format of film and drama, Im Si Wan and Lee Dong Wook spearhead the second OCN’s “dramatic cinema” project. The well-loved webtoon Strangers from Hell, will be the actors’ first drama project in the network known for thriller series.
Garnering impressive readership, the television re-imagination will be helmed by Director Lee Chang Hee. His portfolio includes films, The Vanished and Haunters. Penning the series is Jung Yi Do whose recent works include Save Me and Item.
Slated for August broadcast, the drama depicts the story of Yoon Jong Woo. To be portrayed by Im Si Wan, Jong Woo is a writer who will move in to a hostel in Seoul.
While encountering strange people and cryptic events, he starts too change. Meanwhile, Lee Dong Wook is set to play the role of a dentist, who will be closely acquainted with Im’s character.
In the first script-reading session, the production team shared how the cast were fully immersed in their characters. Inviting the audience to anticipate the kind of work in the series, they promise to create a realistic project that would be engaging for the audience.
Also in attendance are actors Lee Jung Eun, Lee Hyung Wook, Park Jong Hwan and Lee Joong Ok. The series eyes airing date in August.
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