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2PM’s Taecyeon To Act In KBS New Drama ‘Assembly’
2PM’s Taecyeon will be making his small screen comeback in the new KBS2 drama Assembly!
After positively considering the casting offer, the star confirmed to join the line-up in the coming drama, which include Jang Hyun Sung, Jung Jae Young, Kim Seo Hyung, Park Young Gyu and Song Yoon Ah.
The singer and actor will take up the role of Kim Kyu Hwan, a public administration graduate who has been trying to become a police officer for three years. His character is a persistent and diligent guy, who studies in the library by day, and works as a substitute driver by night.
Regarding his appearance in Assembly, Taecyeon shared:
Personally, I really enjoyed watching ‘Jeong Do Jeon’ and I really wanted to act in a project by the screenwriter of that capability. That opportunity has come and I want to undertake the challenge.
Assembly aims to depict Korean politics through the country’s National Assembly. It is written by Jung Hyun Min, who involved himself in the hit historical drama Jeong Do Jeon. The drama is set to premiere on July 15, following the KBS2 drama Masked Prosecutor.
In related news, Taecyeon and his group 2PM made their hot comeback to the music scene by releasing their fifth album titled No.5, and the official music video for their title track My House on June 15, sweeping a number of local major music charts, namely Mnet, Olleh Music and Soribada.
(Editing by Adrian Cheng)