The director Kwak Jung Hwan and the writer Chun Sung Il, who had set the country on fire in the first half of this year with the drama “The Slave Hunters,” have formed a production team again in the second half. The KBS 2TV drama “The Fugitive: Plan B,” which will begin airing from the end of September, is the drama that they will work on together.
A romantic comedy and action drama, “The Fugitive: Plan B” will tell a story of an astronomical amount of money which had disappeared during the Korean War and resurfaced some sixty years later in 2010, and it will film dynamic and realistic chase scenes in overseas locations in Asian countries such as Seoul, Busan, Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Shanghai, Beijing, Macao, and Hong Kong.
The drama has attracted great interest not only for its production team, but also because of its cast members including Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) and Lee Na Young, and become the most anticipated drama for the second half of 2010. The following are the main cast members of the drama.
– World star Rain will show off his charm when he is involved in a mysterious murder.
– Lee Na Young will make a comeback after a six-year break and show off an extreme makeover.
– Lee Jung Jin will shake off his image of a warm-hearted person and have a showdown of charisma with Rain
Rain (Jung Ji Hoon), who created a sensation by having been cast as the protagonist of the drama, will play the character Ji Woo, who has fluid physical movements and a positive personality. In the drama, he will be challenged by becoming involved in an unfinished case to solve, and he will star alongside actress Lee Na Young.
Actress Lee Na Young will make a comeback with this drama after a six-year break, and will play mysterious character Jin Yi, who will show off a beauty characterized by purity and sexiness at the same time. In the drama, she will approach Ji Woo intentionally to get information about the case and end up taking on the case together with Ji Woo. She will also present a unique romance.
Lee Jung Jin will play the section chief of a foreign affairs investigation in the police station named Do Soo who will chase Ji Woo and Jin Yi while they are engaged in the mystery incident. He will play a character who continuously desires and takes actions to succeed in the social structure. In particular, he is drawing anticipation from viewers as his character will confront Ji Woo in a showdown.
– Daniel Henney will play a shipping magnate named Kai who loves Jin Yi (Lee Na Young) and will have an inevitable confrontation with Rain.
– Yoon Jin Seo will show off her unpredictable charm by playing a troublemaking and whimsical detective surnamed Yoon.
– Yoon Sohn Ha will make a comeback to the small screen after three years away, playing a cold-blooded femme fatale character .
Daniel Henney, who was chosen as a top “hot guy” in a survey conducted in Hollywood and has been attracting female fans worldwide by showing off his gentle yet muscular charm, will play a shipping magnate named Kai who loves Jin Yi (Lee Na Young) and is fated to confront Rain.
Yoon Jin Seo has shown totally different images by appearing in different works. She transformed into a married woman who was pretending to be naïve and having an affair with another man in the movie “A Good Day to Have an Affair,” and an innocent high school student in the movie “Someone Behind You,” and she also played the double role of Wol Hee, whom Iljimae loved for his lifetime, and Dal Hee in the drama “The Return of Iljimae.” In this drama, she will play a detective surnamed Yoon who belongs to a foreign affairs investigation at a police headquarters, and she will chase Rain and Lee Na Young.
Hallyu star Yoon Sohn Ha, who has gained huge popularity in Japan, will cast off her innocent and pure image and transform into a femme fatale character, and will confront Rain and Lee Na Young.
# Three best supporting actors in the drama “The Slave Hunters” – Sung Dong Il, Kong Hyung Jin, and Cho Hee Bong
The best supporting actors who played the characters “Chun Ji Ho,””Yupbongi,” and “Kketbongi” in the drama “The Slave Hunters” and made viewers laugh and cry, will appear in this drama again as cast members. Sung Dong Il will play a Korean-Japanese character who is the most clever private investigator in Japan named “Nakamura Hwang.” Kong Hyung Jin will portray Ji Woo (Rain)’s supporter named “Master Jang,” and Cho Hee Bong will play a cold blooded private detective based in Vietnam and Thailand whose name is “James.” Their appearance in the drama is expected to create a synergistic effect in the drama for their acting ability, making people laugh, and being indispensable characters in the drama by delivering ad libs.
– Acting showdown between Japanese actor Naoto and Sung Dong Il (left) & Original Japanese female idol Takako (right)
# Japanese best actor Naoto Takenaka and Japanese idol group member Uehara Takako will join the drama as cast members.
# Hong Kong’s national actor Eric Tsang will appear in the drama without being paid.
In “Fugitive,” not only star Korean actors, but also star actors from Japan and Hong Kong will appear as cast members.
Japanese actor, director and comedian Naoto Takenaka, who has many fans in Korea with his impressive acting in the movies such as “Shall We Dance” and ”Water Boys,” and in the drama “Nodame Cantabile,” will join as a cast member, and he will play the character “Hiroki,” who governs the Japanese politics and economy during the day and dominates the Yakuza world at night.
In addition, an original Japanese idol group member who has broken a record regarding the youngest age in the Japanese pop music industry, and who has gained huge popularity as a famous beautiful actress in Japan, Uehara Takako, has been cast as a cast member, and she will present a tragic love with Ji Woo in the drama.
Hong Kong’s national actor and film director Eric Tsang will make a guest appearance as a friend of Ji Woo and a business partner of Kai named General Wi. In particular, he has become a hot topic as he delivered his intention to work for free, saying, “I want to appear in the drama even without payment,” after he expressed interest in the fact that the drama will be filmed in different cities in Asian countries.
Still of the set where actors Lee Jung Jin, Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) and Lee Na Young are engaged in a chase in the middle of a heat wave exceeding 30 degree Celsius.
Those wishing to get a chance to see the best and most famous actors from home and abroad all together at the same time, and the opportunity to see different cities in Asian countries while watching exciting chase scenes, will be satisfied with the unique romantic comedy and action drama “The Fugitive: Plan B,” which is being made by a proven writer, director, and production staff team. The extravagant opening episode will be aired at the end of September on KBS 2TV.
Writer: KBSi Jin Young-ju
Resource: Special Purpose Company For Fugitive
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source: KBS Global Entertainment News