Korean singer and actor Jung Yunho, whose singing name is U-Know Yunho, will be making a comeback to the small screen, this time with a role in an upcoming action series.
According to the show’s producer on Tuesday, Yunho will be playing the role of Oh Yoon-jae, a special forces soldier for the National Maritime Police Academy in a new series tentatively titled “Poseidon.”
He will be joining the actors Kim Kang-woo who will take on the role of Yunho’s older brother and graduate of the police academy, actress Kim Ok-vin who is one of the female special forces soldier and boy band Shinhwa member Eric who will play Kim Sun-woo.
“Poseidon,” Korea’s first TV series about the daily struggles coast guards face, will be co-produced by Oh Sang-won and director Yoo Cheol-yong, whose works include dramas “All In” and “Heat,” and is written by scenarist Cho Kyu-won of blockbuster hit series “IRIS”.
The cast will soon start receiving special forces and rescue training.
Making his debut through the boy band TVXQ in 2004, U-Know Yunho branched out into acting with his role in MBC’s “No Limit,” playing a soccer player named Cha Bong-goon.
He is currently starring as one of the male leads for musical production “Goong” which opened in early September.
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