Singer and actor Ok Taecyeon from boy group 2PM is likely to play the main character of 'Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi'.
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According to a report on March 19, Ok Taecyeon has been proposed and is considering his appearance as the male lead of tvN's new drama 'Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi'.
If he confirms his appearance, although the movie 'Hansan' was known as his first historical film, it is expected that Ok Taecyeon's transformation in a historical drama will be seen for the first time through 'Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi'.
Ok Taecyeon is a member of 2PM. He has established herself as an actor by starring in various dramas such as 'Cinderella's Sister', 'Dream High', 'Who Are You', 'Bring It On, Ghost' and 'Vincenzo'. Currently, he plays the role of the hidden villain Jang Jun Woo in the tvN drama 'Vincenzo'. Attention is focusing on whether he will continue his outstanding performance through 'Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi'.
'Tale of the Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi'" is a fantasy historical drama that will air in the second half of the year. It tells the story of a lazy public official, a strange woman full of desire, and an unknown woman with clumsy abilities, investigating and dig up the truth about a huge conspiracy in the royal palace.
Producer Yoo Jong Sun, with works such as 'Descendants of the Sun' and 'What's Wrong with Secretary Kim', will direct the film, while the script is penned by writer Lee Jae Yoon of the movie 'Girl Cops'. Actress Jung So Min is expected to appear as the female lead.
Earlier, it was reported that actor Jo Byung Gyu would take the male lead role. However, he was embroiled in a controversy, and the battle for the truth is still ongoing, making his appearance uncertain.