Kim Min Kyu, Go Bo Gyeol, Lee Jang Woo, Tak Jae Hoon and Ye Ji Won will officially return to the small screen in 2023!
The news of the transformation of the popular online tool and web novel titled “Holy Idol” (literal translation) into a drama has caused a lot of excitement among fans and potential viewers, and the drama is expected to premiere in the first half of 2023.
“Holy Idol” is a drama series that tells the story of High Priest Rembrary, who one day suddenly finds himself in the body of an unknown idol Woo Yeon Woo, a member of the group Wild Animal. Kim Min Kyu will play the role of High Priest Rembrary, and after his memorable performances in dramas such as “Business Proposition” and “Queen: Love and War”, there are already many expectations for his starring role.
Go Bo Gyeol will play Wild Animal’s manager and Woo Yeon Woo’s #1 fan, Kim Dal. Kim Dal started out as Wild Animal’s only fan, but after Woo Yeon Woo is possessed by Rembrary, she decides to become the group’s manager to save Woo Yeon Woo. Go Bo Gyeol has starred in many movies including “Mother”, “Go Back Couple” and “Arthdal Chronicles”.
This drama will continue the love story between the High Priest and Woo Yeon Woo’s biggest fan.
Lee Jang Woo will also appear in the drama as Shin Jo Woon, the vice president of Korea’s largest entertainment company. The film he invested in and distributed through his company has gained worldwide acclaim and fame, while the dramas and variety shows he creates achieve top ratings, making Shin Jo Woon quite a noteworthy figure in the entertainment industry. However, one day his body is possessed by the Demon King Lumena. “Homemade Love Story” and “Graceful Family” by Lee Jang Woo are just a foretaste of the great acting skills and talent that he will use in this drama.
Tak Jae Joon will play the talented singer Sun Woo Shil, senior Woo Yeon Woo who despises member Wild Animal. He is an artist endowed with a lot of self-confidence, enjoying worldwide recognition as one of the top four singers in the country. This will be Tak Jae Hoon’s first drama appearance in 13 years.
Finally, Ye Ji Won will play Lim Sun Ja, the head of the Wild Animal agency. For a while, Lim Sun Ja considers disbanding the group due to lack of success, but begins to feel a new sense of hope as the group begins to pay attention to various incidents caused by Woo Yeon Woo.
The premiere of “Holy Idol” will take place in the first half of 2023. Stay up to date with updates!
In the meantime, watch Kim Min Kyu’s “Queen: Love and War” on Viki:
And watch Go Bo Gyeola in “Go Back Couple” here:
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