Model turned actor Kim Woo Bin has declined the offer to star in MBC‘s new drama series Warm and Cozy (pending title) written by the renown Hong sisters, Hong Jung Eun and Hong Mi Ran.
Formerly introduced to the public as Jejudo Gatsby, the drama recently underwent a change in title to Mendorong Tto? which means feeling good and warm in Korean.
The drama follows a romance story with the setting of beautiful island Jejudo. Initially, Kim Woo Bin has been offered to take over the role of character Baek Gun Woo, who is a CEO of a restaurant in the drama. But as of March 18th, it was confirmed that the actor had declined the offer to star in Warm and Cozy.
On the other hand, actress Kang So Ra has verified her appearance and will take on the lead female role.
The Hong sisters are well-known in the drama world and has written many hit dramas, including My Girl, Hong Gil Dong, You’re Beautiful, My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, The Greatest Love, and more.
Meanwhile, the drama is set to air in May after the completion of current drama Angry Mom.
Source: Ten Asia