ASTRO‘s Cha Eunwoo has reportedly been cast in upcoming OCN drama Island as an exorcist priest.
According to an exclusive report from Ilgan Sports, Cha Eunwoo will be joining the cast of Island. Island is a fantasy exorcism drama that tells the story of a man searching for a woman to end his immortal life, however the woman doesn’t know about her fate that lies ahead. The exorcist involved also feels guilty that they are unable to protect the woman. The drama is based off the webtoon of the same name.
Cha Eunwoo would play the role of Kang Chan Hyuk, also known as Yohan Skelp. He was educated as a priest at Trinity Church in Manhattan, New York, and is the 132nd apostle of the Vatican, and carries an innocent and cute charms to him. Although he grew up in the United States, he studied Korean through dramas to remember his hometown. He looks cheerful, but carries a dark past.
Fantagio has since stated that Cha Eunwoo is positively considering the role of Kang Chan Hyuk in the drama.
Island will begin filming in the Spring. Kim Nam Gil and Seo Ye Ji have already confirmed their appearances in the drama. OCN intends on filming the drama on Jeju Island, and the series will be broadcast in a Season format. Currently, two seasons are planned, each with 10 episodes.