IU Reportedly Has Dropped Out Of Upcoming K-Drama “Money Game,” Netizens Respond

“All of a sudden?…”

IU was anticipated to be returning to screen with a new role in the upcoming K-Drama  Money Game. However, it appears that the famous artist/actress has decided to step down from the production.

IU | @dlwlrma/Instagram
IU | @dlwlrma/Instagram

JTBC News reported on May 27 that, according to a drama affiliate, the idol/actress would be stepping down from the drama. The report states that actress Chun Woo Hee will be taking over the role.

Chun Woo Hee | @thousand_wooo/Instagram
Chun Woo Hee | @thousand_wooo/Instagram

K-Drama Money Game is based on a webtoon of the same name. The drama has been much anticipated for its stellar cast. Actors Ryu Joon Yeol, Park Jung Min, and Park Hae Joon will now be starring alongside Chun Woo Hee.

Ryu Jun Yeol |
Park Jung Min | @jungminpark87/Instagram

Although there has been no word on why IU chose to step down, fans’ and netizens’ response was immediate. Many were disappointed to hear that they will not be seeing IU on the anticipated cast list.

  • What ㅜㅜ
  • So bummed
  • Then come back with another drama ㅠㅠ
  • All of a sudden?
  • What, why?
  • What, I’m bummed… but I think Chun Woo Hee is going to be amazing in it
  • I thought her schedule would be too difficult… It sucks, but it can’t be helped

Meanwhile, IU’s currently soaking in Cannes, France, due to her upcoming movie Broker entering The Cannes Film Festival. It has been reported that the movie, Broker received a 12-minute standing ovation after its screening.

Song Kang Ho (left) IU middle |

Source: JTBC