UPDATE: Running Man Producers have denied the rumors they are in discussions to bring Kang Ho Dong back to the show.
According to numerous broadcast insiders, the producers of Running Man are still under talks with Kang Ho Dong, to cast him as the new member of the show.
SBS recently announced that Running Man was recently uncancelled after long discussions with cast members, who all agreed to stay on the show.
With the show being revived from the dead, Running Man producers are now aiming to get Kang Ho Dong back on the show after he initially declined the offer.
With all the cast members, including Kim Jong Kook and Song Ji Hyo agreeing to the show’s continuation, insiders are saying Kang Ho Dong might accept the offer and join the show.
However, one insider revealed that Kang Ho Dong is very hesitant because he does not want to upset fans or join the show during such an uncomfortable period in the shows history.
The producers and Kang Ho Dong are continuing discussions but there is no final decision regarding the matter as of yet.