Actor Kim Jung Hyun will reportedly be making his long awaited comeback after 18 months away from the industry.
According to an exclusive report from Sports Chosun, Kim Jung Hyun will be making his acting comeback with a lead role in MBC‘s upcoming K-Drama The Season of Puppets. The Season of Puppets is a fantasy medical drama that tells the story of a grim reaper puppet that takes a break every 99 years. The grim reaper meets a female doctor who has mysterious abilities.
Kim Jung Hyun would play the role of the ill-temepered grim reaper guide of the underworld. As the highest ranking and the only being existing on the underworld, he is a cold and cruel god who guides beings through the 99 twists and turns in the underworld. The path to peace through the underworld is like heaven to the grim reaper but every 99 years, he has to go on a 49 day vacation. But this time, he gets tangled up in a relationship after possessing the body of the human Do Jin Woo.
Kim Jung Hyun had suspended his activities following accusations made against him, tying him to actress Seo Ye Ji and his poor attitude. However, he apologized to everyone involved and expressed his interests in returning to acting.
Filming for The Season of Puppets will begin soon.