Yoo Ah In Leaves “Hellbound 2” While Kim Sung Cheol Joins The Cast

He will be replaced.

Actor Yoo Ah In recently tested positive for multiple drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, propofol, and more. Drug abuse is a serious crime, and production company Netflix recently gave a statement when the actor’s upcoming projects were questioned. Some of the projects, including The Match and Goodbye Earth, are already in post-production.

We are speaking with the project’s representatives about the current situation.

— Netflix

On the other hand, Hellbound 2 is slated to begin filming soon. In the first season, Yoo Ah In played the main lead, a cult leader. His role was set to be reprised for the second season, but in light of his scandal, he has left the cast.

Yoo Ah In in Hellbound. | Netflix

On March 2, 2023, it was reported by DongA that it was decided for Yoo Ah In to leave the cast, while actor Kim Sung Cheol will be taking over the character of cult leader Jung Jin Soo. Kim Sung Cheol recently acted in Our Beloved Summer as Kim Ji Woong, receiving much love.

Kim Sung Cheol in Our Beloved Summer. | Netflix

Season two comes highly anticipated after the success of season one, which topped charts as soon as it was released in November 2021. About supernatural monsters that suddenly appear and incinerate various people on Earth, two organizations take advantage by preying on people’s fears. Season two is slated for a 2023 release.

Source: Naver
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