After much hype from worldwide fans, IU is finally confirmed to join the main cast of upcoming tvN drama My Ahjussi (working title). She will play as the heroine opposite main lead Lee Sun-kyun.
Directed by Kim Won-suk (Misaeng, Signal) and written by Park Hae-young (Another Oh Hae Young), My Ahjussi revolves around the lives of three middle-aged brothers who are struggling in their respective lives, and a contractual worker in her 20s.
The complete lineup now features Lee Sun-kyun, IU, Na Moon-hee, Oh Dal-soo, and Song Sae-byuk. Lee Sun-kyun will play the second brother Park Dong-hoon, a warmhearted engineer at an architectural firm. He will eventually meet IU’s character Lee Ji-an, a hardhearted temporary worker tasked to dig deeper into Park Dong-hoon’s life.
Filming is set to begin in December and the drama is set to air in 2018 as the follow-up to Mother.