Idol-turned-actress Kim Jae-kyung (Life on Mars) is the latest addition to MBC’s upcoming series, Bad Papa.
The former Rainbow member will play the role of elite detective Cha Ji-woo, who is the youngest woman to be promoted in their investigation agency.
The series, headlined by Jang Hyuk (Wok of Love), In the series, Jang Hyuk will play the role of a former boxing champion named Yoo Ji-chul. The struggling athlete will come across a mysterious drug that will allow him to return to martial arts and bring back the family that he lost. According to reports, Jae-kyung’s character is one of Jang Hyuk’s juniors.
Meanwhile, Young actress Shin Eun-soo (Magic School/Legend of the Blue Sea) has been offered to play Jang Hyuk’s daughter while Son Yeo-eun (Suits) is reportedly considering her participation in the drama. Director Jin Chang-kyu, whose previous works include Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People, will be at the helm of the production.
Bad Papa is slated to air on MBC’s Monday-Tuesday time-slot following the conclusion of Risky Romance.