Namgoong Min (Awaken) will lead the upcoming MBC spy drama “Black Sun” (working title).
The drama will revolve around National Intelligence Service (NIS) top agent Han Ji-hyuk (to be played by Namgoong Min), who suddenly disappears while working on an organized crime syndicate. A year after he vanished, a vengeful Han Ji-hyuk returns in order to find the one who betrayed him and caused his downfall.
Black Sun was written by Park Seok-ho, who won the prize at the 2018 MBC drama script competition. The drama will be directed by Kim Sung-yong (The Flower in Prison, My Healing Love). It is reported to have a whopping 15-billion won budget (about $13.7 million).
The 12-episode miniseries will air in the second half of 2021.