Song Joong Ki’s New Role – Song Joong Ki received an offer to star in a new Korean drama titled Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son. According to an exclusive report from Sports Donga, Song Joong Ki will be the male lead and is currently reviewing the offer.
In response to the report, Song Joong Ki’s agency, HISTORY D&C released an official statement. “He has received a casting offer for Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son and is currently reviewing (the offer),” said HISTORY D&C.
This drama is based on a web novel of the same name and tells the story of a person being murdered after being framed for embezzlement by a chaebol family or tycoon who was loyal to him for more than 10 years.
He is reborn as the youngest son of the chaebol family and plans to take revenge while he works so that he can take over gradually. Reporting from Koreaboo, the drama was originally scheduled to air in 2019 after the copyright contract was completed in 2018.
However, production was postponed due to various circumstances. Song Joong Ki, the first male actor to be offered a role in this drama. It’s been reported that many top actors covet the male lead of the drama so expectations are high, especially if Song Joong Ki decides to accept it.
Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son will reportedly begin production in the second half of this year and premiere in the first half of 2022. The drama will be directed by Jung Dae Yoon (I’m Not a Robot and She Was Pretty).
Meanwhile, the script will be written by writer Kim Tae Hee, who successfully wrote for Designated Survivor: 60 Days and The Great King, Sejong.