After 8 long years, Lee Se Young and Yoo Seung Ho will finally reunite as they team up in tvN’s upcoming mystery thriller “Memorist”.
The upcoming series is based on a popular webtoon with the same title. It tells the story of a detective with supernatural powers who loses his memory and stumbles upon mysterious cases of serial murders.
Yoo Seung Ho will play the role of Dong Baek. He gained his supernatural powers when he was in high school. Whenever Dong Baek touches anyone, he can easily read the person’s memory.
He became a detective when he revealed his ability to people and catched as many criminals as he could.
Dong Baek is not only smart, but he is also good at fighting. He is considered as one of the best detectives in Korea.
Dong Baek will meet Han Sun Mi (played by Lee Se Young). She is a smart profiler who wants to get her revenge for her father’s death. Unlike Dong back who has anger management issues, Han Sun Mi is cool and calm when approaching different situations.
Eventually, Dong Baek and Yoo Seng Ho will find themselves encountering a mysterious serial murder case. Will they also find love in each other? That is what viewers will have to find out.
The Cast of Memorist
The role of Dong Baek is played by the well-loved actor Yoo Seung Ho. Yoo Seung Ho made his acting debut in the drama “Daddy Fish” and the film “The Way Home”.
Later then, he went onto television drama series and starred in “Love Letter”, “The Legend”, “Sad Love Story” and i’m not a robot.
In 2017, Yoo Seung Ho starred in the hit series “Hwayungi”. He was also recognized for his great acting skills in the series “The Crowned Clown” in . Yoo Seung Ho also appeared in several music videos such as “Lies” in 2009 together with T-ara.
He was also featured in Girl’s Generation’s Taeyeon, as well as The One’s music video for “Like The Stars’ ‘ in 2010. Yoo also sang a duet with the superstar IU in the song entitled “I Believe in Love”.
The song is inspired by “Love Request”, a popular Korean charity show. In 2013, Yoo Seung Ho started his mandatory military service and made a showbiz return in December 2014.
The female lead role of Han Sun Mi is played by the beautiful actress Lee Se Young.
She began her acting career when she was a child and she was acknowledged for her role in films “When I Turned Nine”, “The Wonder Years”, and “Lovely Rivals”.
Lee Se Young also appeared in the hit drama “Dae Jang Geum”.
When she was 20 years old, Lee Se Young starred in several TV series including “Trot Lovers”, Adolescence Medley”, and in films “Horror Stories 2” and “Hot Young Bloods.”
Lee Se Young and Yoo Seung Ho previously worked together in the 2012 drama “I Miss You.” Memorist will be their reuniting drama after 8 long years.
Aside from the two notable main actors, other stars are also included in the upcoming drama.
The cast include Cho Seong Ha as Lee Shin Woong, Ko Chang Seok as Kookyung Tan, Jun Hyo Seong as kang Ji Eun, Yun Ji Oh as Oh Se Hoon, Son Kwang Eop as Byeon Young Soo and Kim Yun Hee as Jung Mi Ja.
Other casts include Lim Se Joo as Lee Seul Bi, Jung Ha Joon as Hwang Bong Kook, Kim Seo Kyung as Kwon Won Jang, Park Ji Hoon as Kim Min Gon and Kim Sun Kyung as Bo-Yeon’s mother.
Memorist is directed by Kim Whee and So Jae Hyun. It is expected to have a runtime schedule Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:30 and expected to premiere this March.