IU Withdraws From Her Upcoming K-Drama “Money Game” Chun Woo Hee Was Offered To Play IU’s Role In The Drama

IU has decided to leave the drama ‘Money Game‘, which has been confirmed for production.

JTBC News reported on May 27th that IU, who had confirmed her appearance in ‘Money Game‘ in January, decided to leave, citing a drama official.

According to reports, it is known that the current actor Chun Woo Hee has been asked for the role IU will play.

The drama ‘Money Game‘ is an 8-part series based on the webtoons ‘Pygame‘ and ‘Money Game‘ of the same name by writer Bae Jin Soo.

In an extreme setting where the game ends when a death occurs in a space where social infrastructure is cut off, it contains the story of eight participants cooperating and feuding.

Previously, actors Ryu Jun Yeol, Park Jung Min, Park Hae Joon, Bae Seong Woo, Moon Jeong Hee, Lee Yeol Eum, and Lee Joo Young, etc.

When the news of IU’s departure was delivered, netizens showed a reaction full of regret.

Netizens commented on the online community ‘The Coo’, “I’m sorry”, “Give me another project, then”, “Are you leaving all of a sudden?”, “Huh, why?”, “I’m sorry. It’s unfortunate, but there’s nothing I can do about it.”

Meanwhile, IU entered the Cannes International Film Festival on the 26th (local time) with her debut film, ‘Broker‘, and was thrilled to be on the Cannes red carpet. 

Broker‘ is the first Korean film directed by Japanese master Hirokazu Koreeda, and contains the unexpected and special journey of those who have a relationship over a baby box.

In the drama, IU played the role of a mysterious mother, So Young.


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