“Prison Playbook“ is maybe one of all the simplest K-dramas which will stick with the viewers forever and would never get uninterested in binge-watching.
Helmed by “Hospital Playlist” and “Reply 1988” director Shin Won Ho, the rom-com drama gave the audience an exceptional and heartwarming story with star-studded cast Park Hae Soo, Jung Kyung Ho, Lee Kyu Hyung, Jung Hae In, Park Ho San, Choi Moo Sung and more.
Penned by screenwriters Jung Bo Hoon and Lee Woo Jung, it follows the story of baseball superstar Kim Jae Hyuk, portrayed by Park Hae Soo, who meets his unfortunate yet out-of-the-ordinary fate.
He was speculated to join major leagues within the U.S but was imprisoned after accidentally killing the attacker who attempted to assault her sister.
At the Seobu Penitentiary, he met several terrifying people with the foremost gut-wrenching cases but was able to build special connections not just along with his cellmates but also the prison guards.
There’s no denying that K-drama “Prison Playbook” deserved to form a comeback for the second season; however, tvN and Netflix don’t have any confirmation up to the current date.
Just just in case you’re itching for the most-awaited second season, take a look at what the “Prison Playbook” cast is up to now and who among them was spotted in multiple 2021 K-dramas.
Park Hae Soo as Kim Jae Hyuk
After the success of the tvN drama, he starred in two top-billed movies–this includes “Quantum Physics” and “Time to Hunt.”
As for Park Hae Soo’s upcoming K-drama, he’s confirmed to seem in four series.
The 39-year old A-lister is about to steer the soon-to-be-released survival game “Squid Game” with Lee Jung Jae.
It is followed by the crime drama “Chimera” and Netflix’s “Suriname.”
Probably one amongst the foremost awaited Korean remakes this year is that the “Money Heist” series, where he will tackle the role of Berlin.
Jung Kyung Ho as Lee Joon Ho
In the drama, Jung Kyung Ho plays Kim Jae Hyuk’s childhood friend Lee Joon Ho, who was disguised as his number fan, a.k.a stalker, providing they both had to hide their connection.
Currently, the 37-year-old actor is starring in another mega-hit drama, “Hospital Playlist 2,” portraying the legendary cardiothoracic surgeon Kim Jun Wan.
Apart from this, he’s also set to seem within the movie “Apgujeong Report” with “Train to Busan” Ma Dong Seok.
Jung Hae In as Captain Yoo
The South Korean heartthrob is among the K-drama stars who are booked and busy this 2021.
Jung Hae In’s new drama includes Netflix’s action-packed series “D.P” followed by “Unframed” and therefore the highly anticipated K-drama “Snowdrop” along with BLACKPINK’s Jisoo.
Lee Kyu Hyung as Yoo Han Yang
Versatile actor Lee Kyu Hyung played the chaotic yet well-loved Han Yang, a.k.a Loony in “Prison Playbook.”
After starring within the comedy-drama, he headlined several remarkable series, including “Life,” “Doctor John,” and after all, “Hi Bye, Mama!” where he plays Jo Gang Hwa.
In 2021, Lee Kyu Hyung surprised many of his fans after he made a special appearance in several K-dramas.
Yuljems were stunned to work out him united of the patient’s brother in “Hospital Playlist 2.”
This was followed by another cameo in “Voice 4,” “The Witch’s Diner,” and only recently in “Racket Boys” along with “Prison Playbook” co-star Jung Min Sung.
Choi Moo Sung as Kim Min Chul
Who would forget the beautiful cell boss Kim Min Chul, played by Choi Moo Sung?
After “Prison Playbook,” he appeared together of the most characters in “The Nokdu Flower,” “Stranger 2,” and his latest appearance was within the historical drama “Joseon Exorcist.”
Park Ho San as KAIST
Fans get to work out Park Ho San in his current drama “Penthouse 3,” where he played Yoo Je Ni’s ex-con father, Yoo Dong Pil.
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