On June 3rd King Kong by Starship Entertainment announced that Oh Hye-won would be appearing in the upcoming drama "Designated Survivor: 60 Days". The drama is about a national emergency wherein environmental minister Park Moo-jin (played by Ji Jin-hee) has to take control over the country when all his outranking superiors are killed in an explosion.
Oh Hye-won will be playing the role of Woo Sin-yeong, a sharp, unflinching reporter with access to the Blue House. Her character is expected to be passionately inquisitive, forcing conflict as necessary when Park Moo-jin's private plans conflict with his public outlook.
Oh Hye-won has had a small assortment of minor parts in dramas and films over the last few years. Her most prominent role was in "Children of Nobody", where she played a named character. She's also expected to appear in the film "Tazza: One Eyed Jack" later this year, in a specific role as yet unknown.
Meanwhile, "Designated Survivor: 60 Days" is based on the popular American drama of the same title, minus the 60 days part. It will start airing on July 1st on tvN in the 9:30 PM timeslot on Mondays and Tuesdays following the end of "Abyss".
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"Designated Survivor: 60 Days" is directed by Yoo Jong-seon, written by Kim Tae-hee-I, and features Ji Jin-hee, Kang Han-na, Heo Joon-ho, Bae Jong-ok, Lee Joon-hyuk, Sukku Son. Broadcasting information in Korea: 2019/07/01~Upcoming, Mon, Tue 21:30 on tvN.
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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