Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong officially announced his comeback plan with a fantasy drama.
On July 6, Kim Hyun-joong announced that he is to star in the upcoming drama, “When Time Stops” (working title). In the fantasy romance drama, the actor will star as the male lead Joon-woo, a character with a superpower.
The upcoming drama marks the actor’s comeback in four years since “Inspiring Generation.” Following his comeback as a K-pop artist by releasing fifth mini album “HAZE” last November, Kim Hyun-joong is making a comeback as an actor as well.
The news about his comeback continuously arouses controversies. In 2014, the actor was involved in a long legal battle against his ex-girlfriend. After taking years off the field restraining, Kim Hyun-joong started his attempt come backack to the public. Last year, he had a world tour, visiting fans in eight different cities in Asia and South America.
Since the public reaction to his comeback is bipolar, however, it is unclear whether his comeback as an actor will end in success or not. “When Time Stops” will premiere in October.