NCT‘s Jaehyun will be taking his first steps in acting, with a webdrama created by the producers of much-loved series, Love Playlist. He is reported to have been casted as the main lead in a new drama by the same producers, called Dear.M.
Dear.M will remain in the same drama world as the others in the Love Playlist series, although it will be considered as part of a spinoff rather than a continuation of the original. The Love Playlist series ran for a total of 4 successful seasons. The stars of season four, Bae Hyun Sung and Kim Sae Ron, are said to make a reappearance in Dear.M as well.
On the 4th of August, the representatives of producing firm, Playlist, declared that they had casted him for the role, and were in positive talks with Jaehyun’s management, SM Entertainment, about taking up the role. If he decides upon it, he will be playing a character called Minho, although not much else has been released about the drama.
SM Entertainment has also responded to news outlets to declare that Jaehyun is still positively reviewing the role. The producers are planning on expanding beyond a web-based series, are hence are also in talks with large broadcasting station, KBS, with regards to the airing of the drama series.
In other news, Jaehyun, as one of the core members of NCT, is currently busy with his activities as an MC on weekly chart show, Inkigayo.