MBC announced on the 2nd that actor Kim Hee-sun was selected as the lead role in the new drama "Tomorrow," which is based on the popular Naver webtoon. 'Tomorrow' has decided to be organized in the first half of next year.
Naver webtoon "Tomorrow" tells the story of Choi Joon-woong, a long-term job seeker who was unable to get a job, meets the grim reaper "Guryun" and "Lim Leung-gu" who are on a special mission by accident, working as the youngest contract workers of the "Crisis Management Team" to help them.
It is a work that has many fixed fans for its ingenious setting that the grim reaper, which was a symbol of death, rather helps people continue their lives and the performance of the grim reaper who delivers cool consolation to the victims of punishment.
Kim Hee-sun joins the drama as the main character, the grim reaper 'Guryun'. Guryun is the head of the crisis management team at the spirit management headquarters of the underworld monopoly and has the charisma of nothing to fear. He is a cold-hearted person who is fearless and has no compassion and is a "woman who returned from hell" with reasons for disqualification as the grim reaper that only elites are selected in the afterlife.
Kim Hee-sun, who has been loved for her beauty and attractive acting skills through 'Alice', 'Room No. 9' and 'Woman of Dignity' will perform as the grim reaper this time.
The screenplay will be co-directed by Park Ran and rookie Kim Yu-jin, who participated in various sitcoms, and Sung Chi-wook PD, who created dramas such as "New Trial" and "Special Labor Inspector". The production companies are Super Moon Pictures and Studio N.
An official from MBC drama said, "Tomorrow will be a drama that delivers warm sympathy and comfort, not discipline and advice, to those living in a difficult reality." "I hope that many people will open up their hopeful tomorrow through our drama, which will be presented with a different charm from webtoons."
Meanwhile, the drama 'Tomorrow' is scheduled to be aired in the first half of 2022 and will begin production.