Cha Hwa-yeon to appear as Im Si-wan’s mother in JTBC’s upcoming drama ‘Run On’

Actress Cha Hwa-yeon is officially a cast member of the upcoming romance series Run On.

On August 26, an official from Cha’s agency Hunus Entertainment told a South Korean news agency, “Cha Hwa-yeon will appear in JTBC’s Run On as Yook Ji-woo, the mother of the main character Ki Sun-gyeom, played by actor Im Si-wan.”

Run On follows a former track and field athlete who had to quit because of an unfortunate event. He becomes a sports agent and meets a writer of subtitle translations for movies who believes that they crossed paths for a reason. The series stars Im Si-wan (Strangers from Hell), Shin Se-kyung (Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung), Choi Soo-young (Tell Me What You Saw), and Kang Tae-oh (The Tale of Nokdu).

Cha Hwa-yeon is currently starring in the family drama Once Again, where her character is a mother who gets betrayed by her children. The veteran actress has appeared in many popular series in the past, such as I Am Legend (2010), It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014), I’m Sorry but I Love You (2016–2017), My Only One (2018–2019), and Golden Garden (2019).

Run On is aiming to broadcast in the second half of 2020. It will be helmed by director Lee Jae-hoon (The Ghost Detective).

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