Lead actress Han So-hee was rushed to the emergency room after passing out due to injuries and overwork while in the middle of shooting for her upcoming Netflix series Undercover, Korean news outlet Sports Chosun revealed on January 22.
The following day, 9Ato Entertainment addressed the matter on behalf of its talent, saying, “As confirmed by the producer, Han So-hee has suffered a minor injury while filming an action scene for Undercover. For the safety of the actress, the filming was halted, and she was taken to the hospital to undergo examinations and receive treatment.”
On the steps taken to ensure that Han’s health is being prioritized, the agency said, “Since there is no scheduled filming today, she will be resting and recovering.” In addition, an official from the drama assured the fans that the situation is not serious enough to cause anxiety or concern.
Han So-hee, 26, has recently emerged among the new stars to watch out for, following her portrayal of an elegant and stunning mistress in the record-breaking drama The World of the Married (2020). Her captivating performance earned critical regard, and she ended up bagging multiple distinctions as a rookie actress, including a nomination for Best New Actress at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards. Before landing the said breakthrough role, Han played supporting parts in the dramas Into the World Again (2017), Money Flower (2017–2018), 100 Days My Prince (2018), and Abyss (2019). Netflix’s Undercover is set to mark her return to the spotlight in her first-ever lead role in a series.
Meanwhile, Undercover is described as an action-packed noir series that tells the story of a mobster’s daughter Yoon Ji-woo (Han So-hee) who joins a criminal gang and becomes a mole in the police force to uncover the truth behind her father’s death. As she digs deeper into the case in hopes of catching the culprit, her plans take an unexpected setback when a detective falls in love with her.
Undercover is helmed by director Kim Jin-min of Extracurricular (2020) and penned by screenwriter Kim Ba-da of Hero (2012).