Kim’s agency D.Y Entertainment confirmed the news on April 19, announcing that the actor joining will join the cast of The Crazy Guy in This District, which will be helmed by Diary of a Prosecutor (2019) PD Lee Tae-gon.
The story will follow No Whee-oh, a detective who loses his ability to control his anger following an incident at work. He later on turns into a crazy guy who gets angry at everything. The role will be played by Jung Woo, who will be making a drama comeback after eight years, following his last starring role in Reply 1994 in 2013. He is joined by actress Oh Yeon-seo, who will play the role of Lee Min-kyung, who developed trust issues after her life went downhill. Now, she has delusions and is compulsive. Kim Nam-hee will play Seon-ho, the person involved in “the incident” that has made Min-kyung crazy and a character who will bring tension to the story.
The Crazy Guy in This District is scheduled to be released as a 12-episode drama in the first half of the year.