Actor Song Seung-heon (Black) and actress Krystal Jung (Bride of the Water God) have received offers to become the leads in the upcoming crime action drama called Hustle. SM Entertainment confirmed on April 13 that Krystal is favorably reviewing the offer while Song and his agency has yet to release an official statement regarding the casting news.
Hustle is an action-packed crime series that centers around an elite team of four notorious con artists, one of whom is named Kang Ha-ri and will be played potentially by Song Seung-heon. Krystal is being courted to portray Cha Ah-ryung, a talented driver who grows up on the streets after being abandoned by her parents.
Cable network OCN, which is known for its weekend prime-time crime and thriller dramas, is currently in talks to broadcast the series in the second half of 2018.