Seungri of K-pop boy band Big Bang has been added to the casting boat of a popular Japanese TV series.
The “Strong Baby” singer is moving forward fast with his activities in Japan, as he landed a role in “Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo – HongKong Kowloon Treasure Murder Case” [translated title]on Nippon Television Network, according to YG Entertainment’s press release Monday.
“‘Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo’ is famous as a TV series and a comic strip. I’m nervous to be meeting a wide audience as this is targeting a global audience but I’ll do my best [to meet my fans’ expectations]. I hope I’ll enjoy shooting the drama,” Seungri was quoted as saying.
YG said the artist will play the role of Kim Ryong-dong, a Korean student who studies in Hong Kong and gets suspected as a criminal of a murder case occurred at a hotel he works part-time.
Along with Seungri, Yamada Ryosuke of Hey! Say! JUMP and the Taiwanese boy band Fahrenheit’s former member Wu Chun have also been added to the impressive roster.
Seungri has been staying in Japan the last three months to appear as a regular on Fuji TV? ?akigake! Ongaku bangjuke eight