Actor Jang Keun Suk decided to play the role of ‘Dae Gil’ in the SBS new period drama ‘Daebak’. The Director at SBS said “I am deeply impressed by Jang Keun Suk’s passion for acting, which inspired me for this Daegil role” and continued “Discussed with Jang Keun Suk, I believe that it is possible for him to create an enjoyable filming atmosphere regardless of any hardships”.
Jang Keun Suk returns to drama this time after two years. “These past two years, I attended graduate school while reflecting on my attitudes and rekindling my passion for acting. I have selected the work carefully. Thus, for me it would be a nice opportunity to be able to stand in front of the audience again as ‘Dae Gil’ in the drama ‘Daebak’ “.
Furthermore, he continued "Armed with acting skills and sincerity, I would like you to look forward to the new, reborn Jang Keun Suk, who will play a role of the misfortunate Prince Dae Gil” Decision was therefore made.
The historical drama ‘Daebak’ depicts the story of Dae Gil, who became a swindler and risked his all by involving in a gambling game with King Yeongjo. Jang Keun Suk was previously in the 2006 historical drama ‘Hwang Jin Yi’ and 2008 historical drama ‘Hong Gil Dong’. The drama ‘Daebak’ will be aired after the current drama ‘Six Flying Dragons’ ends, planned for 24 episodes.