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Suzy, Lee Jong-suk to star in new SBS series

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Published : Nov 28, 2016 - 17:17 / Updated : Nov 28, 2016 - 17:17

Suzy and Lee Jong-suk are set to return to the small screen next year.

The two will co-star in the new SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping,” according to production company iHQ on Monday.

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Bae Suzy (JYP Entertainment)
“We will wrap up all of the necessary logistics by the end of the year, and kick off production next year,” said iHQ in a statement.

The series will be written by Park Hye-ryun, who worked on Suzy’s acting debut production “Dream High” in 2011 and will be directed by Oh Choong-hwan of “Doctors” and “My Love from the Star.”

Both Suzy and Lee have had a busy, successful year.

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Lee Jong-suk (YG Entertainment)
Suzy, of K-pop group MissA, gained global fame through KBS’ romantic drama “Uncontrollably Fond,” which also featured Kim Woo-bin, while actor and model Lee rose to stardom again with hit fantasy series “W,” which co-starred Han Hyo-joo.

“While You Were Sleeping” is about a woman who is able to foresee unfortunate events in her dreams and a prosecutor who tries everything in his power to prevent them from actually happening.

By Kim Yu-young (ivykim@heraldcorp.com)

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