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Ju Ji-hoon to return to small screen

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Updated : September 10 2018

Actor Ju Ji-hoon will return to the small screen for the first time in about three years with a TV series called “Item.”

The MBC drama, set to air every Monday and Tuesday beginning in January, is based on a fantasy webtoon series that centers on a man and woman with supernatural powers. It will take over the time slot for “Bad Detective” once that series comes to an end.

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Scriptwriter Jung Yi Do was also behind OCN’s thriller series “Save Me.”

In “Item,” Ju will play the role of Kang Gon, a kindhearted prosecutor who is willing to sacrifice everything to save his nephew. Since his last TV appearance, he has starred in a number of successful films, including “Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds” and “The Spy Gone North.”

The film “Dark Figure of Crime,” in which Ju plays killer Kang Tae-oh, is set to open in October.

By Yim Hyun-su (hyunsu@heraldcorp.com)

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