‘Single’s Inferno’ star Choi Si-hun cast in upcoming boy love drama ‘New Employee’

  • South Korean Netflix “Singles’ Inferno” reality star Choi Si-hun has reportedly been cast in the upcoming Boy Love (BL) drama “New Employee.”
  • The new series is set to premiere exclusively on the streaming platform “Watcha,” best known for producing the hit BL series “Semantic Error.”
  • “New Employee,” based off of a 2016 web comic of the same name. tells the romance story of workaholic advertising agency department head Jong-chan and a company intern named Seung-hyun.
  • According to an exclusive released by the South Korean news outlet Hankook Ilbo on June 30, Choi is set to play the role of college senior Yoo Sung, Seung-hyun’s first love.
  • The webtoon version gained widespread popularity for its “realistic” depiction of a workplace love story.

Netflix “Singles’ Inferno” reality star Choi Si Hun has been cast in the upcoming boy love (BL) drama “New Employee.”

The new series is set to premiere exclusively on the streaming platform “Watcha,” best known for producing the hit BL series “Semantic Error.”

“New Employee,” based off of a 2016 web comic of the same name, tells the romance story of workaholic, advertising agency department head Jong-chan and a company intern named Seung-hyun.

According to an exclusive released by the South Korean news outlet Hankook Ilbo on June 30, Choi is set to play the role of college senior Yoo Sung, Seung-hyun’s first love. 

The webtoon version gained widespread popularity for its “realistic” depiction of a workplace love story. 

Choi has appeared in several acting roles prior to this one, including “I Started Following a Romance” (“로맨스를 팔로우하기 시작했습니다”), “Can I Love You” (“사랑할 수 있을까”), “Standby” (“스텐바이”) and “Nice Brother” (“맵시오빠”).

Undoubtedly, his most famous appearance was as a contestant in “Singles’ Inferno,” which won him international attention and helped him amass nearly 900,000 followers on Instagram. 

 

Featured Image via bobbletea; Netflix Asia

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