On September 14, South Korean information outlet JTBC News reported that the Okay-pop idol can be starring because the lead in a brand new Okay-drama titled Sajangdol Mart. The claims have been later confirmed by SM Entertainment of their response through XSports News later that day, as translated by Soompi.
Different particulars concerning the brand new collection, together with a premiere date, full forged record and visuals, have but to be confirmed by the manufacturing firm behind Sajangdol Mart.
In response to JTBC Information’ unique report, Sajangdol Mart will allegedly depict the journeys of a number of people, who have been all former Okay-pop idols, as they endeavour to open and run a grocery store collectively. The collection will reportedly be helmed by director and producer Lee Yoo-yeon, beforehand identified for her work on the internet drama Finest Mistake.
Xiumin’s extremely anticipated position in Sajangdol Mart will mark the singer’s first appearing venture in roughly seven years, since making his appearing debut within the 2015 romantic-comedy internet collection Falling For Problem. He was concerned in that collection as its lead, starring alongside Kim So-eun, and subsequently starred within the movie Seondal: The Man Who Sells The River that very same 12 months, alongside Korean actors Yoo Seung-ho, Cho Jae-hyun, Ko Chang-seok and extra. The singer-actor is credited in movie and TV together with his given identify Kim Min-seok.
Not too long ago, Xiumin additionally introduced the upcoming launch of his solo debut album ‘Brand New’ on September 26. This impending launch will make him the seventh member of nine-piece K-pop boyband EXO to go solo. He follows bandmates Baekhyun, Chen, Suho, Lay, Kai and D.O in doing so.
Regardless of not having launched an official solo report since his debut with EXO in 2012, Xiumin has participated in quite a lot of distinctive solo tasks thereafter. These embody his SM Station venture single ‘You’, in addition to quite a few unique soundtracks to Okay-dramas all through the years, together with 2020’s Mr. Queen and Falling For Problem in 2015.