Ahn Hyo Seop Joins Park Bo Young For The Upcoming tvN Drama “Abyss”

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Rising actor Ahn Hyo Seop has been confirmed to join Park Bo Young highly anticipated upcoming drama “Abyss.”

The happy news was confirmed on February 12, the producers of the upcoming drama confirmed the news themselves.





The upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama is a fantasy romance drama about two people who are reincarnated as entirely different people with the help of beads of a mysterious abyss.

Ahn Hyo Seop will take on the role of Cha Min, before his death, he was an intelligent heir to Korea’s top cosmetics company but he always felt insecure about his looks. After his sudden death, he’s reborn as a hot administrator of a law firm.

Park Bo Young will play the role of Go Se Yeon, a strong, accomplished, and beautiful female prosecutor who suffers a fatal accident unexpectedly. She finds herself mysteriously brought back to life as an attorney at a law firm with a new average face; she tries to uncover the truth behind her reincarnation.





“Abyss” is scheduled to air in the first half of 2019.

This will be Ahn Hyo Seop first ever leading role in a mini-series since his debut.

How do you feel about this?

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My Thoughts

uhmmmmm…. ok, I guess!

I love both actors, I think they’re amazing. However, like many other kdrama fans stated, I am worried about casting Ahn Hyo Seop as the lead in this drama especially opposite Park Bo Young who is an amazing well established actress that can do well in any role you put her in.

He’s still considered a rookie and has that rookie vibe to him so I am not sure about how he’ll work his way around a role in a law firm. Of course, the script outline hasn’t provided the characters age (yet) so I assuming he’s playing an older guy based on what I read.

The second issue I might end up having with this drama is if they try to make them both appear to be the same age, if this happened I’ll flip!

Ahn Hyo Seop might be hella tall but he has a youthful look and is 24 years old. Park Bo Young is five years older than him; she just turned 29 this year.





I don’t mind the age gap but I fear the script will try to convince me they’re the same age. Park Bo Young is short and cute and a lot of people don’t believe she’s 29 but the problem is with Ahn Hyo Seop who obviously gives off youthful vibes, you can tell he’s in his early 20s, so giving him a role for someone in his 30s isn’t really a wise choice.

It might seem as if I am complaining but I am a bit worried. I love both actors and was looking forward to their comebacks but the script outline is worrying me. I hope my worries vanish when we have more details.

Thus far, the script is actually very interesting and has the fantasy element to it. I have high expectations because of Park Bo Young, she chooses interesting scripts. The writer isn’t well known and only has two names to his/her credit so I hope he/she can pull it off.

1 COMMENT

  1. I love this drama! Am I the only person that thinks when Bo Young was reincarnated she is super cute? I think Bo Young and Ahn look the same age. Every week I can not wait for the new episodes to air.

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