Seo Ye Ji is returning to the industry with her first project after her controversy earlier this year.
On November 21, a source from tvN confirmed that Seo Ye Ji, Park Byung Eun, Yoo Sun, and Lee Sang Yeob have been cast for the upcoming drama “Eve’s Scandal” (literal title), along with that announcement, it was reported that the cast begins filming on November 24.
“Eve’s Scandal” is a melodrama that centers around the story of a chaebol’s 2-trillion-won (approximately $1.7 billion) divorce lawsuit that shocks the entire nation. The drama is said to be a hot topic among industry insiders for its solid script.
Seo Ye Ji is taking on the role of Lee Ra El, who was born between a genius father and a beautiful mother. After going through an unfortunate family affair, she becomes a woman with a fatal charm. She is the woman at the center of the divorce lawsuit.
Lee Sang Yeob is taking on the role of Seo Eun Pyung, a human rights lawyer who gives up everything for love once he meets Lee Ra El. Yoo Sun plays Han So Ra, the only daughter of powerful politician Han Pan Ro who married into the LJ Group chaebol family. She’s beautiful and appears confident but is afraid of aging.
This mark her first since the hit drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.” Earlier this year, the actress was involved in controversy over allegedly manipulating Kim Jung Hyun‘s problematic behavior in 2018, due to the severe backlash against her, she withdrew from the drama “Island.”
“Eve’s Scandal” will be written by Yoon Young Mi (“The Good Witch,” “Birth of the Beauty,” “Bride of the Sun”). It is scheduled to premiere in the first half of 2022.