EXO’s Xiumin has been cast in a new drama titled Sajangdol Mart (literal translation), marking his first role in seven years.
On September 14, South Korean media outlet JTBC News announced that the K-pop idol would star in a new drama titled Sajangdol Mart. The claims were later confirmed by SM Entertainment in their response via XSports News later that day: “Xiumin will star in the new drama ‘Sajangdol Mart.’ »
Other details regarding the new series, including a premiere date, full cast list and visuals, have yet to be confirmed by the production company behind Sajangdol Mart.
According to the original report by JTBC News, Sajangdol Mart depicts the journeys of several people, all of whom were former K-pop idols, as they strive to open and run a supermarket together. The series is reportedly helmed by director and producer Lee Yoo-yeon, previously known for her work on the web drama Best Mistake.
Xiumin’s highly anticipated role in Sajangdol Mart will mark the singer’s first acting venture in about seven years, since his acting debut in the romantic comedy web series Falling For Challenge in 2015.
Meanwhile, Xiumin also announced the upcoming release of his first solo album “Brand New” on September 26. The upcoming release will make him the seventh member of the nine-member K-pop group EXO to go solo. He follows his bandmates Baekhyun, Chen, Suho, Lay, Kai and DO
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