Kang Ji Hwan (Big Man) has been confirmed to star in the new MBC drama Monster(previously titled Tyrant). Kang Ji Hwan will play the role of a man going through adversity as he goes up against the rich elite. He has worked with this writer before in the drama Incarnation of Money.
Seo Kang Joon (Cheese in the Trap) had been previously offered the role as well as Hwang Jung Eum for the female lead. Both actors have officially declined.
Also recently cast to play the younger versions of the main couple is Lee Ki Kwang (Mrs. Cop) and Lee Yeol Eum (Village: Secret of Achiara)
Others in the cast include Lee El, Jung Woong In, Lee Deok Hwa, Park Young, Kyu, Jung Bo Seok, and Kim Bo Yeon.
Monster is a revenge drama that will show the reality of the rich elite during the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 and will take place over a 20 year period. Monster comes from the writer of Giant, Incarnation of Money, and Empress Ki.
Monster is scheduled to premiere in April on MBC.
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