Kang Ha Neul (When the Camellia Blooms) has been offered a starring role in the new Korean drama Trees Die on Their Feet. Trees Die on Their Feet is about an old woman who fled North Korea and was separated from her husband and child. She sets up a hotel in South Korea and hopes to reunite with them before she dies. An unknown theater actor pretends to be her grandson in order to fulfill her last wish.
Kang Ha Neul would play the actor. Also considering lead roles are Youn Yuh Jung (Never Twice) who would play the woman from North Korea and Son Ye Jin (Crash Landing On You) who would play her granddaughter.
Trees Die on Their Feet is looking to air later in 2022.