On June 2, a representative from the Korean drama industry revealed that Song Joong Ki was offered the male lead role in an upcoming tvN drama titled “Vicenzo“.
Song Joong Ki’s agency HiSTORY D&C commented on the report by confirming that the actor is currently reviewing the offer. If he accepts the role, Song Joong Ki will play a lawyer and Italian Mafia consigliere Vincenzo Cassano. He was born in Korea but was adopted by an Italian family when he was young. He moves back to Korea and meets female lawyer Hong Cha Young.
The role of the female lawyer was offered to Jeon Yeo Bin last month. There have been no words yet on if she will be accepting the offer.
This drama is gearing up to have a stellar directing and writing team. Vicenzo will be written by Park Jae Bum who wrote The Fiery Priest and directed by Kim Hee Won who was behind The Crowned Clown.