“The Uncanny Counter 2” Actor Jo Byeong Gyu in Talks for an Enchanting New Historical Romance Korean Drama

“The Uncanny Counter 2” star Jo Byeong Gyu has been courted to take on the male lead role in the highly anticipated new historical romance Korean drama “Saeraenadae.” Let’s dive into the details and find out more!

Jo Byeong Gyu Courted to Lead New Historical Romance Korean Drama “Saeraenadae”

 Actor Jo Byeong Gyu. | HB Entertainment
Actor Jo Byeong Gyu. | HB Entertainment

According to Korean media reports, actor Jo Byeong Gyu has received an offer to play the male lead in the highly anticipated historical romance drama “Saeraenadae.” His agency, HB Entertainment, confirmed this exciting news. In response to these reports, HB Entertainment has stated that the actor is still reviewing his appearance in the drama project.

In 2021, Jo ByeongGyu faced allegations of school bullying. He took legal action against the accuser. Despite clearing some doubts, it had a temporary impact on his career. However, he made a strong comeback in “The Uncanny Counter 2” and firmly denied the accusations during the press conference. He expressed caution and a sense of responsibility as an actor.

Korean Drama “Saeraenadae”

“Saeraenadae” is an intriguing drama that revolves around the love story of a prince, Park Yeong, and an ordinary young woman, set in a virtual Joseon. Park Yeong wishes to escape the country in search of true happiness. On the other hand, the young lady, who comes from a humble background, dreams of finding success and happiness within Joseon. 

The production team has offered the actor the role of Park Yeong, the prince of Joseon. Park Yeong hides his true identity and lives a secluded life without a job.

Jo Byeong Gyu’s Dramas

“The Uncanny Counter 2” star Jo Byeong Gyu | tvN
“The Uncanny Counter 2” star Jo Byeong Gyu | tvN

Actor Jo Byeong Gyu started his acting career in 2015. He began by playing a supporting role in the drama “Who Are You: School 2015. He later received a main role in the romantic comedy-drama “Drink, Sing and Dance” in 2017. Despite being a supporting actor in “SKY Castle” in 2018, he impressed viewers with his performance.


Jo Byeong Gyu has showcased his versatility through various projects. These include the highly acclaimed series “Arthdal Chronicles,” “Hot Stove League,” and “The Uncanny Counter.” His participation in these projects showcases his versatility as an actor and his capability to assume various roles.


If Jo Byeong Gyu accepts the offer for the historical drama “Saeraenadae,” it will mark his return to the historical genre. Previously, he had guest roles in “Queen of Seven Days” in 2017. He also had a supporting role in “Arthdal Chronicles” in 2019. In addition, it will be his second upcoming project after “History of Losers.”

Are you excited to see Jo Byeong Gyu in a historical Kdrama? Keep an eye out for more updates!

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