Upcoming TVING drama “Ants Are Riding” announces its main casts.
On January 6th, it was confirmed that Han Ji Eun, Hong Jong Hyun, Jung Moon Sung, Kim Sun Young, and Jang Gwang will be the main leads for the upcoming comedy drama.
“Ants Are Riding” is the first Korean drama that is based on stocks. The drama will showcase the different stories of people who enter the stock market. As they participate in a mysterious stock meeting, they will learn about the life, love, and the value of friendship.
The upcoming drama will be directed by Choi Ji Young (“What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim” and “The Host” co-writer). The script will be written by Im Yeon Soo and her team (“Birthcare Center” and “The Sound Of Your Heart.”)
Han Ji Eun will play the role of Yoo Mi Seo. She has experienced failure because of stock investment. Hong Jong Hyun will play the role of Choi Seon Ho, a part-timer at a convenience store with a twist. He drives a luxury foreign car.
Jung Miin Sung will play the role of Kang San. He works as a part-timer and stops working when he has fulfilled the money he needs. Kim Sun Young will play the role of Jeong Haeng Ja, the owner of a famous jokbal (braising pig’s trotters) restaurant. Lastly, Jang Gwang will play Kim Jin Bae. He’s an English teacher who got into stocks after retiring.
“Ants Are Riding” is scheduled to air in the second half of 2022.
This drama will be Han Ji Eun’s follow-up project after “Bad and Crazy.” She is currently starring in the tvN drama with Lee Dong Wook, Wi Ha Joon, VIXX’s N, Sung Ji Ru, Cha Shi Won, and more. The actress will also appear in the upcoming movie “Moradong.”
Meanwhile, this drama will be Hong Jong Hyun’s comeback series after three years. This will also be his comeback project after he got discharged from the military in June 2021. The actor is known for being part of the dramas “My Absolute Boyfriend,” “Mother of Mine,” “The King in Love,” “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo,” “Dating Agency: Cyrano,” and “Vampire Idol.”