Exo's Suho in Korean remake of Rich Man, Poor Woman

Actress Ha Yeon Soo is reportedly in talks to play the female lead.

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EXO's Suho and SHINee's Jonghyun share a close bond with each other Reuters

Exo's Suho will play the lead role in the Korean remake of Japanese drama "Rich Man, Poor Woman." His agency SM Entertainment revealed the news through a press release. Actress Ha Yeon Soo is reportedly in talks to play the female lead. The drama narrates the story of a wealthy man who is in search of his lost mother. Meanwhile, he meets a young woman (who is struggling to crack interviews at top firm despite being well graduated) with the same. Their life intertwines unexpectedly.

"The new drama will consist of 16 episodes and will be produced by iHQ. Its exact filming date has not been decided, but it aims to premiere in the first half of next year," Korea Herald reported. Meanwhile, EXO is gearing up for its fourth solo concert "EXO Planet #4 -- The ElyXiOn" from November 24-26 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul. However, the boys will be perfuming once again without its member Lay, who is reportedly busy with his solo schedules.

Early this year, Exo's repackaged edition of 'The War' topped the charts of more than 33 countries. The album had three new numbers—title track 'Power,' 'Sweet Lies' and 'Boomerang.' In addition, it also consisted nine tracks from the original album 'The War' that sold over 1 million copies in less than a month of its release, becoming the boy band's fourth "million seller."

This article was first published on November 19, 2017