Jo Jung-seok returns to the small screen after 3 years
Jo Jung-seok returns to the small screen after 3 years
The first still of Jo Jung-seok, who returns to the small screen after three years with tvN's 'Sejak, The Bewitched', has been released.

tvN's new Saturday-Sunday drama 'Sejak, The Bewitched' is a story about the cruel fate of King Yi-in, who holds a high position but has a lowly heart, and a woman who becomes Sejak (a spy) to bring him down. It is a fictional historical drama based on imagination, and is attracting attention for its subject matter, 'Sejak', a spy who hides his identity and secretly finds out secrets or situations and provides information. Director Jo Nam-guk, who was recognized for his solid directing skills with 'The Model Detective', and writer Kim Seon-deok, who started the legend of tvN's well-made historical drama with 'The Man Who Became King', teamed up, and Jo Jung-seok (as Lee In) and Shin Se-kyung (Kang Hee-soo and Kang Mong-woo) teamed up. Station) is planning to meet the king and create a story of cruel fate. It will be aired for the first time on January 21, 2024.

Jo Jung-seok played the role of Lee In, a Hanryang flower prince born with the destiny of a king. Lee In suffers when his loyalty to his beloved older brother Lee Seon (played by Choi Dae-hoon) is seen as a betrayal and lives alone. In the meantime, he accidentally becomes close friends with the baduk player Kang Mong-woo (played by Shin Se-kyung) and finds himself in the middle of a cruel fate.

Among these, Jo Jung-seok in the stills released captures attention as the king's younger brother, Prince Jinhan. A fresh youthful beauty and determined sexiness can be felt from the slight smile on the lips and soft eyes, and the perfect fit reveals a soft charisma. In particular, the sight of him lying on a rock by a stream with the sun shining down on him looks like he has forgotten all the worries of the world, and brings a smile to the viewer.

On the other hand, in another still, Jo Jung-seok reveals the inner thoughts of Prince Jinhan, a man who is both infinitely strong and pathetic. In particular, it attracts attention as its entire body is hit by the harsh rain. Jo Jung-seok's deep gaze as he looks somewhere in his uniform gives us a premonition of his turbulent narrative that will unfold in the future. There is growing interest in Jo Jung-seok's acting, which will transform him into the three-dimensional and charming Prince Jinhan, with his resolute sexiness, composure, wit, and pathos.

The production team of tvN's 'The Bewitched' said, "Jo Jeong-seok has developed a new life-like character in each work with solid acting experience cultivated across various genres." They added, "As he returns to the small screen after three years, Jo Jung-seok's acting has matured well and “Viewers will also be fascinated by its charm.”

Ten Asia Reporter Kim Seo-yoon translated by google