Various reports have stated that actor Lee Joon Gi is appearing in tvN’s upcoming drama “Lawless Lawyer,” his agency Namoo Actors released an official statement addressing the reports.
“It’s true that Lee Joon Gi has been offered the lead role in tvN’s ‘Lawless Lawyer,’ but he has not made his decision yet. He is still positively considering the offer.”
If Lee Joon Gi takes on the role, he will play Bong Sang Pil, a former gang member who becomes a lawyer, he treats law books as compliance manual and prefers solving problems using his fists.
“Lawless Lawyer” is the story of Bong Sang Pil going against power in court of law of avenge his mother. It’s a legal action thriller that follows a fan who wants to get revenge and the growth he goes through when seeking justice.
“Lawless Lawyer” will be written by Yoon Hyun Ho, who’s previously works includes “Remember,” and will be directed by PD Kim Jin Min, who has previously worked on dramas such as “Pride and Prejudice,” and “Marriage Contract.”
“Lawless Lawyer” will air in May following “Live,” the follow up drama to tvN’s “Hwayugi.”