Actress Shin Hyun Been will be joining Song Joong Ki in the upcoming K-drama “Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son.”
“Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son” is a fantasy drama based on a hit web novel of the same name. It’s the story about a chaebol family’s secretary who is reborn as the family’s youngest son. Song Joong Ki will be playing the protagonist Yoon Hyun Woo, who dies after being framed for embezzlement by the Sunyang Group family that he had remained loyal to. He is reborn as the family’s youngest son Jin Do Joon and works to take over the company as revenge.
Shin Hyun Been will take on the role of prosecutor Seo Min Young of the anti-corruption department who is willing to evade or break the law in order for justice to be served. Called the “grim reaper of the Sunyang Group family,” Seo Min Young tracks down the family’s illegal practices of hereditary succession and gets involved with the youngest son Jin Do Joon in the process. Caught in a race in which they take turns chasing each other, Seo Min Young and Jin Do Joon will walk the line between love and hatred.
“Chaebol Family’s Youngest Son” will be written by Kim Tae Hee of “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” and “A Beautiful Mind,” and it will be directed by Jung Dae Yoon of “She Was Pretty” and “W.” It is scheduled to air in 2022 via JTBC.