Chogiwa – Lee Joon is back with not only one drama but Lee Joon’s comeback with three dramas. When he appeared in Knowing Bros with Yong Hwa in August 2020, people were wondering about his bulky shape. He said that he was in the middle of a drama project and he was required to gain weight to fit with his character. Then in early 2021, Lee Joon has been reported to join the cast of the drama The Silent Sea with Gong Yoo and Bae Doona. It is going to be his very first comeback as an actor after he finished his mandatory military service in December 2019. His last drama was Father Is Strange back in 2017.
Lee Joon Comeback with Three Dramas
After his discharge, he became a DJ of SBS’s Lee Joon Youngstreet. Fans have been wondering when he would come back as an actor and he answered it in 2021, Lee Joon’s comeback with three dramas.
#1 The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea will air on Netflix on December, 24th. The drama is science fiction set in the future when the planet suffers from a lack of water. A group of soldiers go on a mission to travel to the moon to retrieve a mysterious water sample. Lee Joon as Captain Ryu Tae Seok is an elite soldier a member of the Ministry of National Defense. He volunteered for this dangerous mission as a head engineer so he could escape the stifling environment in the ministry. In this drama, Lee Joon will act along actor Gong Yoo and actress Bae Doona.
#2 Bulgasal: Immortal Souls
The second drama of Lee Joon that will also air in December is Bulgasal: Immortal Souls. The drama will air on December 18th on TvN. In this drama, he will act along with actor Lee Jin Wook and actress Kwon Na Ra. This drama is also his reunion drama with actress Gong Seung Yeon after Heard It through the Grapevine in 2015. Lee Joon as Ok Eul Tae is also an immortal who lives in secrecy. However, unlike Dan Hwal (Lee Jin Wook) he enjoys his eternal life as well as the power and wealth he has.
#3 Red Single Heart
Red Single Heart is going to be Lee Joon’s very first historical drama. Set in the Joseon era, Lee Joon will take the role of a just and wise king named Lee Tae. He became a king with a truthful mission. His main goal is to destroy Park Gye Won (Jang Hyuk) and his anti-government official. In this drama, he will act along with actress Kang Ha Na and this drama is going to be his reunion drama with actor Jang Hyuk after IRIS 2 in 2013.
Lee Joon debuted with MBLAQ in 2009 and gained so much popularity since then. However, he decided to leave the group in 2014 and focused his career to be an actor. He starred in several dramas such as IRIS 2, Gabdong: The Memories of Murder, Mr. Baek, Heard It Through the Grapevine, Vampire Detective, Woman with a Suitcase and Father Is Strange. In October 2017 he enlisted in the South Korean military and was discharged in December 2019.
Who is excited about Lee Joon’s comeback with three dramas? He is a great actor and well-known to be a model-actor. Rumor has it, even Dispatch has given up on digging dirt on Lee Joon. They couldn’t find something bad about him.