Gong Yoo is reportedly set to make his drama comeback in Netflix‘s new original series The Sea of Silence.
According to an exclusive report from Sports Chosun, Gong Yoo chose The Sea of Silence as his comeback drama, 3 years after his success with Goblin. The Sea of Silence is a SF (science-fiction) drama featuring a dystopian future Earth, where water and food are scarce due to worldwide desertification. It will tell the story of elite agents travelling to an abandoned moon base to retrieve some mysterious samples for analysis.
The Sea of Silence has already received a lot of attention as it was revealed that top actor Jung Woo Sung will be part of the production team for the Netflix series. The writer for the drama will be Park Eun Kyo, who wrote for 2009 movie Mother. In addition, it has been reported that Bae Doo Na will also join the lineup for the cast.
Gong Yoo would play the role of Yunjae, a soldier from the space agency and his team’s leader. Yunjae is a brilliant leader who has an outstanding work ethic and is full of charisma.
In response, Gong Yoo’s agency, Management SOOP, released their statement regarding Gong Yoo’s participation.
It is true that Gong Yoo is considering appearing in The Sea of Silence. But it is not yet confirmed.
— Management SOOP
The Sea of Silence is expected to air for 8 episodes, and will begin filming in August after finalizing the cast.