|Kim Ji-seok [Clover Company]|
Korean actor Kim Ji-seok will take on the male lead in an upcoming TV series on tvN, making it his comeback project since completing his mandatory military service.
A press release by tvN announced on Wednesday that Kim will play the role of Shin Ji-hoon, who is the C.E.O of a coffee shop, in the new season of "In Need of Romance," which is slated to air every Wednesday and Thursday nights starting mid-June.
The statement went onto explain that Shin who has a long time girlfriend named Joo Yeol-mae (Jung Yu-mi) will later get involved in a love triangle with his best friend, played by actor Lee Jin-wook.
Following the success of the first season, "In Need of Romance 2012" will follow the everyday story -- work, romance and friendship -- of women and men in their thirties.
"I can honestly say that I feel a strong burden in trying to immerse myself into playing my character. But I'm feeling great that I get to work with such great actors like Lee and Jung," Kim said in the statement.
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