Lee Na-Eun from idol group “April” is dropped from upcoming SBS drama series “Taxi Driver” due to bullying accusations made against her. Le Na-Eun was cast to play major supporting character Go Eun in the drama series, but, according to production company StudioS, Lee Na-Eun has dropped out of the drama series. About 60% of the filming for the drama series has already completed. As soon as a new actress is cast to play Go Eun, she will refilm all scenes of Go Eun that was already filmed by Lee Na-Eun. Taxi driver stars Lee Je-Hoon & Esom.
Lee Na-Eun’s departure from the drama series was caused by an online post, that was made on February 28, 2021, via online community website Nate Pann. In that post, the younger brother of ex-April member Lee Hyun-Joo accused the other group members of bullying his sister
Meanwhile, “Taxi Driver” is still tentatively scheduled to air from April 9, 2021 in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Kim Do-Ki (Lee Je-Hoon) graduated from the Naval Academy and became an UDT (underwater demolition team) Official. His mother was murdered by a serial killer and his life changed afterwards.
Kim Do-Ki is now a deluxe taxi driver and works for Rainbow Taxi Company. The company is not just an ordinary taxi company. The company offers a special “revenge-call” service. If clients ask them to take revenge, Kim Do-Ki and his co-workers will perform the service.