Lee Seung-Gi has been offered a leading role in upcoming tvN drama series “Hwayuki.” Cha Seung-Won has already received an offer to play a co-lead role and he is still considering the offer. If Lee Seung-Gi accepts the offer, he will play Son O-Gong. The drama series is a reinterpretation of Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” but set in the present day and scripted by sisters Hong Jung-Eun and Hong Mi-Ran. The character of Son O-Gong is based off the character of Sun Wukong in the original novel.
Meanwhile, Lee Seung-Gi is set to be discharged from the military on October 31, 2017. The drama series is scheduled to first air December, 2017 in South Korea.