Ex-GFRIEND member Yerin to make acting debut in ‘The Witch Shop Reopens’

She will be starring alongside CIX’s Yong-hee in the upcoming web-series

Former GFRIEND member Yerin is set to make her debut as an actress.

On August 19, her company Sublime Artist Agency announced that the idol will make her acting debut as the lead role in the upcoming web-drama The Witch Shop Reopens.

According to NEWSIS, Yerin will be playing the lead character Lee Hae-na, a “dark witch” who owns a shop that is on the verge of bankruptcy. The witch is said to be a beautiful and talented woman who has no dreams, and specialises in cursing humans.


Meanwhile, Yong-hee of boyband CIX will star opposite Yerin as Ji Ho, a high school student who chances upon the witch’s shop while looking for a part-time job. The web-drama will revolve around the pair as they work together to revive the store’s business.

On her acting debut, Yerin also commented: “I am so happy and excited to be able to show a new side of myself to my fans. I am nervous as this is my first time greeting you as an actress but I am working hard to put on a good performance. Please show me lots of support.”

In other K-drama news, hit Kakao TV original series The Great Shaman Ga Doo-shim is reportedly in talks to begin work on its second season. Starring Kim Sae-ron (Ordinary People) and Nam Da-reum (Start-up, Come and Hug Me), the series revolves around 18-year-old high school student Ga Doo-shim, who is destined to become a shaman to eradicate evil spirits.