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.