Watch 2PM’s Taecyeon star in comedic new teaser for tvN’s ‘Inspector Joy’

The historical drama series is scheduled to premiere this November

tvN has dropped a new teaser for its upcoming historical drama, Inspector Joy.

Inspector Joy is an upcoming historical comedy drama that follows Ra Yi-eon, an aspiring gourmet that ends up being roped into becoming an undercover government official who is tasked to uncover corruption. He eventually teams up with a divorced woman named Kim Jo-yi (played by Kim Hye-yoon).

In the comedic teaser, lead character Ra Yi-eon, played by 2PM member Taecyeon, is apprehensive toward his newly appointed role as secret royal inspector. “The first inspector… I heard people lost contact. I heard the second inspector vanished,” he thinks, as translated by Soompi. “Of all people, it had to be me? An inspector?”

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Set to premiere this November, the series will also feature popular actors such as Kim Jae-kyoon (The Veil, While You Were Sleeping), Jung Soon-won (Vincenzo, Yumi’s Cells), Lee Sang-hee (A Piece Of Your Mind, Decibel) and more in its supporting cast.

Taecyeon is no stranger to the Korean acting industry, having starred in many well-loved dramas throughout his career as an actor, such as The Game: Towards Zero and Save Me. He most notably starred in the highly popular Netflix series Vincenzo this year, where he played Jang Joon-woo.

In other K-drama news, Netflix’s co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos announced that hit series Squid Game is on track to become the platform’s “biggest non-English language show in the world”, adding that there’s “a very good chance it’s going to be our biggest show ever.”

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