South Korean actors Lee Byung Hun and Jo Jung Suk are in talks to host some of the ‘SNL Korea’ reboot episodes. On July 19, it was reported that Lee Byung Hun would host the first episode. Meanwhile, Jo Jung Suk will host another episode. The agencies of both the actors reported after the news came out in the media. They did confirm the news and shared the respective status. Saturday Night Live, a widely popular American live Television show, has a Korean version. The South Korean version started airing on tvN in 2011. It ran for nine seasons before wrapping in 2017. However, now a fully revamped SNL Korea is set to premiere.
Apart from Jo Jung Suk and Lee Byung Hun, Red Velvet’s Wendy is also rumored to join the show’s cast. Lee Byung Hyun’s agency, BH Entertainment, shared that the actor has received the offer and is currently positively reviewing it. On the other hand, Jo Jung Suk’s agency JAM Entertainment announced that the actor is reviewing the proposal.
Jo Jung Suk and Lee Byung Hun To Host SNL Korea Reboot
We might see Jo Jung Suk and Lee Byung Hun hosting the SNL Korea reboot version. The fans will be thrilled to see the two becoming a part of the live-sketch comedy television show. Both the stars are widely popular. Byung-Hun is famous both for his roles in the Korean industry as well as Hollywood. And Jo Jung Suk has stolen hearts with his performance in Kdrama Hospital Playlist. Hospital Playlist season 2 is ongoing currently and is the number 1 show in terms of “viewership” rating.
So, are you excited to see the duo in the new SNL Korea reboot. The newly renovated version will air on the OTT platform Coupang Play. And the cast members include Shin Dong Yup, Kwon Hyuk Soo, Ahn Young Mi, Jung Sang Hoon, Kim Min Kyo, Cha Chung Hwa, and Red Velvet‘s Wendy.
In the meantime, watch Hospital Playlist here.