Actor Kim So-hyun to star in upcoming drama series based on webtoon

Actor Kim So-hyun [IEUM HASHTAG]

Actor Kim So-hyun will be starring in a new drama series with a title tentatively translated to "Is it a Coincidence?" according to her agency Ieum Hashtag on Tuesday.

The series is based on a webtoon of the same title. It is a coming-of-age story of a girl who meets her first love from 10 years ago by coincidence.

Kim will portray the lead, an animator who is scared of falling in love because of her past experience of being hurt in a relationship.

Director Song Hyun-wook, who is best known for creating series "The King's Affection" (2021), "Beauty Inside" (2018) and "Another Miss Oh" (2016), will be taking the helm of the upcoming series.

"Is it a Coincidence?" will begin shooting this year.

Kim debuted as a child actor in 2006. She took on her first lead role in 2015 through the KBS series " Who Are You: School 2015." Kim is best known for her work in dramas "Moon Embracing the Sun" (2012) and "Missing You" (2013).