Park Hae Soo, Jeon Do Yeon and Kim Go Eun to star in The Price of Confession drama?

Korean news media is reporting a potential star-studded lineup for the upcoming drama The Price of Confession (literal title), with Squid Game‘s Park Hae Soo possibly joining forces with Kim Go Eun and Jeon Do Yeon.

Clarifying the buzz, a source from Park Hae Soo’s agency BH Entertainment stated earlier today that, while the actor has indeed received an offer for a role in The Price of Confession, he is still in the reviewing stage.

It was also reported back in December that Jeon Do Yeon was reviewing an offer to star in The Price of Confession, with her name coming up again in January when Kim Ji Won was added to the list of actors currently reviewing an offer.

Kim Ji Won later declined the offer, with Kim Go Eun‘s name then popping up as a potential lead.

The Price of Confession plot

While not a huge amount is known about The Price of Confession plot so far, Korean entertainment news has been promising a gripping narrative that delves into the intertwined lives of two women amidst a haunting murder case.

Spearheading the series is director Lee Jeong Hyo, known for his work on hits like Crash Landing on You, Life on Mars and last year’s Doona!

The Price of Confession is written by Kwon Jong Kwan (screenwriter of the movies Proof of Innocence, and Sad Movie). It will be his first produced drama.

Jeon Do Yeon, Kim Go Eun and Park Hae Soo’s potential roles

Jeon Do Yeon (Crash Course in Romance) is reportedly eyeing the role of Ahn Yoon Soo, an art teacher grappling with profound loss, while Kim Go Eun (Yumi’s Cells) is in talks to play the role of Mo Eun, a mysterious psychopath.

Park Hae Soo (Money Heist: Korea) has been tagged for the role of Baek Dong Hoon, the most talented top prosecutor in the Seoul Northern District Prosecutors’ Office.

Described as a man possessing innately sharp judgment and with an unwavering goal to uncover the truth, Baek Dong Hoon takes it upon himself look into the secrets surrounding Ahn Yoon Soo and Mo Eun.

Meanwhile, while talks are still ongoing to star in The Price of Confession, you can look forward to seeing Park Hae Soo in the upcoming Netflix film The Great Flood, while Jeon Do Yeon is starring in the new film Revolver, which will release later this year.

Kim Go Eun, of course, was one of the main leads in Exhuma, the most successful film of 2024 so far.

In other words, now that’s a high-powered trio if their working together on The Price of Confession pans out, eh?

We’ll keep you updated with how it goes.

About Michelle Topham

Brit-American journalist based in Austria, former radio DJ at 97X WOXY, and Founder/CEO of Leo Sigh. I've covered anime, manga, K-drama and music news for over a decade.