K-drama ‘Strong Woman Bong-soon’ which was released in 2017 had everyone talking when it came out in April 2017. The drama series became a huge success across the globe and although it’s been five years since it was last aired on the screens, people still can’t seem to get over it and have since then been wondering if the massive hit fantasy romance series will return with a second season.
Fans craving for season 2 of ‘Strong Woman Bong-soon’ can now rest easy as it’s been confirmed that a second season is in preparation and it has a different title. Read the article till the end to find out more about the upcoming season.
Will there be a Season 2 of ‘Strong Woman Bong-soon’?
Yes, it’s confirmed that the hit drama series is returning with a second run and it will be titled
‘Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon’ with new main characters. We’ll fill you with the deets as you read further.
‘Strong Woman Bong-soon’ Season 2 Release Date: When is it?
As of now, an official release date has yet to be issued. Fans probably need to wait for a while before an official air date is announced.
The new title ‘Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon’ is expected to start filming this summer and if we have to predict an air date, the new batch of episodes will likely be out in mid-2023.
Who are the new cast members for the upcoming series ‘Strong Woman Kang Nam’?
In the upcoming series of ‘Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon’ the titular role will be played by Lee Yoo-mi. Many of you will recognize her for playing a small role as Ji-Yeon, number 240 in the massively popular series ‘Squid Game.’ In the series, she sacrificed herself in order to let Sae-byeok win during the marble match.
The actress also earned quite the recognition for being one of the most detestable characters in another popular series called ‘All of Us Are Dead.’ Lee is now all set to star in the title role in season 2 of Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. Joining her is Kim Jung-eun who will be playing the role of Nam-soon’s mother. Portraying the role of Nam-soon’s grandma is none other than Kim Hae-sook (Emperor in Tomorrow).
It was also reported that actor Ong Seong-woo will play the role of a detective named Kang and also the love interest of Nam-soon. The villain will be portrayed by Byun Woo-seok.
Are the old cast members returning in ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ Season 2?
Currently, it’s not confirmed if the cast members who appeared in the first season will reprise their roles in the upcoming season but we expect to see–
- Park Bo-young playing Do Bong-soon.
- Yoo Jae-Myung depicts Do Chil-goo.
- Oh Soon-tae illustrates Bulgom.
- Kim Min-Kyo plays Ahgari.
- Park Hyung-sik in the role of Ahn Min-hyuk.
- Shim Hye-jin playing Hwang Jin-Yi.
- Yoon Ye-hee plays Jung Mi-Hwa.
- Seol In-ah depicts Jo Hee-Ji.
- Kim Won-hae plays Kim Kwang-bok.
- Jeon Seok-ho portrays Secretary Gong.
- Ahn Woo-Yeon will play as Do Bong-ki.
- Kim Seong-beom playing Ahn Dong-ha.
- Han Jung-kook as Ahn Chul-do.
- Im Won-hee illustrates Baek Soo-tak.
- Choi Moo-in plays Yook.
- Ji Soo as In Guk-doo.
- Shim Hoon-gi will play Ahn Dong-suk.
- Joo Ho portrays Neokboi.
What to expect from the storyline of ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ Season 2?
As per Soompi, several media platforms have confirmed the second season of having a different title as ‘Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon.’ The upcoming season will not follow the previous season’s storyline of the two main characters Bong-soon and Min-hyuk after the ending. Rather, viewers will be Bong-soon’s distant cousin named Nam-soon, who also has the same superhuman power.
The official synopsis by AsianWiki team reads:
“Kang Nam-Soon (Lee Yoo-Mi) has superhuman strength. She went missing as a kid in Mongolia. Now as an adult, she comes to Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea to find her parents. She finally meets her mother Hwang Geum-Joo (Kim Jung-Eun). Her mother is a wealthy woman and is a resident of Gangnam. After she lost her daughter, Hwang Geum-Joo tried to find her daughter and she also tried to live a righteous life, obsessed with doing good deeds. Gil Joong-Gan (Kim Hae-Sook) is Hwang Geum-Joo’s mother and Kang Nam-Soon’s grandmother. The grandmother and mother were also born with superhuman strength like Kang Nam-Soon.”
The synopsis continued: “Somehow, Kang Nam-Soon, her mother Hwang Geum-Joo and her grandmother Gil Joong-Gan get involved in a drug case that takes place in Gangnam. Detective Kang Hee-Sik (Ong Seong-Wu) begins to work with the 3 women on the drug case. Kang Nam-Soon also becomes attracted to Detective Kang Hee-Sik.”
Stay tuned for more updates!