KEY POINTS

  • BLACKPINK's Jisoo is set to make her K-drama debut with a lead role in 'Snowdrop'
  • Jisoo made her singing debut as a member "BLACKPINK" 2016
  • BLACKPINK will release a new collaboration single with Selena Gomez on Aug. 28

BLACKPINK member Kim Ji-soo, popularly known by her stage name Jisoo, has been cast as the lead actress in JTBC’s upcoming Korean drama series "Snowdrop".

The K-Pop star is all set to make her K-drama debut with the lead role in the upcoming drama series tentatively titled "Snowdrop" which is set to release sometime in 2021. The production of the television drama is being undertaken by writer Yoo Hyun Mi and director Jo Hyun Tak who also worked on the hit series "SKY Castle".

YG Entertainment, Jisoo’s management agency stepped in and confirmed the news by releasing an official statement after multiple outlets reported the news, according to Allkpop.

"It is true that Jisoo is starring in the new drama Snowdrop," a representative of the agency mentioned.

The 25-year-old had previously made a cameo and special appearances in South Korean television series such as KBS 2TV’s "The Producers" in 2015 and tvN’s "Arthdal Chronicles" in 2019. However, the upcoming drama will be her full-fledged debut as a lead actress into South Korean television dramas.

Jisoo made her singing debut as a member of the four-member K-pop girl group "BLACKPINK" along with Lisa, Jennie, and Rosé under YG Entertainment in 2016. The band is currently one of the most popular K-pop girl groups in the world and has a total net worth of $32 million.

Meanwhile, BLACKPINK will be releasing a new collaboration single with the American singer Selena Gomez on Aug. 28. 

Their song titled "How You Like That" which was released earlier this year, ranked as the highest-charting song for a K-pop girl group on Billboard's Hot 100 list.

The band also recently released the second teaser for their upcoming pre-debut single which left the fans eagerly waiting for its release. The teaser poster consisted of a bright multi-colored double popsicle with the names of both the collaborating artists displayed on the popsicle sticks.

Selena Gomez also posted a teaser image of the upcoming music video on her Instagram. The photo consisted of a close-up shot of a truck with "selpink" written on its number plate. Moreover, the band is also set to release their debut studio album titled "The Album" on Oct. 2.