Actor Kim Nam Gil has decided not to take the leading role in the upcoming drama Mr. Baek.

The Shark actor's management company confirmed that he had turned down the drama role and will be taking another film role instead. 

Mr. Baek tells the story of a 70-something-year-old hotel owner who suddenly ages in reverse down to his 30s and takes a job at his own hotel.  Ji Chang Wook was initially in talks for the leading role, but he also turned it down. The drama is set to air in November.

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This is sad news for Kim Nam Gil fans who would love to see him in another drama, but let's hope he returns to the small screen soon! Which actor would you like to see in this reverse aging drama? Comment below.