On October 18, the idol singer posted a snapshot of the official scripts for the new series via his Instagram, with the caption, "#itsbeenalongtime, #script, #after3years, #fighting."
Seeing this, netizens commented, "F.T. Island's Hongki oppa fighting!", "It's great to finally see you act in a drama!", "Hongki as Zhu Bajie? oh my, this I gotta see!"
Hongki will be playing the role of Zhu Bajie and top star P.K in 'Hwayugi', based on this Chinese classic story, 'Journey to the West'.