Honestly, this news does not makes me feel so excited at first because I know Lee Seung Gi will go (I’m always Lee Seung Gi’s fan) and I already prepared myself that the show will end this February. I love all members because they have their own strengths and roles in the show but watching them with new members will makes me keep comparing and missing the original members.
Aside from Lee Seung Gi who is expected to have his hands full with his debut in Japan, it’s expected that the rest of the members including Uhm Tae Woong, Lee Soo Geun, Eun Ji Won, and Kim Jong Min will all continue with the program.
However, there is one current member who hasn’t given a definitive answer yet. All other members have stated they would not come back for season 2 unless this member ‘x’ would also sign up, so for now the production team is keeping to themselves. An associate of member ‘x’ stated, “The odds of him signing up for season 2 is 50/50 at the moment. He’ll soon have a meeting with the production team and give them his final answer”.
They currently in the talks with Sung Si Kyung, Kim Hyun Joong, and Joo Won to fill in empty space and role left by Lee Seung Gi.
I’m sure they are looking for someone with similar effect with what Lee Seung Gi’s have to capture viewer’s heart because we know Lee Seung Gi plays an important role to maintain high viewer rating so far. There is no doubt he is the ‘King of Rating’ because the rating will always increase everytime he appear on screen.
Besides that, they really need to convince member ‘x’ to stay because he will affect other member’s decision. Who is member ‘x’? He must be someone that always makes other members feel comfortable, a quick thinker, witty and have lots of experience in variety show programs. Who else can fit the bill as much as Lee Soo Geun? But this is only my guess…
I hope the production team will really do their homework and plan carefully before they start the second season. Or may be they can change the title name from ‘1N2D’ to something else so that the fan-base of season 1 will not comparing between both season…just my two cents 😉
Source: Sports Chosun via Nate