Heroin The Series, a BL (Boys Love) drama that is a remake of the popular Chinese drama "Addicted Heroin," has officially announced the casting of its three main actors: Mac Napat, Newyear Nawapat, and Jur Vasin. The announcement was made through Heroin The Series' official social media account on Wednesday, September 27, 2023.Mac Napat will portray the main character, Pop. In the original story, Pop is known as Bai Luo Yin. Pop is a brilliant and reserved high school student. Newyear Nawapat, known for his role in the BL series "Hit Bite Love (2022)," will play the role of Tengneung (Yang Meng), Pop's friend at school. Tengneung is a popular and cheerful high school student. Jur Vasin, also known for his role in the BL series "Hit Bite Love (2022)" alongside Newyear, will take on the role of Tiger (You Qi), Pop's childhood friend and also a friend of Tengneung at school. Tiger is an innocent high school student.
In the announcement, there is still one character or actor that remains a secret, namely the character Gu Hai (in the original story).
Heroin The Series Thailand version is produced by Golden Dog and Hollywood Entertainment in collaboration with WeTV. The series will be directed by Yuan Yuan and is expected to premiere in 2024.
The announcement of the three main actors in Heroin The Series Thailand version has received both positive and negative reactions from netizens. Many netizens praised the casting choices for each character, while others expressed reservations about the actor selection.
"Mac Napat is perfect as Pop," wrote one netizen on Twitter.
"The cast is not interesting at all," another netizen commented.
"They are still very young, 15,16,17," noted another netizen.
"Let's see who will play Gu Hai; I hope it's as good as the Chinese version," wrote another netizen.
Netizens are also curious about who will portray the character Gu Hai. Many hope that the chosen actor is talented and has good chemistry with Mac Napat.