Lay of K-pop boy band EXO will star in a Chinese TV series with Chinese actress Tang Wei.

According to Lay’s management, he will star in the historical drama “Empress of Ming: Legend of Sun Ruowei.” He will take on the role of Tang Wei’s son in the drama. Tang plays Empress Zhu Yawen, who later becomes the 6th Emperor of the Ming Dynasty. The 60-episode drama is set to air in 2019.

On top of group activities, Lay has been actively working in China as a solo singer as well as an actor.