[TV Report=Lee Woo-in] KBS2’s ‘Beautiful Man (written by Yu Yeong-ah, directed by Jeong Jeong-hwa)’ to be aired following KBS2’s ‘Secret’ announced the beginning of a safe and sweet journey.
The cast members and production crew of ‘Beautiful Man’ had a ritual to wish a success for the drama series on October 28 at a coffee shop in Gangnam, Seoul, and started its filming.
The ritual was attended by KBS’s chief producer Lee Jae-sang, the production company Group Eight, CEO Song Byeong-jun, director Jeong Jeong-hwa, writer Yu Yeong-ah, over 80 staff members, actors Jang Keun-suk, IU, Lee Jang-woo, Han Chae-yeong, and Kim Yeong-jae.
Writer Yu Yeong-ah received a big round of applause by expressing her sincere mind by saying, “I will bow to our staff members instead of to the pig’s head.”
The unbalanced couple Dokgo Ma-te (Jang Keun-suk), and Kim Bo-tong (IU) released the picture of the ritual with the pig’s head. Jang Keun-suk said, “I have waited for eight months for this project. I will do my best until the end to make up for the long wait.” IU said, “I will spare no effort like Bo-tong.”
Lee Jang Woo, who plays Choi David whose ideal type is Bo-tong of a beautiful mind, and Han Chae-yeong, who plays a charismatic trainer Hong Yu-ra who makes Dokgo Ma-te a real man, said, “We will make every effort to make a good drama. We believe that we can do it together.”
‘Beautiful Man’ is a drama that depicts the process of how Dokgo-Mate of a beautiful face and charm grows up to a be a true beautiful man by learning lessons while he steals the hearts of 10 successful women from Korea’s 1%. Kim bo-tong, an average woman of Korea who loves only Dokgo Ma-te, tries to keep the ‘beautiful man’ from other women.
A ‘Beautiful Man’ craze is expected since the drama is based on the original cartoon ‘Beautiful Man’ by Cheon Kye-yeong who is a popular cartoonist of countless loyal fans. In addition, its script was written by writer Yu Yeong-ah from ‘Miracle of Cell No.7’ loved by 1.2 million viewers and it was directed by director Jeong Jeong-hwa from ‘Flower Boys Next Door’ and ‘Flower Boy Ramen Shop’. The premiere will be on November 20.
By Lee Woo-in firstname.lastname@example.org / Photograph=Group Eight
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