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New Korean drama to be helmed by director of hit series It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

The stars of the drama are actor-singer Ji Chang Wook and actress Kim Ji Won

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Seoul — Actor-singer Ji Chang Wook and actress Kim Ji Won will be starring in a new romance drama.

They were confirmed on Monday (Sept 21) for the leading roles in KakaoTV’s coming original drama City Couple’s Way Of Love (literal translation).

The 12-episode drama is set to premiere before the end of 2020. It is about the realistic dating lives of young people fighting to survive in a busy city. The short-form drama is currently being filmed with multiple seasons in mind. The first season will have the mysterious subtitle My Lovable Camera Thief.

The drama will consist of 30-minute episodes and will be directed by Park Shin Woo, the director of the hit dramas It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, Encounter and Don’t Dare to Dream (Jealousy Incarnate).

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The co-writer of the script is Jung Hyun Jung, who was responsible for the I Need Romance series and Romance Is A Bonus Book.

Ji is Park Chae Won, an honest and overly passionate architect who loves the city streets. He is unable to get over a woman he calls “camera thief” who stole his heart one summer’s night and disappears.

Kim Ji Won plays a freelance marketer. Picture: Instagram

Kim is Lee Eun Oh, a freelance marketer who spontaneously decides to adopt a false identity in an unfamiliar place. She ends up falling in love with Park Chae Won, while posing as the free-spirited Yoon Sun Ah.

The stars showed their excitement about the coming drama series. Ji said: “Because this is a drama by writer Jung Hyun Jung and director Park Shin Woo, both of whom I really wanted to work with, I’m delighted and excited to be preparing (for filming).”

Kim said: “I’m excited to be working together with such a great director, writer and cast. I’m working hard to prepare so that I can show you a new side of myself through the character of Lee Eun Oh. In this difficult time, I hope that I’ll be able to provide even the smallest bit of joy.” /TISGFollow us on Social Media

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