Aw, Chunderella, always good to see you in dramaland. Lee Chun-hee (Take Care of Us, Captain) will be starring in a Friday-night drama due out this summer on MBC called The Thousandth Man. The thousandth? Well I don’t know who this girl is, but whoooooheeee, that’s some number.
It’s unusual to have Friday night dramas, but this one is only 8 episodes long. It’s the perfect summer theme too: the drama is about a gumiho (supernatural nine-tailed fox) who has to eat a thousand men’s livers before she can become human. So after polishing off 999 livers, she goes in search of the last one, the thousandth man. Aw, poor Chun-hee. Couldn’t he be the 1001st?
The trick is, she has to get the men to all fall in love with her sincerely. She can’t just go eating the livers of men who don’t love her all willy-nilly, otherwise they don’t count. So she’ll be after Chun-hee to make him fall head over heels, with only three months left on her human-by-liver project. Kang Ye-won (Quick) is up for the role of the gumiho, named Gu Mi-jin. Er, way to almost be as clever as Gu Mi-ho. Just sayin’. But for 8 episodes, sounds like a good summer fling.
The Thousandth Man plans to air on Fridays starting mid-August on MBC.
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