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IU, Yeo Jin-gu confirm lead roles in Hong sisters fantasy drama

I have. So. Many. Feelings about this news. On the one hand, we’ve got a lead pairing that I love in IU (My Ajusshi) and Yeo Jin-gu (The Crowned Clown). On the other, they’re starring in the newest show from the Hong sisters, the tvN drama Hotel del Luna. Now, don’t get me wrong, I was (am?) the biggest fan of many of these writers’ works, but I’ve been burned several times over the years and I don’t know whether my heart can take another disappointment.

I’m crossing all my fingers and all my toes though, because I’m intrigued by the plot description: The titular Hotel del Luna, located in the middle of Seoul, looks to all the world to be an old and dilapidated building. However, it holds a glamorous interior, one that the living can’t enjoy because the hotel only caters to ghostly clientele. Interestingly enough, this project was conceived by the Hong sisters way back in 2013, and was an early-stage concept that later developed into their hit Master’s Sun.

IU will play the owner of Hotel del Luna, who is bound to the establishment for committing a grave sin a very long time ago. She sounds like quite a character too, described as fickle, suspicious, and greedy, all topped with a healthy dose of a horrible temper and a tendency to sulk. She’ll be joined by a new hotel manager in Yeo Jin-gu’s character, who unexpectedly ends up at Hotel del Luna following a meteoric rise to become the youngest-ever hotel assistant manager of an international chain. A perfectionist to the highest degree (i.e. obsessive compulsive), Yeo Jin-gu’s character appears rational and logic-driven on the surface, but is described as a pushover with a faint heart. Yikes, how’s he ever going to stand up to IU?

For Hotel del Luna, the Hong sisters are teaming up with director Oh Choong-hwan, who has some solid credits to his name in Doctors and While You Were Sleeping. I’ve only watched parts of each show, but I do recall the cinematography being gorgeous in both, so I’ll be eager to see whether he adds a little directorial, aesthetic flair to Hotel del Luna.

Hotel del Luna doesn’t have a slot just yet but will air on tvN sometime in the latter half of this year. (Please be good, please be good, please be good…)

Via Hankook Kyungjae

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Go in with zero expectations and your heart will be safe.

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That's like trying to trick the Desire Sensor in a gacha mobile game. XD

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And it NEVER works, lol

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What I always do. I need my drama watching too much to ruin it for myself.

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But rather than zero expectations, low expectations works better.

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You gotta understand the system so that you can game it. Life's hard enough! Make yourself happy, easier!

I'm someone who goes and watches movies without seeing the trailer or the blurb or reviews, and trust me, it's always and AWESOME experience when you have no idea what the show is about.

But I also love B grade horror movies so maybe my bar is pretty low anyway. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is one of my favourites.

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I’m never going to be able to process the fact that IU is taking a freaking Hong Sisters drama after the masterpiece that was My Ajusshi.

All of my favorite actors are out to make me miserable with their drama choices.

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Hwayugi was quite good though so maybe they've got their mojo back.

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Was bored out of my mind for Hwayugi... I personally love both actors especially Yeo Jin Gu so I'm going to take a risk on this one... But I'm going with 0 expectations... The only dramas I really liked ( and not love) from her were "Couple or Trouble, "Sassy Girl Choon Hyang" and "My Girl"... (Nope I didn't particularly enjoy "Master's Sun" either but I did watch it for the leads... their humor is really hit or miss for me)
Yeah, they all date back to 13 years ago or more, so I can definitely say as far as expectations go, It's below level 0 at this point.

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The last dramas that I've watched with these actors were amazing. Circle for Yeo Jingoo and Mr. Ahjussi for IU. TBH I'm not a fan of Hong Sisters work (though, I enjoyed The Master's Sun)

I hope this drama works well.. I hate it when my favorite actors gets trashy scripts

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The Hong Sisters are definitely hit or miss. Let's hope this is a hit. Plus, I would like to see IU take on a lighter possibly more comedic role after heavy hitters My Ahjussi and Scarlet Heart.

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I’ve never liked a single Hong sisters drama so my expectations are in the basement.

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Interesting. I LOVED The Greatest Love - cemented my love of both Gong Hyo-Jin and Cha Seung-won. One of my all time favorite shows.

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It put me to sleep.

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@mindy hahahaha oh no!

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I loved The Greatest Love!! So cute!

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Can I say amen to that? I was hoping her return to dramaland would be in another meaningful drama and I was so hoping she'd turn down the role...but that said, I'll likely still watch it. Just got to go in with, as purebristles says above, no expectations

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If an actor vows to only do 'My Ajusshi'-level dramas they'll starve to death. Because how many projects per decade would be up for the comparison? I wonder what Lee Sun-kyun is going to do for his next project.

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Haha fair, but can't say I'm not disappointed by the step down in quality of writing.

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In-con-ceiv-able! What are they thinking?
(especially after the mess that was Hwayugi, and that was due to poor writing)

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Vizzini, get out of this body!

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😁

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Sorry, but I couldn't help myself to read your message with his voice :p

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It seems like this show is inspired by Miyazaki's SPIRITED AWAY.

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Any Miyazaki film adapted into a Kdrama would be awesome! If only Studio Ghibli would give the rights.

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Speaking of miyazaki films in korean dramas, I would love to see Howls moving castle in kdrama live action. Who do you think will be playing the ever dashing Howl? Any ideas?

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Gong Yoo?

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Miyazaki's Howl's Moving Castle was pretty--but the book is so much better. (No offense. I'm a big Miyazaki fan, but if he'd been more faithful to the book it would have made an even more awesome film.)

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So this is another fantasy/supernatural drama by the Hong sisters.

I really like the leads, but I’m disappointed with the writers. The actors can act the hell out of the drama, but they can’t save it if the writing sucks. Yeo Jin Gu’s character description doesn’t sound great. And IU’s character sounds very unlikable.

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I swore to never watch a Hong Sister’s drama after Hwayugi. I guess I lied.

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(I liked Hwayugi. I understand why others did not, but I was able to turn off my logic and brain, and just kind of enjoy what was done well.)

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(Me too)

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(Hwayugi is like my guilty pleasure. I understand it's not technically good but I liked it anyways. Or maybe I just really loved the Monkey King... Hard to tell sometimes lol)

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I don't even feel guilty about it. Monkey King is worthy of your love.

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He made it onto my favourite character list and I'm not guilty about that at all hehehe

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He also gave me a haircut for my son, so that’s pretty cool.

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When actors turn in a great performance in a lackluster drama it s impresses me all the more. Monkey King and Buja were worth the suffering.

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Monkey king was too adorable, My love for LSG made me ignore everything else XD

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Part of it was the actress. I don’t even know her name, she was so underwhelming. It felt slow for me as well. The pacing was all over the place. And I skipped the last 2 eps as well. The longest I’ve ever held on without actually finishing a drama. That’s why I’m still bitter.

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She's been so good in other dramas. She looked bored to tears. I can't forgive the drama for that.

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The ending wasn't good, and the lead actress was a huge disappointment (after her performance in Come Back Mister), but the male lead and some of the supporting cast were great, like the zombie and Sec Ma.

Master's Sun was good enough so I have to at least check out whatever the Hongs do.

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I enjoyed the first half; it began to go downhill for me when [mild spoilers] the female lead morphed into the usual damsel in distress, and Mawang's grand cosmic punishment fizzled out into a fit of temporary blindness. After reading reviews I skipped the last two episodes. But I guess I lied too, and will probably be watching...

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Trust me, I love both Yeon jin Goo and IU, but but but why do I have a hard time picturibg them together? I don't even know what or why! Maybe a teaser later will change my mind.. hm.

Hoping the sisters writer will give us a better, satisfying ending for this one. *fingercross

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Love them both but why can't they give him someone around his age?

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She’s only 4 years older than him? It’s not a big age gap.

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I know but he's been on a noona pairing since Moon Sun.

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That was like... 2012. Seriously? Wow.

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MISSING YOU with Kim So-hyun was 2012 too.

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Aish! I still feel for their childhood story in IMY! They need to be in another drama with a happy ending this time and lots of warm fuzzies!

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Korea doesn't really care about the age gap 😂. Majority of the dramas i have watched have a dongseng noona pairings.

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I want another Nam ji hyun - yeo jin goo pairing. :( I know she's two years older but dammit, I loved their chemistry as child actors and have been itching for a proper reunion.

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Jin-goo always have this genuine chemistry with his fellow child actors. I really miss that.
Jin Ji-hee is another great pairing too.

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They are supernatural beings; perhaps there is no loveline between them...

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I can't trust the fantasy theme in Kdramas... In my (small) experiences, they're not very well done. And yet I've seen both IU and Jin Goo in fantasy dramas.

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I'll probably watch it. One thing the Hong Sisters do well is to create really interesting characters, and snag good actors to play them.

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I have a humble rambling review on them and Hwayugi not very deep into my fan wall, if you'd care to read. I would love reading opinions from like-minded beanies.

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I don't know if it will be good or bad, but I'll watch it for yeo jin goo! ❤️❤️❤️

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The characters in Master's Sun wouldn't have looked pleasant on paper, yet I loved all of the main cast. I'm holding out hope that, while the description of the characters in Hotel del Luna doesn't make them sound appealing, the actors will make the characters enjoyable.

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I don't like this director. His motto seems to be that everything must be pretty but he can't save a bad script which I have a strong feeling will be the case with the Hong Sisters. I don't know why IU of all people picked this as a comeback. She was so good in her last drama I thought she would do something with Noh Hee Kyung next. YJG seriously just needs to take a break. This is 3rd drama in a year and his 7th drama as lead since the debacle that was Orange Marmalade in 2015. His last drama was finally a success I thought he would take this victory to relax a little now. His love for acting is commendable.

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IKR? YJG is crazy hardworking. He seems never rest. Omg! But hong sister drama of all drama choices. YJG is trying to torture me again.

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For someone with his acting caliber, he needs to be more picky.

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He should decrease the number of drama he picked and choose quality over quantity. As someone as talent as him, why oh why doesn't has eye for a good script? So frustating. Haha
I can't deal with another reunited worlds. But who knows, maybe once in a while he want to work in a fluffy romances drama. And with IU as leading lady.

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(Pedantic Spanish-speaker note: the gender mismatch in "del Luna" keeps bothering me. I hope "luna" refers to something else than the Moon, or that they fix the grammar...)

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couldn't it mean hotel of the moon?

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Yeah but del is masculine. Luna is feminine. It should be de la Luna.

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These two together. I have avoided a hong sister drama since after best love. Their drama are no longer a drama i can watch. But the two my fav actor is in it.. Can i sit through this for YJG and Iu? I don't think i hang in there for reunited lovers. But omg.

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After TCC I'm not very impressed with Jingoo's romance scenes (sorry buddy), so would rather not watch him in what will inevitably be a romance plot, and because I haven't watched My Ahjussi, the only thing I've seen IU in is Scarlet Heart Ryeo which left a lasting impression of not the good kind. Combine that with the Hong Sisters, who, whilst I liked Hwayugi more than it deserved, can't really hold a story together these days, and debatably were never good (despite my initial opinions of their dramas)... thus the likely hood of this going down hill into a pile of trash? High.
But it will probably be oh so fun to watch that happen and I do like campy fantasy. 😂😂😂
Dunno if I'll tune in for this or just sit on the sidelines with popcorn...

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I swear that Jingoo has something in his contract about romance scenes. They're consistently weird. I wonder if it's coming from him or from his agency who are worried about his "Nation's Dongsaeng" image. I'm not surprised they were bad in TCC, despite the role feeling like an image breakout.

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What does he have in his contract? "Jingoo and Romantic Acting Partner must be 1 foot apart at the chest at all times during kiss scenes, dialogue must be stinted and delivered unnaturally"??? Becuase God forbid the guy ever looks natural with his lead pairings, let alone dates right, oh no, we can't let the Nation's Dongsaeng DATE...
(hilariously I thought there was more tension between Cray Cray and the Queen than the Clown and the Queen after 8 ... dunno how that works since its the same actor but yaknow)

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"All kisses must be close-mouthed pecks with no lip movement."

After my blog post on the death and death and death of Jingoo, I should do the pecks and pecks and pecks of Jingoo.

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Maybe I should be glad he's getting practice in the romance genre. Maybe it will help him get better... *smh*

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Cleary he didn't have that written in his contract for Potato Star...

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@kurama maybe it's who he's paired with and the directors then. \O_O/

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@kurama, I haven't seen Potato Star. I looked it up in MDL and it's a whopping 120 episodes so I doubt that's happening any time soon.

I've never seen Jingoo do a romantic scene that wasn't weird. But I haven't seen his entire filmography obviously.

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@leetennant I was talking about "All kisses must be close-mouthed pecks with no lip movement." The drama itself was pretty weird but he had a kiss scene pretty soon in the story (the end of the world clearly accelerated things :p) He was only 16-17 years old.

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I can't for the life of me remember any good kisses in dramaland (inc C drama). Please name me some to watch.

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Witch's Romance right near the beginning
There's several in Another Oh Hae Young
Several in Boksoo
And INAR of course of course.

I'm sure there's many more but these are the ones off the top of my head.

I haven't see many C dramas, as you know, but there were a few that weren't bad in the first season I Cannot Hug you.

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@linda-palapala
I have a playlist of Kdrama kisses I like... *Ahem* I guess it depends on what makes a good kiss to you though. Most Kdrama kisses have an awful amount of cut scenes and bad editing, but you do get some good ones.

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@linda, ROmanitic Doctor Teacher Kim, WWWSK, Pretty Noona, BTLIOF, QIHM, 20th Century Boy/Girl. To name a few. But I agree with OHY too.

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@linda-palapala Just to add on to the train of good kisses, I also enjoyed the kiss scenes in Oh My Ghostess, I Can Hear Your Voice, and anything Park Seo-joon is in. May I also emphasize Chicago Typewriter again after @sicarius.

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@sicarius You have a playlist? Please share...
Do you have Hyun Bin's longest kiss in history from Late Autumn?
Any Ethan Juan (Ruan) kiss is worth looking at.

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Good Soup and Good Smooches: Yang Se-jong in TEMPERATURE OF LOVE (even if noona Seo Hyun-jin was a cold fish in the beginning).

QUEEN IN-HYUN'S MAN had the best Kdrama smooches I'd seen up until that point.

OH HAE-YOUNG AGAIN -- especially when Kim Ji-suk was trapped behind the sofa.

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Since we seem to be straying to other actor related kisses...

One kiss that still stands out to me all these years later is the "Game Over" kiss from Personal Taste. If one finds dolly cam shots distracting, then it'd likely not be to one's own personal taste. ;)

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@kurama

IKR? Clearly @sicarius and @leetennant haven’t seen Potato Star 😂.

Don’t blame Jingoo for reserved direction. The kid has/had talent but was shot down by viewer complaints/concerns.

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@linda-palapala I can share it later if you like pfffft
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I went and watched it because she mentioned it lol. That's why I decided bellow or above or whereever it is on this thread that the fault lies elsewhere than just with Jingoo for any scenes that ARE awkward and pecking. Even if I'm being a brat and teasing him for not being able to do romance scenes lol

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I haven't seen Que Sera Sera mentioned...

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@linda-palapala Coffee Prince, Married, Not Dating, cola kiss in Lie to Me, and all the kisses in 40 Miles of Peach Blossoms (swoon)

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@delurker March 7, 2019 at 12:35 AM

I agree with you about QUE SERA SERA (aside from THAT interlude).

DISCOVERY OF LOVE also had quite a few nice smooches, too. ;-)

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To add more Kissing scenes worth watching: all time favorite for me City Hall car kiss. OMG. And given the time in in which this was shot, OMG.
Another memorable kiss scene for me was another car kiss, very well executed and shot: falling for innocence.

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Suspicious Partner, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, Coffee Prince, Incarnate Jealousy, Clean With Passion for Now, Something About 1% (the remake).

I think some actors always have nice kiss scenes like Lee Min Ki, Seo In Guk, Ji Chang Wook, Gong Yoo, Seo Hyun-Jin, etc.

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Ji Chang Wook & Seo Hyun-Jin... now that's a pairing I will gladly watch!

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@sicarius Ethan Ruan, Taiwanese Fated to Love You, 1st episode at about 45-48 minutes in. Wowza.

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A few hours later - woah, I still can't get that Ethan Ruan scene from Fated to Love You outta my head (fans self).

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The one in the corridor of the hotel was not so bad :D (around episode 17? I think... )

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The epilogue of the Taiwanese Bromance

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Dunno if I'll tune in for this or just sit on the sidelines with popcorn...

I should probably take votes on whether people want me to watch and slowly lose my mind until I'm a ranting, savage mess of a human being. Or... not.

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Or you could just drop and let me do the honours of losing my mind. Again.
OR we could both not do that and save ourselves from self torture for once.

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I don't know. I've discovered the joyful feeling of watching a fan wall meltdown over something I've dropped...

I swore to never watch a Hong's Sister drama again. EVER. But I also said I'd watch anything Jingoo did and IU was so damn good in My Ahjussi.

I know I'll hate it. I should just skip it like a sane person. It's on later this year and if I'm lucky it'll land while I'm travelling and I won't have time to watch anything anyway.

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😂😂😂😂😂😂
Things I eagerly wait for news of: The Kardashians? Never. Drama news? Eh. Chingumode and Her Dilemma when Hotel Del Luna comes out? ... maybe a bit too much.
*hands you the ice for your inevitable burning*

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Oh, yes, Oh, Hae. The others - Boksoo, INAR???
I read an interview with Yang Mi where she said they wouldn't show her french kissing someone in some drama, but in another it was okay. Now I'm on a hunt for kisses.

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Please watch and snark!

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One vote for my blistering crazy.
Check.

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I'm a die hard fan girl but I said the same thing about him on TCC. He is more comfortable with Yoo-jung, So-hyun, Jin-hee etc. They don't even have to kiss for us to feel it.

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Ah man, now you're making me want him and Yoo Jung in a drama. I love Yoo Jung. Sigh.

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I've been waiting for a reunion of these two for years. They just sparkled in Moon/Sun. It is a little disheartening that the best chemistry he had with an actress was when he was 15.

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Don't forget So Hyun! Their little kiss scene on the bus is still one of his better kiss scenes I feel.

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His scenes as Cray with Queen sizzled, so there is hope for him yet. But, this Hong Sis character of his doesn't leave me feeling there will be much room for sizzle.

Please tune in. Your rants will save the rest of us.

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I agree! Which makes you really wonder what went wrong for his romantic scenes as the Clown to leave me cringing so much. Then again it's not like his scenes as Cray were supposed to be romantic...
Let's be real though, as much as I'm dragging him personally (poor kid) directing and writing are just as important in a romance line or kiss scene, as acting and chemistry.

YES I KNOW BUT AT WHAT COST TO ME? Ah Sic, you weren't sane anyway... -_-

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"Ah Sic, you weren't sane anyway... -_-"

Took the words right from me... XD Though after that finale, I may be right there with you. Let's all tumble towards the cliff together, then

Oh definitely. It does feel like Jingoo wasn't able to fully just ACT in those scenes, whether that was a restriction placed on him by the writing, directing or himself. ( I sometimes got the sense he was trying to be respectful of LSY. And/or honor his character that was supposed to be the epitome of pure morals). Whereas the Cray performance demanded a sort of wildness and lack of control, so he was able to just live in it and not worry about going too far.

(I miss Cray)

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Pffahahaha oh is it THAT obvious is it... my insanity... :P

*you wanna know a secret... of course you do. I felt the characters were too controlled and Jingoo was never able to just ACT as the Clown. The Clown's best moments were when he was pretending to be cRAY cRAY*
(I miss Cray too. So much. *sobs* Why are all my favourite characters from dramas with sub par endings and writing. Le sigh)

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@sicarius

Never forget, I've heard the insanity in real time. (And it was glorious. )

Hm, yes. I can see Jingoo having a hard time connecting with such an unrealistic character, and so he did his best to say the lines and do all the right motions, but there was no heart in it.

(Have you tried reading the good word of recaps? Counting gat beads? I hear the drama gods are fickle...)

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Blasphemy! XD.

I know of others who feel the same as you. I will say, Cray was his best and most mature performance. So if you ever get the inkling, maybe watch episode 8 just so you can say that you REALLY don't see it. XD

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Lololololol! I hadn't seen him in anything prior to this myself.
Although him as the King really sold him quickly for me.

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I like him a lot when he plays dark and complex roles, but meh are those simply kind-hearted and innocent ones. He played both of the types in Circle and TCC, in both times I’d say the darker character is much better acted than the other.

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@bk201 Didn’t think he was dark in Circle, just not the innocent sunshine boy. But yes, I also found him intriguing in Royal Gambler, as a prince with so much baggage and ambition. While his innocent roles are not bad, it just underutilizes his talent.

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their stories were hit and miss but l loved most of them anyway. they draw great actors that can carry a not to solid story and make you forget that. i am excited cause i love both IU and Yeo Jin Goo

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The Universe hates me and I think it may be mutual

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Wasn't too sure about the pairing to begin with, but I love both IU and Yeo Jin Gu individually so I'm going to at least watch it without too much prior judgement. Just only wish it wasn't a Hong sisters drama...I think the last drama that I've liked by them was Master's Sun (and even then then it was more for the pairing of Gong Hyo Jin and So Ji Sub, and less the writing...). I'm with you beanies!

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Aww it does sound like a Master's Sun prequel.

When I heard the title, I hoped that Hong Sisters were making a parody of the hotel plot in Memories of the Alhambra. They're at their best when making pop culture jokes. I hope they updated the script since 2012. A bunch of SKY Castle references wouldn't hurt too...

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Lol I thought if MOA too. Dunno if that's a good thing.

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Jingoo has a long track record of picking very interesting characters trapped in sub-par dramas (Circle was a fluke). On paper, at least, this character seems like a snooze. Like a sort of straight man to IUs quirky character. After TCC all I want is for him to play a villain. Maybe next drama...

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Hotel del Luna doesn’t have a slot just yet but will air on tvN sometime in the latter half of this year.

Good. When they finally announce the time slot, lets all just not tell the Hong-haters :)

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Hong sisters...😬🙄😔🙏

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I tend to like stories with more mature leading ladies, but these two were too good in My ajusshi and The crowned clown not to give a look at this show, too.

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I am with you, @tipsymocha... i love IU, I like Yeo Jin-gu, but I basically hate the Hong sisters.
And I cannot take disappointment from Lee ji eun, because after My Ajusshi, she like my best actress in the whole world... so I think I rather won't be watching.
Happily, it is a totally different drama from My Ajusshi... so...
We will see...

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This better not have a similar ending as Hwayugi

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Also please please please have good special effects the ones in Hwayugi made me want to vomit like what were they thinking???

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Dear DramaGods..
This is the first time I pray to You,,this earnestly..
Please be good. Please be good..
🙏🙏🙇🙏🙏🙇🙏🙏🙇

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I love it and will wait excitedly for this drama and this pairing ! 😄💕 Just stay positive~

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I have a soft spot for Hong Sisters too :)

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I wonder if it was IU who coaxed the Hong sisters to revive this project, or if it was the prospect of starring in a Hong sisters series that got IU to take the bait.

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IU is good with broody characters. If this one is bubbly with some spunk (decribed as temperamental and occ sulky) then I'm afraid her acting will fall flat.

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So the hotel is there for the dead, she is owning it because she was sentenced to do so because she committed a grave sin long ago and he will be the manager...sounds interesting.
Just by reading this it made me think that she is probably centuries old (à la Goblin), while he falls from grace and the only job he can find it at a hotel that to the human eye is falling apart?
Do we get some funny bits like Hotel Transilvania? ahahah

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She's older than goblin. She's more than 1000 years old!

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There's an excellent 1998 Japanese film (American title )'After Life' by the director of 'Shoplifters' that involved a hotel waystation to the afterlife staffed by people who, for one reason or another, can't pass on. It was a sweet sad little film.

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Ok Hong Sisters' dramas tent to be both great and disappointing, usually I expect too much from them and they deliver or miss it. Master's Sun was amazing, a couple of things were not perfect, but wow it was so good and had So Ji Sub so that was a huge.HUGE. plus. Big was set to be so perfect yet the ending could have been so much better, the same with A Korean Odyssey and My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox. On the other hand The Greatest Love was so cute and lovely as well as You're beautiful and Sassy Girl Chun-hyang (one of my favorite dramas) and well My girl is a classic and no one can deny that. As for their other dramas I didn't watch them well just because.

This plot is intriguing, it has some of the Master's Sun vibe which I love, and also reminds me a lot of Xxx.Holic (a Japanese manga) which is a bout store where you could get your wishes fulfilled in exchange of a equivalent price, the owner is kinda trapped there and then a guy arrives to help her, I know is not exactly the same but has a similar feeling exchanging human clients for ghost ones, and well let's just say that CLAMP (the ones in charge of the manga) tent to pull some crazy stuff out all the time, and I so hope this drama has that same crazy feeling and well if the Hong sisters are in charge then it might. Again, I am not saying the drama is based on the manga or anything like that, have no idea if it is or not, just that it was similar vibe and I completely loved and hated that manga for so many reasons that a drama with a somehow close plot by the Hong Sisters is something I will not miss just to see if they pull out even more craziness lol.

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I'm reminded more of Hotel California. Now that would be a great OST for the drama.

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Hmm.."The titular Hotel del Luna, located in the middle of Seoul, looks to all the world to be an old and dilapidated building" .. and 'IU will play the owner of Hotel del Luna'? Reminds me of another shabby hotel and an owner who had a hard time figuring out the hero.. in the middle of Alhambra. :/

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I'm glad will see Jin Gu again this year and in Hong Sister project no less!

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Love both of them and think this is a great pairing. Looks like this is going to be fun and am looking forward

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I don't even know what to say or think. I mean i'm all for IU and YEO JIN GU but the story though....😩

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i reckon i'm one of the few but i did not like my ahjussi nor her acting in it at all and i generally cannot stand watching her (big fan of her music lol.) the age gap isn't weird i would just be lol cos her and i are around the same age and 21 yr old boys.

i haven't enjoyed a hong drama for a while. even master's sun i really didn't enjoy the progression BUT i love gong hyo jin and so ji sub together. lord have mercy we shall see

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Is it so difficult to find Yeo Jin Gu someone his age? I can only think of Kim Yoo Jung or Kim So Hyun for now but am sure there are a lot of actresses his age. From Orange Marmalade, Reunited Worlds to the recent Crowned Clown, it's all Noonas. I don't mind really coz he's got some chem with them especially with Lee Se-young but not with the girl in Reunited World. I like IU and Jin Goo pairing but maybe after this he can work with either Kim Yoo Jung or Kim So Hyun.
Oh, but he's also got another drama pending with Minah of Girl's Day. Okay, I give up.. Haha
Whatever, Yeo Jin-goo, you do you.

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can't wait for y'all to choke after seeing hotel del luna lmaooo

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