L confirms role in upcoming KBS fantasy rom-com
Infinite’s L (Angel’s Last Mission: Love), also known as Kim Myung-soo, will be returning to dramaland with KBS’s upcoming 2020 project, Welcome. Based on a 2010 web comic by the same name, Welcome is a fantasy rom-com about a cat who turns into a man and a woman who resembles a puppy. In Korea, having a “puppy face” usually means you look sweet and kind (rather than looking like an actual shih tzu or poodle).
L will be playing the male lead, a character named Hong-jo. The female lead So-la (who’s yet to be cast) takes in what she thinks is a regular cat, only for her to see that he can transform into a handsome man. He’s a warm character who wants to heal So-la’s emotional scars. As they cohabitate, he makes efforts to help lift some of the weight of her daily emotional struggles.
I’m excited because L has shown steady growth as an actor so far, and I enjoyed his take on a lovable angel in Angel’s Last Mission. After the bomb that was She’s So Lovable, I didn’t think he could ever recover, but my opinions have changed after his most recent drama so I’m looking forward to his cat-human acting. All they need to do now, to make me really happy, is change the female role into a male role, and cast Yoo Seung-ho so that we can have a cat-bromance fest.
KBS Monday-Tuesday drama Welcome, directed by Ji Byung-hun (House of Bluebird, Big) and written by Joo Hwa-mi (Introverted Boss), is scheduled to begin airing in March 2020. For now, the plan is to finish lining up the main cast and begin filming by the end of this year.
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