It makes me super uncomfortable when people are cast in romantic lead roles with massive age differences. I like both of them but definitely not together.

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    Is this like the biggest age gap since Goblin… it might be…

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      This one is actually bigger! 13 years! Goblin was 12! Goodness.

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        Wait REALLY?!! ScheiรŸe.
        I was about to be all like “I don’t MIND age gaps if they can act older and it’s not noticeable”… but no I’m pretty sure this one will be noticeable.
        An odd casting choice.

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        Why? I mean why? There is no dearth of dramas or actors, why do people get casted like this.
        She looks a kid. Its hard for her to pull off a 28 year old.. she looks like a high schooler to me.

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        If it’s any consolation..the age gap between Yi Do and Ye Rin in Perfume was 14 years. Lol

        Before it aired, I was kinda bothered by the age gap, but when I watched the drama I did not see or feel the age gap between them. Their characters actually complement each other. That and also because of the drama plot itself. It was a story about 40 yo Jae Hee (Ha Jae Suk) discovering herself and basicly a noona romance with a twist. The main romance was between Jae Hee and Yi Do.

        I do think acting also plays a huge role in making an age gap work. GWH was so good at acting like a 40 yo in a 23 yo body. In addition to that she blended in with any age group. I also thought both GWH and HJS look similar, they synced their acting, so in my mind Ye Rin was always 40 yo Jae Hee.

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          SSR is 36, Won Hee is 24, so it’s actually only 12 years irl lol.

          I agree that it definitely can work. Sejong was 7 years younger than her counter part in School 17 and those two were great together. I’m not a big noona romance fan but PSJ absolutely sold his performance in Witch’s Romance and the chemistry was amazing.
          And honestly maybe it’ll be fine, maybe Sejong will be good enough to make it work, and make her role believable, we can only wait and see.
          But sometimes I still scratch my head over casting decisions.

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            Heh! I just calculated their character age ๐Ÿคฃ.

            I sometime scratch my head over casting decisions too. I do have plans to watch this drama, I’m interested with the orchestra part. I haven’t seen Sejong in her other dramas, but I only saw praises for her acting. Maybe she’ll do just fine in this. How much is the age gap between the characters?

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            I’ve only seen Sejong in School 17 which I think was her only other main role, and whilst she was good in that, it’s like nothing to judge by.
            13 years, as Ren mentioned above. 22 vs 35.

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          I havenโ€™t seen perfume so I canโ€™t really tell ๐Ÿ™‚ Yes if the actor is good they could perhaps pull off acting older than their actual age. But sometimes (most of the times from my observation) the age difference shows regardless of the actors acting prowess. YJG is an amazing actor yet he feels out of place in his current role as the Harvard educated Hotel Manager in HDL. He exactly looks like the 22/23 year old that he is.

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        Seriously?
        I dont even buy Goblin relationship so yeah…nope
        Thank you, next~

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      Still not as the age gap between Uee & Lee Seo Jin for โ€œMarriage Contractโ€โ€” thereโ€™s was a 16/17 year age gap irl (the drama only made them 7-8 years apart by downing Lee Seo Jinโ€™s age)

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        Now that I think about it both of them played their drama age really well on MC. It did not seem kiddy pornie at all. Good actors.

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    1996 – 1984 = 12 years he was born in July, she in August.

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      12 years and 1 month lmao idk why but I find that hilarious

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        It’s still less than Edward Rochester and Jane Eyre = 18 years age gap but at that time it was normal.

        I wouldn’t find myself attracted to older man now but at 15 I was. Not as old though but that’s hormonal and at 15 girls are more mature than their male counterparts.

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