Lee So-yeon gets knocked up for new drama
Dong Yi and Angel’s Temptation villainess Lee So-yeon is taking the lead in a new SBS weekend drama titled Nice To Meet You (a working title), where she plays a teenage single mother. Well, I’m assuming that the character ages at some point, since Lee will soon be 29 — she looks fabulous, but hardly teenage.
Her leading man will be played by Ohn Joo-wan (Chosun Police), who was recently discharged from military duty, where he served in the air force. In his comeback role, he plays a weak-willed guy who gets his girlfriend pregnant, but ditches her to go abroad. Ohh, you bastid! You’ve got a lot of making up to do already, and the drama hasn’t even begun, buddy. This should be good. (I’m kind of a sucker for stories where the dude acts immaturely and has to redeem himself, provided he goes through adequate tribulations in the process.)
The drama is written by Kim Sa-kyung of the weekend melodrama Loving You a Thousand Times (which had its share of makjang twists and tears) and directed by PD Han Jung-hwan of Please Come Back, Soon-ae (which was light and funny). I like the premise so I’m hoping it’s not a total melodrama, although with that writer, it very well may be.
Nice To Meet You will begin filming in mid-April and replaces Smile, Mom in May.