Song Ji-hyo courted to join Byun Yo-han’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
Hm, the last time Song Ji-hyo played someone’s ex, it wasn’t as much fun as I had hoped — Emergency Couple did have its outlandish moments, but it wasn’t exactly what I’d call a healthy relationship that needed a second go. Perhaps she’ll have better luck with Byun Yo-han (Misaeng) in tvN’s new Friday-Saturday romantic comedy Ex-Girlfriend Club. She’s been offered a leading role, and both she and Byun Yo-han are both considering for now.
This is will be the first tvN drama from PD Kwon Seok-jang of Miss Korea, Golden Time, and Pasta, which does make me anticipate the show. Writing is Lee Jin-mae of My Country Calls and I Am Sam. The romantic comedy will be about a man who can’t stop stressing about his current girlfriend’s past lovers, and a woman who’s just as preoccupied with her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend.
I guess that doesn’t necessarily make Byun Yo-han and Song Ji-hyo exes, since we’re not told how they’re linked romantically. Byun Yo-han is up to play a social butterfly, a webtoon artist and philanthropist who makes friends wherever he goes. It drives his girlfriend nuts, but he’s a bit hapless, if well-meaning.
But this, I think he’ll probably get multiple kicks to the nuts for: He creates a webtoon about all of his past girlfriends (hence the ex-girlfriend club). Does he have a death wish or something? That webtoon then ends up being shopped around to be made into a movie, and Song Ji-hyo plays a movie producer that’s involved in the adaptation. I’m not sure about the pairing, but maybe it’s because I can only ever picture Byun Yo-han loving Jang Geu-rae?
Ex-Girlfriend Club follows Superdaddy Yeol (after Heart to Heart) in May.
Via Xports News
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