Park Hae-jin is tall, dark, and mysterious for Man to Man
First stills for Man to Man are out! They’re not necessarily very informative stills, but they do feature Park Hae-jin (Cheese in the Trap), and he looks sleek and stylish, so I suppose even if we don’t see him bodyguarding or performing cool undercover maneuvers, it’s enough to tide me over for now.
The JTBC drama just started rolling cameras this week, and these stills come from the October 17 shoot, which took place in Seoul’s Seongsu-dong neighborhood. Park Hae-jin plays Kim Seol-woo, a mysterious man with a thousand faces who works as a ghost agent with the national intelligence service. He takes on a position bodyguarding the stuntman-turned-movie star played by Park Sung-woong (Remember—Son’s War), though we’re left to wonder what secret agenda he’s working.
The drama also stars Kim Min-jung (Master of Trade–Inn 2015) as Park Sung-woong’s biggest fan who gets a job as a manager in his agency, while Yeon Jung-hoon (Mask) does what he does best in playing a villain who hides his secret ambitions. Yeon will be married to Chae Jung-ahn (Yong-pal), although she’s in love with Park Sung-woong, making for some complicated love geometry. Although in dramaland, is there any other kind?
I’ve been intrigued by this drama since it was announced, but we haven’t been given a whole lot of new information and I’m a bit impatient to know more about the show beyond that basic setup, so I’m glad to hear that filming has begun and promos are starting to circulate. This is a solid cast all around, and while pre-produced dramas have met with mixed success in general, I’m holding out hope that one on JTBC will fare reasonably well. At the very least, I’m confident they won’t abruptly jump ship narratively and write out the hero from the drama’s ending. (Maybe I should be over that by now, but some trainwrecks are just too bizarre to forget. I’ll get over it when I finally understand it!)
Man to Man will be fully pre-produced and will air on JTBC in the first half of next year.
Via TV Daily
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