Rain suits up for dual roles in fantasy rom-com Welcome 2 Life
New posters and stills have been released for MBC fantasy rom-com Welcome 2 Life featuring lead actors: Rain (Sketch), Im Ji-yeon (Blow Breeze), and Kwak Shi-yang (Chicago Typewriter).
The story is a centered around the character of Lee Jae-sang (played by Rain), a self-involved lawyer who only works for his own gains. However, a sudden accident pulls him into a parallel universe and as he learns to adjust to his new surroundings, he turns over a new leaf and begins to live a second life as an upstanding prosecutor.
In the newly released stills, we see a worried-looking Rain, who seems to have gotten into some kind of scuffle. He sports a small bandage on his cheek and his injured hand is in a cast. Judging by his stylish suits, though, this is Rain working as a lawyer in his real world.
The new character posters follow the theme of the two worlds, and feature the three leads straddling the divide in-between.
On the left side of Rain’s poster, we see the dour-faced and self-serving lawyer sharply dressed in a fancy, pin-striped 3-piece suit. On the right, we have the principled prosecutor in a simpler and modest grey suit. His tie is loosened at the neck and he gives a small smile.
Im Ji-yeon’s poster depicts two versions of her character as well. She plays the role of Ra Shi-on, who is lawyer Rain’s ex-girlfriend in the “real” world. In the poster, she’s shown on the left, dressed casually in blue, and has a cold, disinterested expression on her face. On the right side, we see the parallel version who is a police detective – she holds a gun in one hand and has a cheerful smile. In the parallel universe she is Rain’s wife and the couple have a young child.
Kwak Shi-yang’s poster is a little different as he is pictured as a single person in the middle of the two universes – alluding to his ability to travel between the realities. He plays the character of Gu Dong-taek who has a tsundere personality. He’s Im Ji-yeon’s sunbae and partner as a police detective.
On the production team for MBC’s new show, writer Yoo Hee-kyung will be penning the scripts and directing will be done by PD Kim Geun-hong.
MBC’s upcoming Welcome 2 Life is currently set to premiere July 29, in just three weeks.
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