Choi Woo Shik, Park Bo Young Confirmed To Lead ‘Melo Movie’ — Here’s What To Expect

The long wait is over for the star-studded K-drama “Melo Movie” as the production announced the official casting line up to fans’ delight.

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Choi Woo Shik, Park Bo Young, Lee Jun Young and Jeon So Nee, who dominated Hallyu in the past years, team up to deliver a high tension rom-com melodrama that fans will surely love.

Here’s what you must know about the upcoming series. Keep on reading to know more.

Choi Woo Shik & Park Bo Young Confirmed To Headline ‘Melo Movie’

On February 22, the production team of the upcoming K-drama “Melo Movie” finally announced the casting of Choi Woo Shik and Park Bo Young.

'Melo Movie' Cast
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Choi Woo Shik, Park Bo Young, Lee Jun Young, Jeon So Nee

The two most sought-after actors have recently dominated Hallyu with their promising Netflix series “A Killer Paradox” and “Daily Dose of Sunshine.”

With this, attention is focused on their first-ever acting project together, which was written by Lee Na Eun. Choi Woo Shik first worked with her in the hit drama “Our Beloved Summer.”

“Melo Movie” depicts the struggles and hardships of young unfortunate individuals who don’t give up on life in order to achieve their goals and fulfill their life-long dreams.

'Melo Movie' Cast
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Choi Woo Shik, Park Bo Young

Despite its melodramatic undertones, the series is a romantic comedy that is helmed by “Castaway Diva,” “Hotel del Luna” and “Start Up” director Oh Chung Hwan.

In the show, Choi Woo Shik takes on the role of Go Kyum, a former actor who becomes a film critic. Because he loves films a lot, he challenges himself to watch all the movies in the world.

Meanwhile, Park Bo Young plays Kim Moo Bi, a curious young woman who enters the film industry to spite her father who considered films to be a lot more important than her.

They eventually meet and develop feelings for each other, changing each other’s views on the world, films, love and life, which raises excitement among the viewers.

Attention is given to the two high caliber actors. They are expected to show different sides of themselves that fans haven’t seen before in their previous works.

‘Melo Movie’ Further Details & More

Besides the duo, seasoned stars Lee Jun Young and Jeon So Nee also confirmed their participation in the work.

Lee Jun Young plays Hong Si Joon, a genius yet unknown composer while Jeon So Nee portrays the former’s ex-girlfriend Son Jo Ah, a scriptwriter.

'Melo Movie' Cast
(Photo : Netflix Korea Official)
Lee Jun Young, Jeon So Nee

Their addition to the main ensemble heightened the anticipation, following their breakthrough performances in “Mask Girl” and “Soulmate” last year.

Fans dubbed the quartet as the “dream team,” thanks to their unrivaled prowess as actors. On the other hand, production is currently underway.

There’s no news of its exact release date yet but it’s aimed to air some time this 2024 on Netflix so stay tuned for more updates on the drama.