tvN's new fantasy romance drama, The Bride of Habaek 2017, starring heartthrob Nam Joo-hyuk and sweetheart Shin Se-kyung will premiere in Asia-Pacific on 4 July (Tuesday) at 9:45pm (GMT+8) only on tvN, within 24 hours after premiering in Korea. The production crew reveals today (3 Jul) THREE reasons to watch the drama.
A Masterpiece with a Touch of Creativity
The Bride of Habaek 2017 is a spin-off of the bestselling comic of the same name by Yoon Mi-gyung. Different from the original comic, the TV drama is set in modern days, with some newly created characters to fit the drama setting. Adapted from a fantasy comic into a TV drama, much imaginations and creativities are needed in both screenplay and production. Directed by Kim Byun-soo (Nine: Nine Time Travels) and written by Jung Yoon Jung (Misaeng), The Bride of Habaek 2017 offers viewers with an all-in-one experience that mixes romance, fantasy, comedy and mystery.
The Chemistry of Nam Joo-hyuk & Shin Se-kyung’s “So-Baek” Couple
While a lot of attention was put to Shin Se-kyung’s new short hair look, audience are all amazed by Nam Joo-hyuk’s god-like appearance. This is also the first time for the pair to working together, hence, some new sparks and on-screen chemistry are expected. Within the characters, Habaek’s narcissistic yet hilarious personality, and So-ah’s unique persona brings much laughter. Furthermore, Moo-ra’s obsession towards Habaek and jealousy towards So-ah added excitement to the storyline. Not to be missed are the storylines of Shin Hoo-ye and troublemaker Bi-ryum.
Witty, Fun Interactions among Characters
Based on a comic story, The Bride of Habaek 2017 has quite a lot of ridiculously funny scenes and witty dialogues, especially by Habaek who is the Water God living in the Land of the Water, everything in the human realm is new to him. It will definitely take him some time to get used to his identity as a human.
tvN's new fantasy romance drama, The Bride of Habaek 2017 will premiere in Asia-Pacific on 4 July (Tuesday) at 9:45pm (GMT+8) only on tvN, within 24 hours after premiering in Korea. The show is available every Tuesday and Wednesday. tvN is available in Asia-Pacific countries, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Australia, with subtitles in English, Chinese, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and Thai.
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