Ong Seong-wu and Park Ho-san’s <Shall We Have a Cup of Coffee?> released the script reading site, heralding a warm healing and subtle excitement for viewers this fall.
Kakao TV original <Shall We Have a Cup of Coffee?> (directed/screenwriter Noh Jung-wook, planned Kakao Entertainment, produced content creative group Moon), scheduled to be released for the first time at the end of October, is a new barista ‘Kang Go-bi (Ong Seong-wu) who entered the world of coffee with pure passion.)’ is an emotional human drama depicting how he learns about coffee and people as he becomes a disciple of ‘Park Seok (Park Ho-san)’, a famous coffee master.
Based on the cartoon of the same name drawn by artist Heo Young-man Heo to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his debut, the video will capture warm healing sensibility from coffee bean selection, roasting, and extraction to the analog sensibility of coffee as well as in-depth knowledge about coffee. Each episode is about 25 minutes long, with a total of 12 episodes.
The first script reading site released by Kakao Entertainment ahead of the launch includes Ong Seong-wu (Kang Go-bi), Park Ho-san (Park Seok), Seo Young-hee (Kim Joo-hee), Kim Ye-eun (Ahn Mi-na), Chu Ye-jin (Jung Ga-won), and Song Jae-ryong, etc.) drew attention with the vivid image of the actors gathered in one place and working together.
Even in the first script reading, the actors perfectly melted into their characters and showed a fantastic breath as if they were already in the coffee shop ‘2nd Coffee’, which is the background of the work. The passionate performances of the actors seeming to invite the people around them to the ‘second coffee’ in the work in an instant just by reading are admiring, and expectations are rising for the story of the people they will create.
In particular, Ong Seong-wu, who took on the role of ‘Kang Go-bi’, a new barista full of passion, expressed a character where innocence and recklessness coexist, raising expectations for the acting transformation to be presented this time. On the path of a barista who started with pure passion, he plans to capture the ‘Kang Go bi’ growing up while learning coffee and the world with his own charm while calming down.
Park Ho-san, who plays the role of ‘Park Seok’, a coffee master who will lead the student’s growth with warm warmth more than anyone else, even though he looks blunt and cold-headed, he led the atmosphere of the scene with a calm, deep sounding performance.
In addition, Ong Seong-wu, who plays Kang Go-bi, who plays a difficult and chaotic idol, and Park Ho-san, who plays Park Seok, who will watch and lead him silently, the two actors sometimes smiled and sometimes moved even at the first breath, and showed a unique chemistry, attracting attention.
In fact, it was revealed that the two had become close by receiving barista training together several times before reading the script. The two people, who expressed their feelings that they had been working together from the first script reading, made it even more exciting to meet a teacher who is cold on the outside but soft on the inside and a student who jumps into a new world with only a passion for coffee.
In addition, Seo Young-hee, who plays the role of Kim Joo-hee, Park Seok’s lover and the head of ‘Second Coffee’, is also by Park Seok’s side, respecting his stubbornness, supporting each other and supporting each other with his unique comfortable charm. It drew attention with its unique aura.
In addition, in the script reading video released on this day, the actual appearance of the ‘second coffee’, which is the background in the work, was also revealed, stimulating curiosity about the work. Ong Seong-wu of Kang Go-bi, who transforms into a part-timer at a cafe while wearing an apron and learns coffee with curious eyes, and Park Ho-san of Park Seok, who exudes the power of a coffee craftsman just by pouring coffee with an espresso machine, were revealed. Even with a short video, the image that melts into the character stimulates curiosity, raising expectations for the heartwarming healing that they will provide this fall and the excitement of the subtle fragrance.
The emotional human drama <Shall We Have a Cup of Coffee?> will be released for the first time at the end of October on Kakao TV.