New Korean drama The Killer’s Shopping List starring Lee Kwang Soo and AOA’s Seolhyun is scheduled to air next month. Here are some exciting facts that ‘The Killer’s Shopping List’ is a must-watch.
New Korean Drama “The Killer’s Shopping List” Starring Lee Kwang Soo and AOA’s Seolhyun
1. Novel-Based Drama with Interesting Plot
“The Killer’s Shopping List” is a novel-based drama. It is a comedy-mystery thriller drama that depicts a mysterious murder case in an ordinary neighborhood in the suburbs of Seoul.
One day, a dead body is found close to an apartment building. The only clue that leads to the killer is a supermarket receipt. The story will follow the murder investigation and the supermarket’s workers who recognize their customers based on their purchases.
2. Lee Kwang Soo, AOA’s Seolhyun, and Jin Hee Kyung will Team Up in “The Killer’s Shopping List”
The Killer’s Shopping List will mark the first Korean drama project of Lee Kwang Soo, AOA’s Seolhyun, and Jin Hee Kyung together. Many Kdrama fans are already curious about the chemistry among the actors.
Lee Kwang Soo is a well-known entertainer who can make people laugh with his nature. He was one of the regular members of a famous Korean variety show, Running Man.
Besides as Korean variety star, he is also a great actor with outstanding talent. Lee Kwang Soo won an award for Best Supporting Actor at the 2021 Blue Dragon Award for his role in his movie in 2021, Sinkhole, as Kim Seung Hyun.
AOA’ Seolhyun is an idol and actress who started out as a model. Seolhyun has been starring in many Korean dramas and films since 2012. One of her famous films was The Great Battle, where she worked with the famous actor Jo In Sung. The Great Battle is a movie based on an actual historical event of 88 days battle between the Goguryeo and Tang Dynasty.
Meanwhile, Jin Hee Kyung has been an actress since 1996 and appears in many Korean dramas and films. Some of her famous Kdramas are Suspicious Partner, Fight For My Way, and When the Weather Is Fine with Park Min Young.
3. Lee Kwang Soo and Seolhyun First Comeback in Korean Drama Series
The Killer’s Shopping List also marks the comeback of Lee Kwang Soo and Seolhyun in Korean drama series. Lee Kwang Soo’s last drama series project was Live in 2018. Meanwhile, Seolhyun’s last drama project was “Awaken” in 2020.
4. Interesting Characters
Lee Kwang Soo plays the role of Ahn Dae Sung, the son of the supermarket owner. He was considered a genius with outstanding memorization skills until an incident happened when he was ten years old. After that, although he has a great memory, he couldn’t pass the civil service exam three years in a row.
Seolhyun plays Do Ah Hee, Ahn Dae Sung’s loyal girlfriend. She is a police officer with a strong will. Both of them have been together since a young age. One day, she found a dead body near an apartment building. With all of her courage, she wants to catch the culprit herself.
Jin Hee Kyung plays the role of Jung Myung Sook, Ahn Dae Sung’s mother, who is also the supermarket owner. She is a bright and brave woman who loves her family very much.
5. The Reasons Why Director Lee Eon Hee Chose Lee Kwang Soo, Seolhyun, and Jin Hee Kyung
Director Lee Eon Hee chose the three main leads for different reasons. She shared the reasons why she chose Lee Kwang Soo for the role of Ahn Dae Sung,
“Ahn Dae Sung is a unique character. So, I needed an actor that had a lot of confidence. Previously, I worked with Lee Kwang Soo in ‘The Accidental Detective 2: In Action,’ and I knew he was a good man. Because of his easygoing image in ‘Running Man,’ he could make Dae Sung into a lovable character no matter what he did.”Director Lee Eon Hee.
She continued to share why she chose Seolhyun for the role of Do Ah Hee.
“Since I saw Seolhyun as a model for Nike, I wanted to work with her as an actor. Every time she appears on the screen, it’s like it gets brighter.”Director Lee Eon Hee.
And then she shared why she chose Jin Hee Kyung,
“Jin Hee Kyung has played many chaebol roles. But this time, her character is easygoing and refreshing. She is a strong woman who leads her family and her employees. She is almost as tall as Lee Kwang Soo when I cast her, so they really were like family.”Director Lee Eon Hee.
The upcoming Korean drama “The Killer’s Shopping List” will have 8 episodes that premiere on April 27, 2022, and air every Wednesday and Thursday.
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In the meantime, let’s watch the first teaser of the upcoming Korean drama on tvN, “The Killer’s Shopping List,” below.
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