Ji Jin Hee & Kim So Eun to Play Neighbours
Actors Ji Jin Hee (Spotlight) and Kim So Eun (Boys Over Flowers) have just been confirmed to star in an upcoming KBS drama. He Who Can’t Marry (The Man Who Can’t Get Married; 결혼 못하는 남자) is a Korean adaptation of the 2006 hit Japanese drama of the same name (Kekkon Dekinai Otoko / 結婚できない男). Yeo Ji Na wrote the script, Kim Jung Kyu is directing, and Apple Tree Productions is producing the comedic drama of how a stubborn bachelor who likes being alone gradually begins to open his heart.
Cho Jae Hee (Ji Jin Hee) is an architect in his early forties, who lives alone in a great apartment and likes to eat alone and shop alone. He has a unique personality and enjoys doing whatever he wants to do. Although he does everything in a serious manner, his actions unintentionally create hilarious situations.
Jung Yoo Jin (Kim So Eun) is Choi Jae Hee’s neighbour – an independent, positive, good woman in her twenties. She is very beautiful and smart. Due to financial difficulties, she is living with a dog in an apartment that her relatives lent her.
The two have funny encounters with each other and establish a relationship.
He Who Can’t Marry is set to take over Monday and Tuesday nights following the completion of The Slingshot (a.k.a. Story of a Man) in June.