In the first episode of SBS’s “Man From the Stars,” aired on December 18, Kim Soo Hyun plays several different roles, including a Joseon era scholar, a long-haired youth, a soldier, and an alien, among other characters.
“Man From the Stars” features the luxurious cast of Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun together with a star production team, and was a hot topic even before its first broadcast. Reflective of its popularity, the drama recorded a whopping 15.6% viewer rating for its first episode!
In the first episode, we meet Kim Soo Hyun’s character, an alien who emerges from a vessel that crash lands on Earth, as well as his various identities and jobs that he takes on over his 400 years on the planet.
We also see his character’s first meeting with Jun Ji Hyun’s character, Chun Song Yi. Here, Kim Soo Hyun expertly plays the comical and sarcastic, yet mysterious alien, and yet again affirms his talent for acting.
But really, you’ll just have to see for yourself!
Catch “Man From the Stars” on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10pm (KST)!