3 Things To Look Out For In “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes”
With only a few hours left till its premiere, tvN’s “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” is ready to awe its viewers with a mixture of tension and romance that no other drama has attempted before.
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” is a mystery melodrama about Kim Moo Young (Seo In Guk), a dangerous murder suspect known as a “monster,” and Yoo Jin Gang (Jung So Min), a woman with whom he shares similar emotional scars. Although Yoo Jin Gang’s brother Yoo Jin Gook (Park Sung Woong) is the detective facing off against Kim Moo Young, she ends up falling in love with the murder suspect anyway.
Here are three points to keep an eye on for the premiere!
1. Seo In Guk’s and Jung So Min’s characters twisted by shocking fate
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” is a dangerous romance between Seo In Guk and Jung So Min, whose characters are bound by a shocking fate. Seo In Guk will play Kim Moo Young, a murder suspect known to be a monster, while Jung So Min will take the role of Yoo Jin Gang, a woman who wants to be a safe haven for the monster. The drama is expected to provide a powerful thrill to the viewers. Moreover, Seo In Guk’s character is instinctively attracted to Jung So Min’s character and wants to protect her.
2. Pairing of melodrama master director Yoo Jae Won and sensitive writer Song Hye Jin
This new tvN drama draws keen attention with the pairing of director Yoo Jae Won and writer Song Hye Jin. In particular, it is gaining attention for being the first Korean remake of the Japanese drama starring top actor Kimura Takuya. During the press conference, Yoo Jae Won said, “Rather than interpreting and directing things differently, we faithfully tried to give life to the good parts of the original [drama]. I especially tried to maximize the strengths and charms of our actors in the original characters.” Viewers can forward to what kind of mystery romance will be created with the teamwork of the two professionals.
3. A thrilling confrontation between Seo In Guk and Park Sung Woong in the mysterious murder case
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” will provide viewers with breathtaking suspense and overwhelming immersion in each episode due to the mysterious murder case and the fierce conflict between Seo In Guk and Park Sung Woong. Park Sung Woong plays the role of Yoo Jin Gang’s older brother and a detective who is swayed by the eyes of the monster. The intense relationship between Park Sung Woong and Seo In Guk will heighten the entertainment of the drama with its tension and thrill.
The production crew stated, “‘The Smile Has Left Your Eyes’ tells the story of a romance that is surrounded by a shocking fate, a close confrontation between two men, and twist after twist. Actors and producers optimized for the melodramatic genre will meet to present a new mystery romance that has never been seen in Korean dramas.”
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” premieres on October 3 at 9:30 p.m. KST and will be available on Viki. In the meantime, check out the teaser with English subtitles below: