Ong Seong Wu Confirmed For New Drama + Park Ho San In Talks To Star In It
Ong Seong Wu is returning to the small screen!
On May 26, it was confirmed that Ong Seong Wu will lead the upcoming KakaoTV drama “How About a Cup of Coffee?” (literal title) based on the manhwa (Korean comic) of the same name by Heo Young Man. The actor will play Kang Go Bi, whose passion for coffee leads him to become a rookie barista at a coffee shop owned by Park Seok. Kang Go Bi learns about coffee and people through Park Seok’s life lessons.
This will be Ong Seong Wu’s first drama since “More Than Friends” in 2020. The actor commented, “It’s an honor to be in a drama based on the work of Heo Young Man, whom I admire so much, and I already feel really excited about it. This drama revolves around the topic of coffee that is part of many people’s daily lives, and I will work hard to present the small but warm sensibility and healing effects of this project. Please look forward to it.”
In addition, SPOTV News reported that Park Ho San has been offered the role of Park Seok. In response to the report, his agency Lighthouse Entertainment commented, “Park Ho San has received an offer to star in ‘How About a Cup of Coffee?’ and is positively reviewing it.”
Park Ho San is currently filming “The Penthouse 3” that will air its first episode on June 4 and be available on Viki.
“How About a Cup of Coffee?” will be 12 episodes long. It is scheduled to begin filming in June and premiere sometime in the second half of this year.
In the meantime, watch Ong Seong Wu in “More Than Friends”:
You can also check out Park Ho San in “True Beauty“: