“Pinocchio” Second Teaser Shows the Six Degrees of Separation Between Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin Hye
The second video trailer for SBS’ upcoming drama “Pinocchio” has been released. “Pinocchio” is a upcoming SBS drama about a man who lives under a false name and a woman who cannot lie. It stars Lee Jong Suk, Park Shin Hye, Kim Young Kwang, and Lee Yoo Bi.
Lee Jong Suk plays Choi Dal Po, a local news reporter who used to be a taxi driver. Due to a tragic event in his childhood, he lost his parents and has his lived his life with his past erased.
Park Shin Hye plays Choi In Ha who aspires to be a news reporter. She also suffers from the Pinocchio’s Syndrome which causes her to hiccup whenever she lies. Choi In Ha also doesn’t know how to hide her feelings when she likes someone.
Kim Young Kwang plays Seo Bum Jo, a chaebol (read: rich and perfect) news reporter. Lee Yoo Bi plays Yoon Yoo Rae, a strong-willed, busybody reporter who used to be an idol sasaeng fan.
The second trailer (see first trailer here) shows Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin Hye as high school students and friends. At the end, you hear the MC of a quiz show asking, “What is the theory that says that everyone is just six steps away?” You don’t hear the answer, which is “six degrees of separation,” but you see Park Shin Hye’s face come up as six steps away from Lee Jong Suk.
SBS has also released new images of Lee Jong Suk as the young Choi Dal Po with his shaggy hair and rubber slippers. It is reported that Lee Jong Suk himself suggest this look to accurately portray a”country boy” image.
“Pinocchio” premieres Wednesday, November 12 after “My Lovely Girl” finishes its run.