In short, “Nice Guy” is a familiar story, given new life with excellent directing.
According to Wiki, Lee Kyung-hee has written ten full length dramas and I have watched seven out of those ten. So by now, her characters feel very familiar- the conflicted hero and the innocent heroine who loves with her entire soul. Thankfully, the directing keeps the story from feeling old and heavy, and Song Joong-ki is wearing his character like a second skin, bringing Maru alive. Moon Chae-won is also performing well as Eun-gi but I don’t think the character is her own yet, compared to Joong-ki. Read more
The official English-language title for the upcoming KBS drama, “Nice Guy,” (full title- “No Such Thing as a Nice Guy”) is “Innocent Man,” which really doesn’t imply the same thing. The Korean title is sarcastic while the English title sounds so earnestly serious.
The official website has also opened which means that the character synopsis is finally available for fans anxiously waiting for this drama. And it sounds so delicious. Read more
*Happy Dance* Okay, maybe not so appropriate for such an dark drama but still my body responds automatically. The first teaser for “Nice Guy” is out and what can I say…the drama promises to be a real dark, angsty melodrama. I can’t wait! Read more
Here is Song Joong-ki as Kang Maru, before he gets all dark and vengeful when his girlfriend betrays him. I have dubbed him “White” Maru. Read more
Caption in photo above: She never learned to cry when she was sad or to smile when she was happy. She was taught to smile more when she was sad and keep silent when she was happy.
Ooh, Moon Chae Won is such a interesting character. She plays Seo Eun-gi in Nice Guy who, unlike other typical chaebol daughters, was brought up as a heir from childhood and therefore is cold and emotionless. She meets Kang Maru, Song Joong-ki‘s character, and experiences love for the first time. Ha! She’s the female version of all our chaebol heroes ever. And what’s a chaebol without his, I mean her, sweet ride? Read more
The drama gods heard my prayers. I just complained in my previous post that that we weren’t getting any updates on Nice Guy and now we have news that the cast just held their first script reading. Nice Guy is an upcoming KBS melodrama penned by Lee Kyung Hee (Will It Snow on Christmas) and tells the story of a man named Kang Maru (played by Song Joong Ki) who gave up everything for his girlfriend Han Jae Hee (Park Si Yeon), only to be betrayed by her. He later gets his revenge by using Seo Eun Ki (played by Moon Chae Won), who gets caught up in a “fateful storm-like love.”