Above is the first ever official still from the set of Full House 2, the drama with more casting changes than Lady Gaga changes outfits for a concert. If you are in Tokyo, JTB is taking applications for tours it set up to visit the set of FH2 in early December, and participants can be extras and viewers for the filming. FH2 is a Japanese-Korean collaboration that will be aired first on TBS in Japan next March, though it stars three Korean actors as the leads: No Min Woo, Hwang Jung Eum, and Park Ki Woong. At this point I just want to abduct poor talented Park Ki Woong and take him away from this potential hot mess. No Min Woo is channeling a surlier version of Rain’s superstar character, while the world appears to insist Hwang Jung Eum be forced to sport the mushroom top haircut in drama after drama. I don’t care if its curled here, it’s still hideous. Plus she’s wearing overalls! I can’t even.
Maybe I’m not the right demographic for FH2. I hated the first drama because it violated a basic legal tenet I hold dear (property rights, yo!) and then spiraled out of control from there with Rain’s eye-searing outfits and the dumb romantic developments. While I genuine like the cast of FH2 as actors, I find everything so contrived about how they are styled. No Min Woo is stylish in ways only stars would attempt, Hwang Jung Eum looks like a friendly down-to-earth girl straight out of a farm, and Park Ki Woong got dunked into a vat of hair bleach. My eyes, it’s not happy right now.