Nine years isn’t super long but it feels like forever when one is stuck in the world of intense melodramas. That’s the case with K-actress Su Ae who is making her drama comeback this fall with the KBS Mon-Tues rom-com The Man Living in Our House. She’s been doing dramas consistently but all her works in the last nine years have been melodramas that range from revenge to thrillers.
The Man Living in Our House will be Su Ae’s first romantic comedy since 9 Ends 2 Outs (2 Outs in the Bottom of the 9th Inning) back in 2007. The drama is still looking for her titular Man living in the same house after Yoo Seung Ho passed on the role followed by Yoon Shi Yoon also not inking the offer. The third time might be the charm as the offer is out to Kim Young Kwang to play the younger man romantic interest opposite Su Ae, with Jo Boa and Lee Soo Hyuk in talks as the second leads.
The Man Living in Our House is adapted from a webtoon of the same time, telling the cohabitation romance between a flight attendant returning to her deceased mother’s house and finding a man younger than her claiming to be her stepdad as he married her mother right before she died. Directing will be the PD of Joseon Gunman and The Princess’s Man, while the screenwriter of Flower Boy Next Door will be adapting the webtoon into the drama script. The Man Living in Our House will follow Moonlight Drawn by Clouds and afterwards comes the flower boys in Shilla drama Hwarang.