MBC‘s new Wed-Thurs drama isn’t off to a soaring start with plane crash story Missing 9 rather taking the trajectory of the fated plane. But strong competition in ratings leader Legend of the Blue Sea ends next week so who knows is Missing 9 will fly higher with the one week buffer until KBS drops its new drama Chief Kim and SBS unveils pre-produced high profile Lee Young Ae comeback drama Saimdang: Light’s Diary.
No matter what the ratings ends up for Missing 9 the network has lined up a cast for the followup drama Radiant Office. Joining female lead Go Ah Sung will be Han Suk Jin, who did two dramas last year with Drinking Solo and 1% of Anything. I loved her in Heard it Through the Grapevine, she makes realistic characters so compelling, and here she plays an office temporary worker who decides to live life to the fullest after a failed suicide attempt in the Han River reveals she may be terminal. Not a fan of any terminal illness but may is the key word here so I’ll wait and see.
Joining Go Ah Sung and Han Suk Jin may be Han Sunhwa, she had her first lead role in weekend drama Rosy Lovers but I remember her being okay in supporting roles in Marriage Not Dating and God’s Gift: 14 Days. The script for Radiant Office won a script writing competition for the network so hopefully it deserves the crown.