No matter what the real reason is, this is still an unexpected and disconcerting drama related news to share. Actress Gu Hye Sun is abruptly leaving her recently premiered weekend drama You Are Too Much where she’s the younger female lead alongside veteran actress Uhm Jung Hwa. The official line from MBC is that Gu Hye Sun is leaving for health reasons, she reportedly is suffering from allergic reaction causing her difficulty in eating and needing IV drips at work. An alternate speculation is that the production is switching her out for another actress due to mostly negative feedback on her acting in this drama. Whatever the reason, I’m sorry that such a drastic and abrupt event had to go down and I wish the best to Gu Hye Sun and to the rest of the drama cast.
Gu Hye Sun’s role starting in episode 7 will be played by Jang Hee Jin, which is going to be so weird since the drama has already aired. I remember when Five Fingers replaced Eunjung right before the drama aired, and she had already filmed the drama posters and promos, but at least that happened before airing. Same goes for when Kim Jae Won was injured filming Me Too! Flower and replaced with Yoon Si Yoon, but again that happened before the drama aired the first episode.