It look me a long time to fall for Yeon Woo Jin as an actor but once that switch its flipped then it’s here to stay. I was lukewarm towards him early on but sometime after Arang and the Magistrate and When a Man Loves was when I saw something special and charismatic in his brand of loose-limbed aw shucks goofball in the body oozing masculine intensity. It’s going to serve him well in the upcoming SBS rom-com Divorce Lawyer in Love opposite leading lady Jo Yeo Jung.
The drama arrives in mid-April after My Heart Twinkle Twinkle and may be primed to fail on the spot due to the ratings abyss that all SBS weekend dramas have been mired in. I just hope the story is interesting enough me to get my Yeon Woo Jin fix, and please don’t make the two bickering lawyer leads that unlikeable. I’m sure their characters will be prickly and antagonistic prior to falling in love and growing into nicer people, but I’m exhausted by writing that makes the unlikable aspect so extreme initially which often just turns me off so much I don’t even have the patience for the maturation journey. Continue reading