Cable Network tvN Remakes Popular Music Romance Manga The Girl Who Loved Lies

Cable network tvN has picked up a Japanese manga adaptation for it’s early 2017 slate, it will be adapting the Aoki Kotomi manga The Girl Who Loved Lies (Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru) for the small screen. There has already been a hit Japanese movie adaptation of the same name with the English title The Liar and His Lover starring Sato Takeru and Ohara Sakurako. It’s set in the music industry as a hit pop star quits his band and goes behind the scenes as a silent producer, all the while living an incognito life and dating an ordinary girl with music dreams of her own. I hope tvN doesn’t cast two idols, the J-movie had Takeru and Sakurako, both of whom excel at acting and just happen to play music. Let’s keep it acting talent first and music ability second, otherwise this sounds like a decent possibility to translate nicely into a K-drama. Continue reading