Oh My Ghost Readies for Friday Premiere and Looks Funny and Soulful in Long Preview

I’m quite looking forward to upcoming tvN Fri-Sat night spiritual possession romantic comedy Oh My Ghost. It’s the first horror-tinged K-drama this year and airing a bit earlier than the usual lunar new year 8th month of ghost month, which usually falls around mid-July through early-August. This one looks less scary and more melancholy, with both female leads Park Bo Young and Kim Seul Gi already making me feel sad for their characters. The former is a doormat and the latter is, well, dead.

Less impressive in the previews are the male leads Jo Jung Seok and Im Joo Hwan, and I only mean their characters as the heart of the story appears to be the two women who will soon share the same body. Jo Jung Seok’s prickly chef and Im Joo Hwan’s sweet cop are standard K-drama male lead types but Park Bo Young manages to sell her demure and shy character so I don’t want to yell at her to grow a spine and instead really want her to blossom. The drama premieres this Friday so hopefully it turns as good as the long preview looks. Continue reading