November 26, 2022

Actor Ha Seok-jin poses for photographs throughout a media promotion occasion for the upcoming tv collection “Your Home Helper” on KBS 2TV in Seoul on July 2, 2018. (Yonhap)

The image and photo provided by Book Story and Maru Entertainment show a book cover of "Your House Helper" and actor Ha Seok-jin. (Yonhap)

The picture and picture offered by E-book Story and Maru Leisure present a ebook cowl of “Your Home Helper” and actor Ha Seok-jin. (Yonhap)

By Woo Jae-yeon

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) — For anybody struggling to steadiness work and household, or fairly work and housekeeping, a talented home helper would turn out to be useful. If the helper can assist kind out a tangled private life, it will be the icing on the cake.

KBS 2TV’s new Wednesday-Thursday collection “Your Home Helper” options this excellent male home helper, who is nice not solely at housekeeping but additionally problem-solving and counseling.

This too-good-to-be-true story relies on the favored net comedian collection of the identical title by Seung Jung-yeon, which is now in its fourth season.

Producer Jeon Woo-sung stated the collection doesn’t have the acquainted formulation of Korean dramas like excessive villains, chaebol heirs, a fairytale like Cinderella or a rags-to-riches story.

“The drama is a few home helper and 4 clients. They clear their homes collectively and heal wounded hearts within the course of,” he stated throughout a media promotion occasion in Seoul on Monday.

“Whereas they’re tidying up their properties, some begin falling in love and others get better friendship. It’s a very heat and shiny story.”

Acknowledging many difficulties in visualizing the net comics on display screen, the producer stated he labored laborious to make the characters extra relatable and the story extra possible.

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Actor Ha Seok-jin performs the mysterious helper Kim Ji-woon who helps out 4 feminine clients — Im Da-young, Yoon Sang-a, Han So-mi and Kang Hye-joo. The 4 younger characters have their very own private points and struggles, however they started seeing a silver lining after they meet the helper.

In line with the director, the helper doesn’t clear up issues by himself however simply is there along with his clients to offer assist. And his clients discover their approach out of deep pits of their respective lives.

Apart from the principle character, the opposite solid members are all up-and-coming younger actors, largely of their early and mid 20s. Casting unfamiliar actors, the director stated, was intentional to make the story really feel as if it was taking place close to the viewers.

“Cleansing up homes is kind of enjoyable to observe. It’s far more fascinating than you may count on it’s. It feels as in case you are healed,” he stated.

The drama will compete with different TV collection in the identical time slot the place cable channel tvN’s “What’ Mistaken With Secretary Kim” dominates the viewership scores chart. Its newest episode peaked at 8.1 p.c.

Whereas actor Ha didn’t specify how robust he hopes the scores are for the drama, he stated, “I promise to go to viewer’s homes for cleansing” when the drama information “pretty much as good a ranking as different exhibits in the identical time slot.”

The drama will premiere at 10 p.m. on Wednesday on KBS 2TV.