Yumi’s Cells Drama Facts Starring Kim Go Eun. Yumi’s Cells is a Korean drama that will air in the second half of 2021. Adapted from a webtoon of the same title, this drama will star Kim Go Eun, Ahn Bo Hyun, and GOT7’s Jinyoung.
Ready to air in September, check out the following eight interesting facts about the drama Yumi’s Cells. The story is very related to live, you know!
1. Adaptation of a popular webtoon
Yumi’s Cells is a drama adaptation of the webtoon of the same name by Lee Dong Gun. This digital comic, which was published from April 2015 to November 2020, has become one of the most popular webtoons among South Korean and international readers.
Because of its interesting story and slick visuals, finally, in December 2020, Yumi’s Cells was officially made into a drama. The main character, namely Yumi, will be played by Kim Go Eun.
2. Star-studded drama cast
After Kim Go Eun confirmed her appearance in December 2020, Ahn Bo Hyun, Lee Yoo Bi, and Park Ji Hyun also officially starred in the drama. Then in mid-July 2021, Jinyoung GOT7 also joined this Yumi’s Cells. If you look at the list of top actors and actresses above, this drama is full of stars, right!
3. Filming starts in April 2021
After confirming the cast, Yumi’s Cells finally started filming in April 2021. In this drama, Kim Go Eun will play the main character, namely Yumi. Meanwhile, Ahn Bo Hyun plays Gu Woong, Lee Yoo Bi as Ruby, and Park Ji Hyun as Sae Yi. Lastly, GOT7’s Jinyoung will play a character named Yoo Ba Bi.
4. Bringing up an unusual story
The drama Yumi’s Cells tells the story of Yumi (Kim Go Eun), a single office worker who is not good at expressing his thoughts. Through his romantic relationships and work, he finds happiness in everyday life.
Yumi’s character has cells in her brain that represent various emotions such as happiness, love, sadness, good, bad, and others. These cells work actively to deal with Yumi’s emotions and problems. Wow, how about the visualization of Yumi’s cell that will be shown in the drama?
5. SHINEE’s Minho will be a cameo
In April 2021, SHINee’s Minho was confirmed to be giving a special appearance in the drama Yumi’s Cells. In this drama, he will play the role of Chae Woo Gi, the younger brother who is handsome and considerate to Yumi.
In the original webtoon, Chae Woo Gi plays an important role in the storyline. The character also received a lot of attention from fans. The presence of Minho who will play him was greeted enthusiastically and eagerly awaited.
6. Collaboration of director Shopping King Louie and writer of Memories of the Alhambra
Yumi’s Cells will be directed by director Lee Sang Yeob, who has directed several dramas such as Shopping King Louie (2016) and Familiar Wife (2018). Meanwhile, the original writer of the webtoon, Lee Dong Gun, will be working with writers Song Jae Jung, Kim Yoon Joo, and Kim Kyung Ran.
Writer Song Jae Jung has previously written various popular dramas such as W: Two Worlds (2016) and Memories of the Alhambra (2018). Meanwhile, writer Kim Yoon Joo has also written popular dramas, one of which is Find Me in Your Memory (2020).
7. Kim Go Eun’s drama comeback after The King: Eternal Monarch
This drama will be Kim Go Eun’s comeback after starring in The King: Eternal Monarch in 2020. That is also the reason why Yumi’s Cells is so awaited by fans.
Despite her acting debut in 2011, Kim Go Eun is one of the actresses who rarely plays dramas. He starred more in films. Yumi’s Cells is her fourth drama after Cheese in the Trap (2016), Goblin (2016), and The King: Eternal Monarch (2020).
8. Be one of three Ahn Bo Hyun dramas in 2021
Playing Gu Woong, Ahn Bo Hyun turns out to be actively starring in dramas in 2021. Yumi’s Cells will be his third drama this year. He is also confirmed to star in the Netflix original drama Undercover. Already in the process of filming, the drama is planned to air this year.
Then on July 29, Ahn Bo Hyun again received an offer as the main character in the action drama titled Military Prosecutor Dobermann. It seems that 2021 will be a busy year for the actor.
Well, those are eight interesting facts about the drama Yumi’s Cells. Ready to air in September, make sure this drama is on your watch list, OK!