Chogiwa – One of the challenges when a drama is adapted from a webtoon is the choice of character. It is true that there is no way a real cast could resemble the webtoon character completely but how about the similarity of True Beauty’s cast and the webtoon characters?
In October 29th, TvN released the teaser posters of each cast compared to the webtoon character. The look of each character is surprisingly similar to the webtoon character.
#1 Moon Ga Young as Lim Jukyung
Moon Ga Young will role as Lim Jukyung who is so insecure with her looks and appearance. In the poster, both cast and webtoon character looks so similar. Moon Ga Young is well known as talented actress with unique facial expression which is almost comic. So, the choice of Moon Ga Young as Lim Jukyung is considered the right choice.
#2 Cha Eun Woo as Lee Suho
Once ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo was confirmed to role as Lee Suho in True Beauty, no one will doubt the similarity of True Beauty’s cast and the webtoon character of Lee Suho because in some ways, Lee Suho is Cha Eun Woo and the vice versa. No one will doubt that there is no better actor who could replace Cha Eun Woo’s role as Lee Suho because the similarity is amazing.
#3 Hwang In Yeob as Han Seojun
Hwang In Yeob is starting his acting career in drama The Tale of Nokdu but people started to notice him when he took role in JTBC’s newest drama 18 Again though his role is only a supporting role. In this drama he took role as a bad boy who turns into good boy just because of a girl. True Beauty is just going to be his third drama but his name is getting big already. Just look at the teaser poster, to see the similarity of True Beauty’s cast and the webtoon character of Han Soejun is actually really close.
#4 Park Yoo Na as Kang Sujin
Park Yoo Na as Kang Sujin is actually a surprise but fans have high expectation on her since she will portray a strong character with even stronger facial expression Kang Sujin. In the webtoon, she is portrayed as a goddess and her beauty is standing out. Park Yoo Na has all of those qualities in her which will make her the right choice for Kang Sujin character.
True Beauty is the newest TvN drama predicted to air this November 2020, aside from the similarity of True Beauty’s cast and the webtoon characters which surprisingly look similar in most aspects the story plot is also interesting.
Im Jukyung (Moon Ga Young) is the main female character who is so insecure with her looks, to deal with her insecurity, she hides her ‘true-self’ behind a makeup. While Lee Suho (ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo), a handsome straight-A student but with attitude due to wounds from his past. In some circumstances, Suho found out the Jukyung’s secret and instead of hates her, they become closer to each other.