What did you think of the first two episodes of “The Third Charm (제3의 매력)”? If you’re looking for more reasons to watch this romantic drama, starring Seo Kang Joon of “Are You Human” and actress Esom, scroll down to find out what we learned from the “Third Charm” press conference!
1. Expect to see real-life dating issues
Some K-drama relationships are a pure fantasy. But Esom and Seo Kang Joon’s is super relatable, because they bicker and quarrel just like the rest of us. “You’ll see real-life struggles. [Young Jae and Joon Young] are constantly making choices and some of them lead to fights, which I thought was similar to real-life dating. There’s going to be a fight scene, which will show the highs and lows a couple goes through in their relationship,” Seo Kang Joon elaborated.
2. Seo Kang Joon fell for his ordinary, unremarkable character
“I had an intuitive conviction. In retrospect, Joon Young was charming because he was different from the characters I’d played. I didn’t need to be cool. So I chose him,” the “Are You Human” actor explained.
3. Esom and her character Young Jae are very similar
“Young Jae is very direct. After meeting Esom, I felt she was similar to Young Jae. So I casted her,” director Pyo Min Soo said.
4. Third Charm is a comedy and a melodrama
“Third Charm” is comical and melodramatic at once. According to director Pyo, it’s a story of “… ordinary people. The characters will remind you of people around you. It’s comical, melodramatic and humanistic at once.”
5. The Third Charm means…
Director Pyo listed three things to look out for in Third Charm: The roles, the characters, and the actors. It’d be interesting to think about what the third charm means to you as you watch the drama.
Be sure to check out the highlight reel above. What are your thoughts on this drama? Comment down below!