All is set for MBC’s upcoming series “Come Here and Hug Me” with new cast members expected to bring more color to the drama.
Jang Ki-yong (My Ahjussi) and Jin Ki-joo (Misty) will top bill the series, which the story of a man and a woman whose fates will be connected by a murder case. This is the first series where Ki-yong and Ki-joo would be the leads. The model-turned-actor will play the character of policeman Chae Do-Jin while Jin Ki-joo’s character is a popular actress who tries live a happy life despite losing her parents when she was young.
Veteran actor Heo Jun-ho (Ruler: Master of the Mask) has earlier been confirmed as one of the major characters. Joining him is Yoon Jong-Hoon (Return), Kim Kyung-Nam(Prison Playbook), Kwon Hyuk-Soo (Circle: Two Worlds Connected), Seo Jung-Yeon (Something in the Rain/Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food), and Choi Ri (Laughter in Waikiki).
Child actors Nam Da-reum (Radio Romance) and Ryu Han-bi (Live Up To Your Name) will play the younger version of the main characters.
Come Here and Hug Me is slated to air this May on MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday timeslot after Han Hye-Jin and Yoon Sang-Hyun’s melodrama Let’s Hold Hands and Watch the Sunset.