'My First First love': Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about Netflix's K-drama
'My First First Love' is an eight-episode miniseries that premiered on April 18. Exactly 100 days down the line, the series recently revealed that it has been renewed for season two.
According to Soompi, news of the renewal was first announced by the series actors in a video that was posted on Netflix's social media account. After the successes of 'Memories of the Alhambra', 'Romance is a Bonus Book' and Netflix's production 'Kingdom' among others, this is one of the first few Korean mini-series to premiere on the streaming site. The show is a remake of the 2015 Korean drama 'My First Time' which was written by Jung Hyun-jung and directed by Lee Jung-hyo.
'My First First Love' season 1 released on April 18, 2019, and now the series has been renewed for season two which will premiere on July 26, 2019.
The plot of the mini-series revolves around three main characters - Yoon Tae-oh, his best friend Han Song-yi and Tae-oh's other friend Seo Do-hyun, who Song-yi falls in love with. While Song-yi and Do-Hyun move ahead in their relationship, the show will feature how Tae-oh will influence this relationship. Will he become the third wheel in this relationship or will he change what Song-yi has so far understood about love?
Ji Soo as Yoon Tae-oh
Ji Soo plays one of the male leads in the show as Yoon Tae-oh. His friends decide to crash at his home all at once and each of them have their personal reasons to do so. The actor was previously seen in shows such as 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon', 'Sassy Go Go', 'Doctors', and 'Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo'.
Jung Chae-yoon as Han Song-yi
Jung Chae-yoon as Han Son-yi is Tae-oh's best friend and she is one of the three friends who end up crashing at Tae-oh's house. She meets Do-hyun here and falls in love with him. The actor is relatively new and this is one of her first lead roles in a TV show.
Jung Jin-young as Seo Do-hyun
Jung Jin-young plays the role of Song-yi's love interest and Tae-oh's friend who ends up crashing at his friend's place. There is a chance the three of them get involved in a love triangle. The actor was previously seen in series such as 'Wind-Bell', 'Love in the Moonlight', and 'Love Detective Sherlock K'
Choi Ri as Oh Ga Rin
Kang Tae-oh as Choi Hoon
Hong Ji-yoon as Ryu Se-hyun
The show's screenplay is written by the same person who worked on the 2015 show, Jung Hyun-jung, and the new show is directed by Oh Jin-suk. Hyun-jung was also the writer of the Lee Jong-suk starrer 'Romance is a Bonus Book' and 'I Need Romance' series. Jin-suk, on the other hand, has worked on series such as 'My Sassy Girl' and 'Yong Pal'.
The trailer of 'My First First Love' was released on Tuesday and we see how Yoon Tae-ho's friends come crash at his place. They all have their reasons, and of them also happens to be Tae-ho's best friend Han Song-yi. The two have been friends from when they were kids, and now that they are staying together. Tae-ho might develop feelings for her but the trailer only shows him as a friend. Even when he advises Song-yi about her new found love with Seo Do-hyun, he doesn't seem to be perturbed. Will the show have a love triangle like the one featured in the original series? We will have to wait and see!
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