“True Beauty” (2020 Drama): Cast & Summary

True Beauty
“True Beauty” is one of the most looked forward webtoon adaptation to drama this year. It is one of the numerous adaptations of webtoon into drama in 2020. “True Beauty” webtoon has fans all across the globe and they are eagerly waiting for this drama.
ASTRO’s Cha EunWoo has the lead role. He will be back to the small screen with another webtoon adaptation. He previously acted in the hit “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” which was also a webtoon adaptation. Cha EunWoo has earned popularity with his idol and acting activities. His latest drama was “Rookie Historian Goo HaeRyung”. Fans are waiting for his new acting project.
Moon GaYoung was cast as the lead female role. She previously acted in dramas such as “Tempted”, “Welcome to Waikiki 2” and “Find Me In Your Memory”. Many are looking forward to her chemistry with Cha EunWoo.
Model and rookie actor Hwang InYeop was cast as the second male lead. He previously acted in the web drama “WHY” and appeared in “Tale of Nokdu” and “18 Again”.
Park YooNa gained popularity with her acting in “My ID is Gangnam Beauty”, “SKY Castle”, “Hotel del Luna”. She has one lead role in “True Beauty”.
Director Kim SangHyub working on “True Beauty” previously worked on “Glamorous Temptation”, “The King in Love” and “Extraordinary You” and writer Lee SiEun worked on “Rude Miss YoungAe” and “Top Star U-Back”. SF9’s Chani, Lee JaeWook, Kim HyeYoon, and Lee TaeRi will make cameo appearances.
Kpopmap viewers previously selected BLACKPINK’s JiSoo, BTS’s Jin, and Kwon HyunBin (VIINI) as the most wanted cast for the adaptation through polls.
Title: True Beauty / Yeosingangrim / 여신강림
Director: Kim SangHyub
Writer: Lee SiEun based on the story of Yaongyi
Network: tvN
Runtime: From Dec. 9
Genre: Romantic comedy
Language: Korean
It tells the romantic comedy story of JuGyeong who has a complex about her appearance and who turns into a goddess thanks to makeup and of SuHo who keeps hidden scars. The two met and by sharing their secrets they grow and restore their self-esteem.
Moon GaYoung as Lim JuGyeong
JuGyeong is a second-year high school student who just transferred. She is the most beautiful woman in the universe and a popular goddess, but that is only through makeup. There is a huge difference before and after makeup.
She wonders how she can be this unlucky. Her mom is not pretty but she is smart, her dad is not smart but he is even more handsome than Tom Cruise. Her older sister and younger siblings only got the good sides of her parents: they have good looks and are smart. However, on her side, she only got the bad sides.
Nevertheless, she is positive and bright.
ASTRO’s Cha EunWoo as Lee SuHo
SuHo is a very handsome and perfect high school student. He receives the attention of everyone but is interested in no one. Even if he looks cold on the outside, he is actually kind-hearted and gets shy easily.
His father is a top star who was always busy and his mother passed away after she suffered from cancer for a long time. SuHo was always alone but he finally opened his heart to his friend SeYeon. His world became even colder after SeYeon passed away 1 year ago.
Hwang InYeop as Han SeoJun
SeoJun has attractive good looks and a model-like physical. Because he trained for a long time to be an idol, sometimes he lacks common sense.
Because of his rebellious vibes, there are rumors about him being related to gangsters. But this is actually wrong. He is a warm son and sweet older brother who takes care of his sick mother and little sister.
SeoJun used to be friends with SuHo but because he thinks he is responsible for the death of their friend SeYeon, they are now enemies. He was tangled with JuGyeong by some bad events but in the end, he fell in love with her.
Park YooNa as Kang SuJin
SuJin is the original no-makeup goddess of Saebom High School who does not need makeup, app filters, or photoshop. She is beautiful and is confident.
She studies well and is from a wealthy family. SuJin seems perfect from the outside, but she is actually having a hard time because of her oppressive family. She is always pretending to be fine. She became closer to JuGyeong through SuA.
Kang MinAh as SuA
SuA was the best friend of SuJin but after JuGyeong transferred to the school, she became closer to her.
She is very friendly and talks a lot. SuA is an ordinary high school girl, who relieves stress at the karaoke. She is a big fan of the group A-TEEN.

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