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[20150510] Yoo Yeon Seok Wants Son Ho Joon and Baro to Cameo in “Warm and Cozy”

Actor Yoo Yeon Seok expressed his desire for his friends Son Ho Joon and B1A4‘s Baro to make cameo appearances in his upcoming drama, “Warm and Cozy.”

For their latest broadcast, the entertainment news show “Section TV interviewed Yoo Yeon Seok and his leading lady Kang Sora to talk about their upcoming drama.

During the interview, the interviewer asked them, “I heard that actor So Ji Sub will be making a cameo on the drama. Is there anyone else you’d like to cameo on the drama?”

To the question, Yoo Yeok Seok answered, “I want Son Ho Joon to be on the show. If Son Ho Joon comes to the show, we’ll have three meals a day on Jeju Island. I also want ‘Angry Mom‘s’ Baro to make an appearance.” He then jokingly added, “They’ve now been verbally confirmed to appear on the drama.”

To Yoo Yeon Seok’s answer, Kang Sora further commented, “It’d be nice to have both of them on the drama.”

Previously, Yoo Yeon Seok, Son Ho Joon, and Baro starred in the hit drama “Reply 1994” together. They also starred in tvN‘s travel variety show “Youth over Flowers” together.

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News courtesy of Soompi, lifted from original source link HERE


[20150510] Yoo Yeon Seok, The February 1990’s Actresses Killer

Earlier today, Yoo Yeon Seok official facebook page announced to the world (literally) that Yoo Yeon Seok will appear in MBC Section TV with fellow Warm and Cozy cast members. The announcement hinted that viewers would be surprised by the revelations made by the cast members.

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So what are these “surprises” that were revelead by the cast? Let’s list them down one by one:

1. Yoo Yeon Seok is officially the “February 1990’s Actresses Killer” 

The MC revealed that a good number of Yoo Yeon Seok’s female co-stars surprisingly were born on February 1990. In total, 5 actresses who had worked with him share the same month and year of birth. They are Baek Jin Hee (18/19 Hoya), Go Ara (Reply 1994), Park Bo Young (Werewolf Boy), Park Shin Hye (Royal Tailor), and Kang Sora (Warm and Cozy). Apparently he didn’t realize this similarity and looked very puzzled. When he realized it, he finally got why Kang Sora called him “February 1990’s Actresses Killer” earlier.

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2. The end of “one-sided love character”

Or shall we say, the end of chilbongie era? Thanks to Chilbongie, Yoo Yeon Seok is well known for the one-sided love character. But do you know that this typical ill-fated roles that he played goes way back in the past? Literally every single character he ever portrayed, with the exception from “Born To Sing” and perhaps to some degree “Whistle Blower”, suffers from either one-sided love or other love misery. Baek Geun Woo marks the end of that era.

Yoo Yeon Seok: I am a specialist in one-sided love characters. Now I am the man who gets love.
Kang Sora: Yes, I like him first


3. Yoo Yeon Seok is forever Mama Yeon Seok 

Youth Over Flowers dubbed him as Mama Yeon Seok because he is one thoughtful guy who acts not only as friend, but also as mother duck. He woke up the earliest, cooked breakfast, made coffee, persuaded Ho Jun to eat, bought fruit and cut it for the kiddos, and so on. We can go on forever so let’s just stop there. It appears that Mama Yeon Seok is just being the thoughtful guy he is on the set of Warm and Cozy as well. 

Kang Sora praised his knife skills
Kim Sung Oh: He cleaned up after the drinking session
Lee Seung Jae: He is a thoughtful guy
Yoo Yeon Seok: Hyung, I love you (while giving little heart sign)

If you want to watch the interview, check the cut video released by MBC below

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Transcription by YeoNiverse
Photo credited to Yoo Yeon Seok official facebook page
Video credited to MBC

[20150508] Stories from Warm and Cozy Press Conference

This is the longest week leading up to the debut of Warm and Cozy, but at least we had the press con today to tide us over till Wednesday, 13th May.

The press con was held at 2pm KST at MBC, and after the MC made a brief introduction to the upcoming drama Warm and Cozy, the main supporting cast came on stage one by one. We have B1A4’s Jinyoung coming up first, followed by Lee Han Wie, and then Kim Hee Jung. Lee and Kim share the stage for some photo shoots, as Lee’s character will have an unrequited love for Kim’s character in the drama.

Lee Sung Jae then comes on stage, and takes some photos together with Kim Hee Jung. Kim Sung Oh is up next, and MC mentioned that he had hurt his foot rather badly recently. Kang Sora appears next, and Yoo Yeon Seok joins her on stage for some couple photo shoots. They actually color- coordinated their outfits!

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Yoo Yeon Seok is then joined by Seo Yi An, who looks cute in a white kinda puffy dress. All the actors and actresses then come back up on stage for a few group shots, before being joined by the PD-nim for some more group shots.

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The cast and PD-nim then returns to the audience seats, before a long teaser clip (which the MC calls it scene highlights) was shown. After the clip ended, the cast and PD-nim took the stage again, and Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora sat in the middle since, of course, they’re the leading cast.

It is then the Q&A session, where reporters field their questions. My understanding of Korean is still quite unrefined, so there’s only this much I can understand. There’s a question to Yoo Yeon Seok, about his character, and he said Baek Geun Woo grew up rich, and so he just does whatever he wants, but he is a warm and kind-hearted guy. Another question is something along the lines of comparing between the roles both Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora had played before, and their current role. Yoo Yeon Seok mentioned Chilbong and that Chilbong had received alot of love, so he wanted a role different from Chilbong. He wanted to shatter the image of Chilbong off him. When the script of Warm and Cozy came, he felt Geun Woo is pretty different from all the other roles he had played, so he decided to take on this role.

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Yoo Yeon Seok also mentioned about the difficulties having to act a donggap (same age) with Kang Sora in the drama, because in reality he’s a few years older than her. Kang Sora calls him oppa, and said that they often discuss how to act their roles, and they share a good oppa-dongseng (older brother – younger sister) and good friends relationship.

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Yoo Yeon Seok also mentioned Baro (aww, the bromance!), and he believes that Warm and Cozy will give people the warm fuzzy feelings, and he wants to do a production that will make people feel good, and the drama will be taking over the Angry Mom slot (which is why he mentioned Baro). Kang Sora adds on that she thinks viewers will want to visit Jeju after watching the drama.

The PD was asked about the casting choice, and he reveals that the crew decided to cast Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora because of their solid acting skills and experience.

A few other questions were fielded to the other actors/actresses on stage, and one particularly funny question was to Kim Hee Jung. She revealed that each time she meets Lee Sung Jae on set, her character dies (Gu Family Book, Suspicious Housekeeper). Hopefully this being the third time, she wouldn’t die? Especially since they’re supposed to have a loveline here.

Press con wrapped up at slightly past 3pm KST and MBC once again is giving away prizes by releasing behind the scene pictures of the press conference.

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Here’s to success for Warm and Cozy!

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Character Posters and Script Reading Video of Warm and Cozy Unveiled

More goodie goodies are coming from Warm and Cozy. After releasing four posters and second teaser, with some surprises in between, the show revealed the character poster and chart relation. It helps, if not confuse you, to explain how our main leads connect to the rest of the cast. Who’s who, in short.

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MBC is also very generous in releasing more tidbits of Warm and Cozy. At the same time, four videos were released: script reading, character explanations by Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora individually plus behind the scene of poster making.

From the videos, it appears that Yoo Yeon Seok is particularly close to Lee Seung Jae. Well, not surprising actually, both had worked together in Gu Family Book back in 2013. This production is the reunion for both actors.

Kang Sora also shows the warm relationship between the cast and crew as she posted on instagram a group photo of her and Yoo Yeon Seok with the crew. She addresses them all as her dear colleague.

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#WarmandCozy #colleagues #friends
These are the people who have helped me.. The poster shooting day.
I took a photo group for the first time. And also thanks to Actor Yoo who joined us gladly

Character Chart in English, credit to Banasubbers
English Translation by AgreeablyWarm Twitter