Kudos to Shin Hye Sun for rising to leading lady roles after playing many cute/funny/annoying supporting roles for some years. I first noticed her in School 2013, then High School King Of Savvy, Oh My Ghost and She Was Pretty. It was her last drama My Golden Life (a weekender) that catapulted her to another level of popularity with huge success, where she was the main lead. And now she is starring in a weekday show on SBS titled Thirty But Seventeen. I think 23 July is that day when it seems like everything under the sun is premiering. KBS has daily Love To The End, JTBC has Life, MBC is coming up with Risky Romance and now Thirty But Seventeen is starting on SBS.
The premise sounds interesting. Shin Hye Sun stars as a woman who went into a coma when she was 17 years old and she wakes up after 13 years. Now her brain still functions like a 17 year old but she is 30 years old. It is a funny plot but I hope they don’t make her too childish because there is a difference between an immature 17 year old and a kid. Yang Se Jong (Temperature of Love , Duel) plays a man who faced a trauma a long time back and thus has cut off himself from forming any relationships. Ahn Hyo Seop (Father Is Strange) stars as a 19 year high schooler who is also captain of his school rowing team. He will act like a guardian to our two leads. That’s adorable. The poster actually reminds me very mildly of 2011 drama Padam Padam… The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats that starred Jung Woo Sung, Han Ji Min and Kim Bum.
Thirty But Seventeen follows Wok Of Love (aka Greasy Melo) and starts today.