You Need to Read This Before Watching “Hotel Del Luna”

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KMazing – Although there isn’t a single drama that hit the peak of fame such as “Goblin”, it is safe to say that Korean drama lovers are – in a good way – got very spoiled by TvN. The cable TV company keeps on presenting various stories with fantastic grooves plus a huge production budget.

This time, TvN is preparing their best to air a new drama which is predicted to be a hit, called “Hotel Del Luna”. The drama starring IU and Yeo Jin Goo has even been heavily discussed even before the broadcast begins. And for those curious head out there, here are some information related to the drama will air on July 13, 2019.

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Cast

Hotel Del Luna is a TvN drama that is once again collaborating with IU after previously starring in “My Ahjussi”. In addition to successfully cast IU and Yeo Jin Goo as the lead casts, Hotel Del Luna also cast other well-known names such as Jung Dong Hwan, Bae Hae Sun, Shin Jung Geun, P.O of Block B and Mina of Gugudan. There are also Seo Yi Sook, Jo Hyun Chul, and other famous names. Well, surely you can’t wait for this one drama to air.

In this fantasy drama drama, IU will play Jang Man Wol. She is the CEO of Hotel Del Luna who is very charming with complete beauty. Unfortunately, it is told that Jang Man Wol is also a CEO who is picky, fierce, moody, and greedy. She can change her moods at any time. That’s why, you can see the different feels of IU’s aura in the teaser.

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It is said that this character is really different from all the character that was previously taken by IU especially after her last drama where she acted as a girl who had to struggle in a life full of sadness. On Hotel Del Luna, IU will be acting as a rich girl with an arbitrary attitude. Of course, the quality of acting from the famous singer can’t be doubted.

Meanwhile, Yeo Jin Goo will act as Goo Chan Sung. He is the youngest assistant manager who works in a multinational hotel. But an incident made him end up being a manager at Hotel Del Luna. Here you will see how the curiosity and fear of Yeo Jin Goo will clash when he sees mysterious guests who come to the hotel.

Unlike IU which last show her action in dramas in 2018, Yeo Jin Goo has already starred in the drama for the third time this year. After playing his part in “The Crowned Clown” which go all the hype and praised, Yeo Jin Goo is also taking part in the “My Absolute Girlfriend”. Next, he will showcase his acting skill through “Hotel Del Luna”. Well, what do you think? Are you tired of seeing the various roles of Yeo Jin Goo or get much more curious about what will he offer under this new role?

Drama Synopsis and Inter-Figure Conflict

The drama, which is scheduled to replacing the Arthdal ​​Chronicles broadcast slot which ends on July 7, is one to wait. In addition, TvN chose the right timing to air “Hotel Del Luna” because they placed this fantasy drama among other fantasy dramas, namely Arthdal ​​Chronicles parts 1 and 2 and Arthdal ​​Chronicles part 3 which will replace it in September.

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The drama, which airs on Saturday and Sunday slots, tells the story of the existence of a mysterious hotel hidden in the middle of the modern and bustling city of Seoul. Ordinary humans will see this hotel building like an old building that is not maintained, dull, and dirty. But the ghosts aka the spirits will be able to see how beautiful, majestic, and glamorous the hotel interior is run by Jang Man Wol. The girl can’t go anywhere, She was sentenced to guard the Hotel Del Luna due to past mistakes that she was actually not aware of.

Meanwhile, one day suddenly Goo Chan Sung came and worked there. His ability and perfectionist attitude made him recognized as the youngest hotel manager, but destiny takes him to meet Jang Man Wol. Although he was very afraid of his boss, Goo Chan Sung would later look for the truth behind the mystery of the Hotel Del Luna. Imagine how surprised he would be when he found out that the hotel was not for humans, but ghosts. Wooo creepy!

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Three Facts You Need to Know Before Watching Hotel de Luna

Of course, it’s not gonna be the complete guide without telling the hidden facts behind the latest tvN drama. Here they are!

Script Written by Hong Sister
For K-drama lovers, Hong Sister’s is no stranger. The story always becomes the hits that it’s kinda useless to doubt it now. For those who don’t quite know Hong Sister, they are sisters who work as screenwriters with unique and interesting story concepts.

If you’ve seen a drama called “My Sassy Girl Chunhyang” (2005), “My Girl” (2005), or “You’re Beautiful” (2009), then you should know that the drama was written by them. For those of you who are quite new to K-Drama, you can watch the writing style of Hong Sister in the drama “My Girlfriend is a Gumiho” (2010), starring Lee Seung Gi and Shin Min Ah, “The Greatest Love” (2011) starring Cha Seung Won and Gong Hyo Jin, or “Big” (2012) starring Gong Yoo and Lee Min Jung. While you could also see the way the story flows from other fantasy-themed dramas, namely “The Master’s Sun” (2013) starring So Ji Sub and Gong Hyo Jin or “A Korean Odyssey” (2017) which once again stars Lee Seung Gi and Cha Seung Won. Now, the famous Hong Sister is once again showing their unique writing style through the “Hotel Del Luna”.

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Directed by famous director Oh Choong Hwan
If you have seen the drama “My Love from the Star” starring Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun or “While You Were Sleeping”, then you will definitely how the direction that makes such drama becomes famous. The man behind the dramas is Oh Choong Hwan who will also take control in directing “Hotel del Luna”.

Premise of a Preliminary Story for Master’s Sun Drama
Soompi reported that Hong Sister claims that the story of the drama Hotel Del Luna was actually the script that will be used for the “Master’s Sun” drama. But for some reason, the “Master’s Sun” then worked on a different story and after all this time, Hong Sister was able to pour all the great idea for Hotel Del Luna.

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