With It’s Okay to Not Be Okay already premiering in three days, the new tvN fantasy drama has decided to mesmerize fans once again by dropping last-minute stills of its lead stars Kim Soo-hyun and Seo Ye-ji.
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay tells the story of psychiatric ward health worker Moon Kang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun, The Producers) and famous children’s book author Go Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji, Lawless Lawyer). Destiny deems for the love cynic Kang-tae to cross paths with the anti-social and inexperienced Moon-young in hopes that they could help heal each other’s emotional wounds. In the process, however, they find themselves sparking a peculiar romance between them.
In the freshly released still cuts, Moon Kang-tae is initially shown to be contemplating alone, but interesting scenes start to unfold when the alluring Go Moon-young joins him in the frame. Moon-young grabs Kang-tae by the nape and pulls him close to her. He gives her an intense stare but Moon-young does not back down and looks back at him with equal fervor.
The last snaps unveil an intriguing sight as Moon-young now has her back turned on Kang-tae, with her arms crossed over her chest and her hands placed on her shoulders. She emotively closes her eyes as Kang-tae’s hands rest upon her own. Is he punishing her for her daring move, or is he reacting to it with an affectionate embrace? The intimate gesture takes the form of a butterfly, a mystically recurring symbol in the past teasers for the drama.
Directed by Park Shin-woo of Encounter (2018–2019), It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’s odd tale will air on tvN every Saturday and Sunday at 9 p.m. KST beginning June 20 while viewers from around the globe may catch it via Netflix.
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