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Baek Ji-won to Star in "How to Buy a Friend" as Oh Jeong-hee

2020/03/05 Source

Actress Baek Ji-won is starring in the KBS 2TV drama "How to Buy a Friend".

Based on an original webtoon of the same name, "How to Buy a Friend" is about an ordinary high school student named Chan-hong (Lee Shin-young), whose poem unexpectedly gets him into a 'friendship contract' with the legendary teenage fighter Don-hyeok (Shin Seung-ho). The original webtoon received 9.9 in reviews and hit over 16 million views.

Baek Ji-won stars as Chan-hong's mother, Oh Jeong-hee. She's a sturdy axel of the drama who provides comfort amidst wandering youths like Lee Shin-young and Shin Seung-ho.

Baek Ji-won is on a roll with drama appearances in "Encounter", "The Fiery Priest", "Be Melodramatic", "Miss Lee", "Drama Special - Understanding Dance" and an exemplary special appearance in "Tell Me What You Saw". She's soon coming back with "Once Again" and now "How to Buy a Friend".

Prior to the release of "How to Buy a Friend", Baek Ji-won returns with "Once Again", a new KBS 2TV weekend drama. She plays Jang Ok-boon's (Cha Hwa-yeon) sister, Jang Ok-ja.

Meanwhile, "How to Buy a Friend" is set for release on the 6th of April.


"How to Buy a Friend" is directed by Yoo Yeong-eun-I, written by Kim Joo-man-I, and features Lee Shin-young, Shin Seung-ho, Kim Sohye, Min Dohee, Jo Yi-hyun, Oh Hee-joon. Broadcasting information in Korea: 2020/04/06~Upcoming, Mon, Tue 22:00 on KBS.

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