[HanCinema's News] Principal Cast Confirmed for "May I Help You?"
By William Schwartz | Published on
The upcoming MBC drama "May I Help You?" has confirmed its core cast. As expected, Lee Hyeri will play the lead role of Baek Dong-joo, a funeral director, while Lee Jun-young will play Butler Kim, who assists the living. The two of them together run a company assisting with errands. Director Shim Soo-yeon of "Welcome 2 Life" and screenwriter Lee Seon-hye of "Answer Me 1994" had already been confirmed as principal crew
New cast include Song Duk-ho as Seo Hae-an, a constable working with the lead characters. He had last appeared in "Link: Eat, Love, Kill" also in the role of a police officer, and has been described as having a delightful screen presence. Han Dong-hee will appear as Tak Cheong-ha, an ex-girlfriend of Butler Kim who works in emergency medicine. This is the first major role for Han Dong-hee, who had previously appeared in "The One and Only" as the mother of the lead character.
Han Dong-hee's name has also shown up in association with the wavve film "Gentleman" which is still unreleased. Tae In-ho is another confirmed cast member for "May I Help You?" and he will play the role of Im Il-seob, a cleaner at the funeral parlor run by the lead character. The main motivation of Im Il-seob has been deescribed as providing the perfect experience for grieving family. Tae In-ho last appeared in "Kiss Sixth Sense" as a close friend of the lead character.
Lee Kyu-han will play the youngest maternal uncle of Butler Kim, his first role since his appearance as a lawyer in "Again My Life" earlier this year. The name of this character is Vincent, and he becomes the concierge of the "May I Help You?" company following fifteen years of failed attempts to pass public service exams. Oh Dae-hwan will play Michael, a local priest who is the female lead's uncle. "May I Help You?" will premiere on MBC in October.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea from 2011 to 2021. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Hangzhou, where he studies Chinese film. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com, and is open to requests for content in future articles.