“Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” is one of the hottest newly premiered kdramas, it boasts a star-studded cast that has amazing chemistry.
Today, we’re here to share some interesting facts about “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” cast that will likely surprise you.
Related: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha episode 1 and 2 review
Shin Min Ah actively helped her longtime boyfriend Kim Woo Bin through his chemotherapy
Shin Min Ah and Kim Woo Bin are known for being one of the most beloved kdrama couples, the couple has been publicly dating for a while now.
When Kim Woo Bin was diagnosed with nasopharynx cancer, Shin Min Ah revealed that she was attending and taking care of him, in a statement, she said,
“I am trying my best to help with his treatment the best I can.”
It was revealed that the actress would try her best to help out and attend chemotherapy sessions with the actor whenever she had no schedule.
Sometimes the actor was seen with his mom and sister and sometimes with Shin Min Ah. Eyewitnesses revealed that he saw them together in and out of a hospital.
Kim Seon Ho had a Traumatic Experience As A Child With A Robber
Kim Seon Ho has been open about his past and he once shared a story about why he became so shy he couldn’t even read a book out loud in front of his class.
He revealed that when he was young, a bulger came into their house, only his mother was with him at the time. He revealed that he hid under the bed while his mother was stabbed with a knife by the robber. She got dragged as she bled and tried to run away from the thief.
Kim Seon Ho’s traumatic experience as a child affected his ability to communicate with people normally for a while. He became so anxious whenever someone would stand behind him.
Luckily for Kim Seon Ho, he was able to overcome it studying plays. He was able to start acting and overcame his trauma.
Shin Min Ah And Kim Woo Bin might be Joining The Same Drama
Shin Min Ah And Kim Woo Bin have been offered roles in the same drama.
Earlier this year, it was reported that Lee Byung Hun, Cha Seung Won, Kim Woo Bin, Shin Min Ah, Han Ji Min, and Lee Jung Eun will be starring in writer No Hee Kyung’s upcoming drama “Our Blues” (literal title).
Screenwriter No Hee Kyung is considered one of the most respected in the industry, news of the casting has been spreading fast. Its been reported that the drama is planning on casting many A-list actors.
Fans couldn’t help but notice that Shin Min Ah And Kim Woo Bin were both offered roles in the same drama. However, even if they accept the roles, they will not be starring as a couple in the drama but will be paired with other actors.
Kim Woo Bin and Shin Min Ah’s agency AM Entertainment responded to the reports stating that the actors are looking over the offers.
Kim Sung Cheol And Lee Sang Yi are known for being close friends
Two of the most talked-about rising actors happen to be close friends.
Kim Sung Cheol and Lee Sang Yi are known for being longtime best friends. They previously participated in a joint photoshoot with Elle magazine where they talked about how close they are in real life.
The two actors first met as college classmates and have been friends for a long time. In the interview, they talked about cheering each other.
Coincidentally, both actors will be appearing as producing directors (Pds) in their newest projects. Lee Sang Yi is playing a PD in “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” while Kim Sung Cheol will be starring as a documentary PD in “Us That Year” alongside Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi.
Shin Min Ah And Kim Seon Ho Have been already dubbed the ‘dimple couple’
When the news came out about Shin Min Ah and Kim Seon Ho starring in the same drama, people went wild. Many thought they’d suit each other perfectly and since they both have dimples, some fans began calling them the ‘dimple couple.’
Kim Seon Ho and Shin Min Ah are aware of the name they have already gained, Kim Seon Ho said in the drama’s press conference that it became a source of strength for him when people said they looked good together.
Lee Sang Yi has already made his debut as a singer
Recently, Lee Sang Yi debuted as a singer as part of MSG Wannabe (JSDK) which consists of Kim Jung Min, Lee Dong Hwi, Lee Sang Yi, and Simon Dominic.
This was able to happen due to the hit variety show “How Do You Play?” which pairs two units against each other to release music. His debut was a success and his group song swept music charts in South Korea.
Lee Sang Yi had opened up about his experience and said it was lots of fun.
Fans also loved how he was able to tackle a different genre and try out being a singer.
Why Kim Seon Ho’s Fancafe Issued an Official Apology to Suzy And Nam Joo Hyuk
Kim Seon Ho became a sensation after starring in “Start-Up” opposite Suzy And Nam Joo Hyuk, he gained so much love and attention from new fans who thought his character suited Suzy’s character a lot more. This led to one his fancafes making headlines after comments on its posts attacked Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk, making fun of them and talking about Kim Seon Ho stole the show, there were some critical comments but also other rude disrespectful comments as well.
Due to that, Kim Seon Ho’s Fancafe moderators released an apology stating that they would take full responsibility for it and apologized for causing pain. The posts and comments related to the hate were deleted and any user who doesn’t follow the rules was banned as a result.
Shin Min Ah was revealed to have Helped 114 Burn Patients Through Her Annual Donations
Shin Min Ah is known for her kind personality and often makes headlines for her generous donations.
Recently, it was revealed that Shin Min Ah has been making yearly donations of 100 million won (approximately $91,400) since 2015 to the Hallym Burn Foundation. The reason behind why she chose to help this particular foundation was because she found out they receive less attention from society than other groups of people in need.
Due to her generous donations, she helped a total of 114 patients, in some cases, she also paid the medical expenses for children overseas in countries such as Mongolia and Cambodia to receive help in Korea
Not only that, but it was also revealed that she visited the patients to offer support for them and their families.
Kim Seon Ho’s Agency ‘Banned’ Him From Wearing Jewelry for this hilarious reason
Kim Seon Ho went on V Live to talk to fans, during the broadcast, Kim Seon Ho made a cute and hilarious remark, he complained cutely saying,
“I like wearing them, but Salt [his agency name] banned me.. hehehe.. [glances at staff out of frame]. Just kidding, I do wear them. I like jewelry but the people around me tell me that it doesn’t look good on me… so I don’t wear them..
Actually, I wore a necklace today, here it is.. but they took it away saying it was too sparkly…”
“Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” is a remake of the 2004 film “Mr. Hong”
“Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” is actually based on a 2004 Korean movie titled “Mr. Hong.” The movie stars the late actor Kim Joo Hyeok and the famous singer Uhm Jung Hwa.
Despite the movie not making much buzz at the time of its release, many netizens praised the movie for its heartwarming story.
Did any of these facts surprise you? Are you currently watching “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha”?
Definitely not, its a delightful story and i am such a fan. I am 77 and from Australia i mainly watch KDramas on Netflix, they are really wonderful. Guess i am a romantic at heart. Big big fan of Kim Seon Ho, wish i was 40 years younger and Korean♥️