On day 3 of the BCCW, CJ ENM announces the worldwide success of the new series Yumi’s Cells.
CJ ENM once again proved its global competency in drama with Yumi’s Cells premiering in more than 160 countries overseas. The show, based on a popular Korean webtoon, is already drawing huge attention. The series is directed by Lee Sang-yeob of My Holo Love and Familiar Wife, and written by Song Jae-jung of Memories of the Alhambra.
Yumi’s Cells follows an ordinary living girl named Yumi, an accountant in a noodle company. Her life is monotonous, with the occasional boyfriends who come and go. Her first boyfriend Woong, was a game developer who she dated for over a year. Her passion lies, in fact, in writing love stories. With the support of her next boyfriend, Bobby, she finally is able to get one story published. Yumi has a very packed ‘Cell Town.’ Her primary cell is her ‘Love Cell’ while other cells include: the ‘Emotion‘ Cell’, ‘Rational Cell’, ‘Hunger Cell’, ‘Writer Cell’, ‘Detective Cell’, ‘Confidence Cell’, ‘Washing Cell’, ‘Suspicion Cell’, ‘Anxiety Cell’ and many more.
Kim Go-eun of ‘Guardian: The Lonely and Great God’ and ‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ has been cast to act as Yumi, and Ahn Bo-hyun of ‘Itaewon Class’ as her first boyfriend Woong.