‘Woori the Virgin’: Sung Hoon struggles to find true love in new teaser

The romantic-comedy is set to premiere early next month

SBS has released a new teaser for upcoming satirical romantic-comedy K-drama, Woori The Virgin.

The latest teaser sees wealthy CEO Raphael (Sung Hoon) divorcing his wife, Lee Ma-ri, and expressing his desire to eventually find true love. “I think there’s a kind of love that’s connected by a string of fate,” his says in a voiceover, as shares a kiss with aspiring screenwriter Oh Woo-ri (My ID is Gangnam Beauty’s Im Soo-hyang).

The teaser ends with Woo-ri collapsing in the middle of a gathering, and later waking up to a doctor who announces her pregnancy. Woo-ri, her mother Oh Eun-ran (Revolutionary Sisters’ Hong Eun-hee) and her boyfriend Lee Kang-jae (Dr. Romantic 2’s Shin Dong-wook) respond to the news with nervous laughter, while Raphael looks at the group in confusion.

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Woori The Virgin is the South Korean remake of American romantic-comedy series Jane the Virgin, which itself was based on a Venezuelan telenovela.

The series revolves around Oh Woo-ri, a young woman strictly saving herself for marriage who falls pregnant with the child of wealthy playboy Raphael after an accident during a medical examination at the OBGYN. Woo-ri’s situation is further complicated when her boyfriend, Lee Kang-jae proposes to her soon after she discovers her pregnancy.

The series premieres on May 9 at 10pm KST, and will air every Monday and Tuesday for a total of 14 episodes.

In other news, South Korean TV network JTBC is set to rebrand its production wing and increase investment in it to create more content.

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Earlier this week, the network had shared that its group of 15 production companies have now been renamed to Studio Lululala (SLL). The word “lululala” is said to be used to express joy in Korea, per Variety.

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