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Yoon Eun-Hye K-Drama comeback: The ‘Coffee Prince’ returns to Korean small screen in Fluttering Love

Yoon Eun-hye posing for Hancinema
Yoon Eun-hye Pic Credit: Hancinema

Yoon Eun-hye, the popular Hallyu star known for her roles in numerous K-dramas and K-movies, will be making a return to the Korean small screen this year in Fluttering Love. It has been five years since the “Coffee Prince” has starred in a K-drama.

News of Yoon Eun-hye making her return to K-dramas were first reported earlier this year. Back then, Korean news outlet OSEN reported that the “Coffee Prince” (as that is Eun-hye’s breakout role in the K-drama of the same name) was in talks to lead a K-drama remake of popular web novel Fluttering Love.

The following month on May 17, J Army Entertainment — the entertainment agency Eun-hye is signed to — confirmed her involvement in the upcoming K-drama.

Fluttering Love BTS
MBN released behind-the-scenes shots of the cast and crew of Fluttering Love, their upcoming K-drama set to air at the end of October this year. Pic Credit: Maeil Broadcasting Network (MBN)

Right now, there is a lot of news and K-drama community chatter pertaining to Yoon Eun-hye as well as Fluttering Love simply because the Maeil Broadcasting Network (MBN) recently announced the K-drama will be airing by the end of this month after Devilish Joy wraps up.

Opposite Eun-hye will be Chun Jung-myung, another Hallyu star who hasn’t acted in a while. It is not as long a hiatus as Eun-hye but Jung-myung’s last K-drama was two years ago in Master: God of Noodles. Veteran actress Han Go-eun and newcomer Joo Woo-jae will fill in the roles of second leads.

What is Fluttering Love about?

Fluttering Love– also known by numerous other titles depending on region including Love Alert, Love Watch, Thunderstorm Watch, Heart Flutter Watch, Fluttering Warning, and Fluttering Alert — is a romantic comedy about a Yoon Yoo-jung (Yoon Eun-hye) a top actress and Cha Woo-hyun (Chun Jung-myung) a famous dermatologist.

The two form a professional relationship via contract to counter a  scandal they so happen to both be in. The catch: they have to act like they are in love.

Fluttering Love premiers on Wednesday, October 31 at 11 p.m. KST on MBN. Afterward, subsequent episodes will air twice a week on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the same time. There is no information on how many episodes the series will be.

In the United States, Fluttering Love will be known by its other title, Love Alert, and is expected to be available on Rakuten Viki.

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