Hot Date Spots in Seoul Lee Seung Gi and Moon Chae Won Visited for ′Today′s Love′
The date locations of Lee Seung Gi and Moon Chae Won in the movie Today′s Love have been revealed.
As much as the movie is about ′some,′ the current dating trend between young people as of late, Today′s Love was filmed in popular places that the young crowd frequently visit, such as Hongdae, Kyungnidan-gil, Itaewon and Garosu-gil.
The movie′s director, Park Jin Pyo stated, "A movie usually uses sets for about 20 to 25 percent of the filming, but this movie was filmed 100 percent in different locations."
"In the case audience members wish to visit the places that Jun Su and Hyun Woo went to in the movie, we chose places that exist in both the movie and in reality so that moviegoers can actually visit these places and create new memories," said Park Jin Pyo, revealing why he didn′t use sets for the movie. Just as Park Jin Pyo said, the hot places in the movie will leave a lasting effect on the people who watch the film.
1. Seogyo-dong Cafe Street
Located between Hapjeong Station (Line 2 and 6) and Sangsu Station (Line 6), the Seogyo-dong Cafe Street is a place where Jun Su (Lee Seung Gi) and Hyun Woo (Moon Chae Won) enjoyed going to. In this place where you can take a walk, shop, and drink coffee, Jun Su and Hyun Woo comfortably wandered around, eating and drinking and candidly talked about their relationships with the opposite sex. As if it was representing the two characters′ relatioship, Seogyo-dong Cafe Street is comfortable and full of energy.
2. Gentle Monster Show Room
A place where you can spectate an artist′s exhibition as well as enjoy a date at the same time, the Gentle Monster Show Room is where Jun Su, Hyun Woo and Jun Su′s military superior, Hyo Bong (Jung Joon Young) meet for the first time. At this place, Hyo Bong, upon meeting Hyun Woo for the first, actively hits on her, creating a strange nervousness in Jun Su and Hyun Woo′s relationship.
3. Hongdae Mural Street
Full of freedom and romance, the Hongdae Mural Street is where Jun Su′s feeling towards Hyun Woo are most visible. It′s the place where his heart flutters when Hyun Woo pushes him against the wall and also where he becomes upset when he piggy backs her home, as she drunkenly cries that she wants to see another man. The stories behind the Hongdae Mural Street, where Jun Su′s feelings go topsy turvy as Hyun Woo continues her fickle ways, adds more curiosity to the movie.
4. Kyungnidan-gil Grand Bleu
A must for couples, Grand Blue, a restaurant located in Kyungnidan-gil is where Jun Su, Hyun Woo, and Hyo Bong eat dinner together. After watching Hyo Bong hit on Hyun Woo, who doesn′t seem to mind, Jun Su quietly leaves the scene. This place, where their odd love triangle becomes revealed, carries a cozy and sweet restaurant atmosphere, making the strained relationship between the three hit its climax.
5. Hannam Bowling Center
Chosen as the place for dating rookies, the Hannam-dong Bowling Center unfolds the beginning of Hyun Woo and Hyo Bong′s blossoming relationship. The two become close as they teach and learn how to bowl, as Jun Su secretly watches them from afar. Revealing the situation of the love triangle, this scene will raise curiosity to what will happen to these three people in the movie.
After revealing the different places where the movie was filmed, Today′s Love has been gathering more anticipation for its premiere, which will take place on January 15.
Photo Credit: CJ Entertainment
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