Latest Roommate update for season 2: Original cast members Lee Dong-wook, Park Min-woo, Seo Kang-joon, Jo Se-ho, and Nana will stay. Sunny (SNSD), Park Joon Hyung (g.o.d.), Jackson (GOT7), actor Otani Ryohei, comedian Lee Gook Joo, and actress Bae Jong Ok will join the cast for season 2.
I’m interested in the new dynamics – I am a fan of Park Joon Hyung ever since his cameo in Fated To Love You, which was a wildly random comeback. As a first generation idol with charisma, you’ve got to love that he lives with his mom in LA because her food is delicious and surfing is full time play. Park Joon Hyung is cool and the closest to Mama Shin, but I am pretty sure he won’t be in the kitchen with Dinah strumming on the ol’ banjo.
Loose cannon Jackson is definitely going to give flower boys Min-woo and Kang-joon a run for the money. He is an air time master and has plenty of raw charm, so look out. Nana’s colors have made a positive impression on Roommate, she certainly holds her own. Sunny, and Nana together, hmm, sounds like refreshing girl group cheer in the house. Japanese actor Otani Ryohei is everywhere these days. I like him in the mix along with a few others I am not as familiar with.
The most important question: will Cucumber the Beagle stay? The new puppy has taken a real liking to Dong-wook, whose veterinarian brother-in-law gave Cucumber a check-up. It was sad to say good-bye to Mama Shin, Chanyeol, Soo Hyun, and Ga-yeon at the end of season 1. Let’s see if the new cast, a format shift, and a new name- It’s Okay Roommate-can keep this show going. I’m up for it. Let’s go!