“Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” ends its successful run with the highest viewership ratings on it’s final episode! Scoring an average nationwide rating of 12.7 percent, this score marks a new personal record for the drama. The finale brings closure to each of our favorite characters in Gongjin as we see the community come together for life altering events. The main cast, Shin Min Ah, Kim Seon Ho and Lee Sang Yi expressed their gratitude through their personal thank you messages.
“I have nothing but gratitude for the love you all have given to ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.’ I had so much fun filming for the past five months that rather than it being bittersweet, I’m pretty sad. The love that the viewers gave to the drama is what helped all the actors and staff gain the energy to film. Thank you for showing love to both the ‘Shik-Hye’ couple and also the ‘Gongjins.’ I’d like to extend my thanks to director Yoo Je Won, writer Shin Ha Eun, and all the actors and staff who worked hard on the drama. The time I spent as Yoon Hye Jin will remain as a very happy time to me, and I hope that the drama will remain in everyone’s memories as one that gave them a warm vacation.” says Shin Min Ah who plays the town’s dentist, Yoon Hye Jin.
Kim Seon Ho who plays the male lead, Hong Du Shik, shares, “Thank you so much for loving ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.’ Every day felt like a dream, and I was very touched. I have many memories of the filming being therapeutic for both the actors and all the staff. I hope that the viewers found the drama therapeutic as well. Thank you once again for showing your love for ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.”
Actor Lee Sang Yi who plays Director Ji Sung Hyun says, “I was grateful to spend time with warm people in the warm village of Gongjin. I want to take this time to tell the director Yoo Je Won, who is responsible for letting me live as Ji Sung Hyun, writer Shin Ha Eun, and all the staff that they’ve worked hard. Also, I was so happy to work with Shin Min Ah, Kim Seon Ho, and all the actors who were a part of Gongjin. Above all else, I want to thank the viewers for all the love they sent. Please always stay in good health.”
As a remake of the film, “Mr. Hong,” “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” was turned into a healing romance drama starring Shin Min Ah as Yoong Hye Jin, a dentist who moves from Seoul to the seaside village of Gongjin and Kim Seon Ho as Hong Du Shik, an odd-job expert who helps everyone around the town. Lee Sang Yi plays Ji Sung Hyun, a famous variety show director who knows Yoon Hye Jin from college. The full series of “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” is now available to watch on Netflix!