The sequel to the award-winning 2006 South Korean comedy, “200 Pounds Beauty” has reportedly chosen an unidentified popular singer, L to replace Kim Ah Joong as the leading lady as the latter has rejected the offer.
According to the production company for “200 Pounds Beauty” sequel in an interview, “The storytalks about Kang Han Na whose weight rebounds after plastic surgery and becomes overweight again. But still she manages to rely on her expectional vocals to realise her dreams as a singer (talk about originality). Kim Ah Joong has decided not to reprise her role (yeah, why do the same thing again) and it’s understood that the role would go to a popular female singer. But because the details are yet to be finalised, we can’t reveal her name.”
Kim Ah Joong relied on special makeup to make herself look overweight in the original film. But it’s understood that the main actress would be require to put on real weight for the sequel and if that singer agrees to that condition, it would become a big news in the industry.