Win Metawin and Baifern are set to star in the Thai remake of the hit Korean webtoon My ID is Gangnam Beauty.
It can be recalled that Korean stars Cha Eun-woo and Im Soo-hyang headlined the K-Drama adaptation of the webtoon with the same name in 2018. The series tells the story of a college student who undergoes cosmetic surgery to avoid being ridiculed by her bullies but it backfires as her peers begin to mock her artificial beauty.
GMMTV released the teaser for the series on Tuesday, November 23, much to the excitement of the fans. The Thai version is called Beauty Newbie.
In the series, Win plays the role of Karin Sayapisit while Baifern portrays the role of Prima Paspimol. Joining Win and Baifern in the series are Great Sapol and Fah Yongwaree.
Following the release of the teaser, fans were quick to express their excitement online.
"This Pairing tho!🔥 Acting wise PERFECT! VISUAL-UNDENIABLE! CHEMISTRY-SUPERRRRRBBBB! WINBAIFERN TEAM UP IS A MAGICAL DREAM! EXCITED TO WATCH THIS NEXT YEAR!" one fan commented.
"I didn't expect this!! And the casting was amazing, the casts are SO GOOD AND PERFECT!!" another fan posted.
"I’ve watched the K-Drama and read the webtoon so I am definitely watching this one!! Win is perfect for the role," another fan said.
Beauty Newbie is part of the GMMTV's television projects for 2023. The series was announced during the "GMMTV 2023 Diversely Yours" global live streaming event alongside the other shows of the Thai network next year.
Aside from Newbie Beauty, Win will also star in the thriller series Enigma in 2023. The trailer of the series was also released by GMMTV on Tuesday, November 22.
Win made his acting debut in 2020 with the hit Boy Love series 2gether. He then starred in the film version of the series in 2021. Win then headlined the 2021 series F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers. In 2022 he starred in the Devil Sister and Good Old Days.
Baifern made her acting debut in 2009. She catapulted to global fame with her 2010 hit movie with Mario Maurer called Crazy Little Thing Called Love. Other projects of Baifern include Love Summer, Still 2, and AI Love You, among others.