The Life List: Thai star Mario Maurer sports man bun for Bad Romeo

Mario Maurer plays a man-bun sporting car mechanic in Thai romance series Bad Romeo. PHOTO: VIU
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SINGAPORE – Thai actor Mario Maurer read the script of only two episodes of the hit Thai romance series Bad Romeo before he gamely agreed to play its man bun-sporting protagonist Kaokla.

The 33-year-old pairs up with Thai-Norwegian model-actress Urassaya Sperbund, 29, for a dramatic, high-stakes love story that transcends social class and weathers a seven-year separation. 

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