These 7 dramas are remakes of another show! There is one remake that is already airing. I'll list it first.
Started: January 24th
Main Cast: Lee Bo Young, Heo Yool
A young girl named Hye-Na is abused by her mother Ja-Young. Although she is not okay, she tells other people she is alright. Soo-Jin is a temporary teacher at the elementary school where Hye-Na attends. Soo-Jin is aware of her situation and decides to become her mother.
(Based off the Japanese drama of the same name.)
Life on Mars:
Main Cast: Jung Kyung Ho, Im Chang Jung, Oh Dae Hwan (have all been offered roles)
Genre: Mystery, Crime
Han Tae-Joo leads a crime investigation team. He has experienced a rapid rise in his career and he trusts data over people. While investigating a serial murder case, he has an accident. When Han Tae-Joo wakes up, he finds himself in the winter of 1987. He does not know why, but he is now a detective appointed to work at a police station in a small city. To get back to the present day, Han Tae-Joo tries to solve a serial murder case.
(Based on the UK show Life on Mars.)
(The title of this drama is subject to change as Life on Mars is only a working title as of now.)
Starts: Sometime in April
Main Cast: Han Ga In, Choi Hee Seo (have been offered roles)
Genre: Friendship, Drama
A story that follows the lives of four female friends in their 30's.
(Based off the UK show "Mistresses.")
Starts: In the first half of 2018
Main Cast: Jang Dong Gun, Park Hyung Sik
Choi Kyung-Seo is a legendary lawyer at the top law firm in South Korea. He has charisma and an attractive appearance. He hires Go Yeon-Woo as a rookie lawyer for the law firm. Go Yeon-Woo has excellent memory.
(Based off the US show of the same name.)
Goddess of the Court:
Starts: March 30th (possibly)
Main Cast: N/A
Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Law
Goddess of the Court, an adaptation of Drop Dead Diva. Drop Dead Diva is a body-swap comedy about a vapid fashion model who dies in a car crash and whose soul somehow inhabits an overweight lawyer who also died while protecting her boss. The heroine will struggle to adjust to her new life, and along the way learn some valuable lessons on self-esteem and personal acceptance.
(Based off the US show "Drop Dead Diva.")
The Beauty Inside:
Main Cast: N/A
Genre: Romance, Supernatural
A man falls in love with a woman whose physical appearance mysteriously changes every morning against her will.
(Based off the Korean movie of the same name which was based off the US social film of the same name.)
The Great Seducer:
Starts: March 12th
Main Cast: Woo Do Hwan, Joy (Red Velvet), Moon Ga Young, Kim Min Jae
Genre: Romance, Drama, Mature
Kwon Shi Hyun bets his life on a dangerous game to seduce Eun Tae Hee. His target is 20-years-old and believes people that are swayed by love are pathetic. After Eun Tae Hee meets Kwon Shi Hyun, her view on love changes.
(Based off the French novel "Les Liaisons dangereuses." The novel has already spawned a remake in Korea named "Untold Scandal.")
Are you looking forward to any of these?
Have you seen any of the originals? I've seen Drop Dead Diva and my mom watches the show Suits.
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