Go Hyun-jung in talks to headline new drama
It’s been three years since Go Hyun-jung last stopped by dramaland, by way of Daemul and Queen Seon-deok — she’s had an interesting detour as a talk show host, and is now set to return where I think she does best. She’s reportedly in talks to star as a teacher in the new drama Queen’s Classroom. (Though I suppose Queen’s Class leaves a little more room for title puns?) Also, are teachers going to be the new time travelers this year?
The new MBC drama is planning to air on Wednesdays/Thursdays starting in June, and will be helmed by PD Lee Dong-yoon of Feast of the Gods. It’ll be a remake of a Japanese drama of the same name, about a cold and self-righteous teacher who takes a new position at an elementary school.
I don’t know the source drama, but the implication is that she goes from professor/lecturer to grade-school teacher — something that she’d initially consider to be beneath her, but will ultimately make her a far better teacher. Her character hides a scar underneath her rigid exterior, naturally, which will be uncovered in the course of the drama.
It’s described as a unique school-centric story, which I’d be willing to entertain, save for the drama called SCHOOL, airing right now. Why not just be transparent and say you’re riding on School 2013′s success, since I don’t think anyone would argue that there are too many heartwarming dramas about teachers and students out there in the world. The more the merrier.
Queen’s Classroom is planning for a June premiere on MBC.
Via Star News
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