Kim Sun-ah back on television
Kim Sun-ah‘s long-awaited drama comeback (last year’s When Night Comes) wasn’t the hit it was hoped to be, but now she’s lining up her next drama project: City Hall.
The SBS drama plans to air on Wednesdays and Thursdays with a premiere date of April 22, and while a rep from the broadcast station says that the contract is not finalized, all signs look good for Kim as the female lead. Her leading man has not yet been decided, but singer-actor Ryu Shi-won of Wedding is the foremost contender (which, meh).
Kim’s management stated that of all the possible projects that have come her way, City Hall is the one she is looking at most favorably. The character she would play is a woman who starts as a secretary in local government who works her way up to mayor. The male lead was raised by a single mother and grows up to successfully pass both the civil service and law exams.
On the upside, I’d be happy to see Kim Sun-ah on television again. On the downside, I don’t really care for the writer-PD combo: Kim Eun-sook and Shin Woo-chul, both of On Air and Lovers in Paris. (Although my opinion is in the minority here, since those were popular dramas.)
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