One of the iconic K-dramas, “Princess Hours,” is returning to the small screen with a remake! After 17 years, the classic rom-com series gets a green light and is set to make an official comeback soon.
‘Princess Hours’ Remake: From Setback to Green Light
To recall, it was planned in 2021 that “Princess Hours” will have a remake with the production company Group8, which was also responsible for the original series. Unfortunately, the production company put on hold the possibility of the series returning amid the height of the pandemic.
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Thankfully, Group8 officially confirmed on February 14, 2023, through a TV report that the series will air through a remake however, “there will be a difference from the ‘Princess Hours’ from 2006.”
Interestingly, they are gearing up to release “Princess Hours” starting with the cast lineup.
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Now that officials are in the planning stages, rumor sparked that multiple stars are auditioning for a part. However, netizens voted for Kim Yoo Jung, Nam Ji Hyun, Lee Jae Wook, and Kim Young Dae to play the lead stars of the “Princess Hours” remake.
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Unfortunately, the production company or drama officials are tight-lipped about the possible stars courted to appear in the upcoming series.
‘Princess Hours’ Cast Update: What’s Next for Ju Ji Hoon, Yoon Eun Hye, More?
Manhwa “Goong,” also known as “Princess Hours,” became a huge hit not just in Korea but also in other countries. It even had a Thai adaptation, released in 2017.
“Princess Hours” depicts the story of an ordinary high school student named Shin Chae Kyung, played by Yoon Eun Hye. Amid her ordinary life, little did she know that her fate will change after the death of her grandfather.
In one of his wills, it states that she is set to marry the unendurable Crown Prince Lee Shin, played by Ju Ji Hoon, who also happens to attend her high school. She initially refused to marry the young royal but was persuaded because of her family’s situation.
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After 17 years, Yoon Eun Hye is still active in showbiz but often appears in talk shows and variety shows. Her last K-drama was the 2018 rom-com “Fluttering Warning” with Chun Jung Myung.
Meanwhile, Ju Ji Hoon maintains his status in showbiz and appears in back to back projects. After the 2021 thriller-mystery series “Jirisan,” he will headline an interesting K-drama “Dominant Species” with Han Hyo Joo.
In addition, he will also star in the disaster-themed movie “Silence” with Lee Sun Kyun and Kim Hee Won.
Song Ji Hyo and Kim Jeong Hoon are among the lead stars of the first “Princess Hours.”
Song Ji Hyo made a cameo in Lee Sung Kyung and Kim Young Dae’s “Shooting Stars” while Kim Jeong Hoon is returning to the small screen after 7 years for the upcoming series “Unusual Men and Women.”
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Written by Geca Wills
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