The hit show “Mistresses” was initially based on a U.K. show of the same name. Now, after a run in the U.S., the women-centered drama is making its way to Korea.
According to a December 15 announcement, Green Snake Media will be producing a remake of American drama ‘Mistresses” for the domestic Korean market. Additionally, officials from the company also announced that production for “Mistresses” is scheduled for the first half of 2018. Further, Han Ji-seung, an accomplished director, known for his attention to detail has been hired for the project. Moreover, with his experience, it is expected that he will be able to tackle the plot, which involves illicit relationships, tactfully.
While Green Snake Media has the rights to the remake, OCN will be in charge of promotions and broadcast. According to the announcement, these promotions will take place in April 2018.
“Mistress” is a mystery drama that first aired in the U.S. on ABC in 2013. The plot revolves around the lives of four women in their 30s. In the show, the women participate in a variety of forbidden and complicated relationships with dramatic results. After four seasons and 52 episode, the finale broadcasted on September 9, 2016. The show originated in the U.K. which aired on BBC in 2008. Unlike the American remake, the original rendition only had three seasons and 16 episodes in total. However, although it had fewer episodes and seasons the quality fo the show regularly drew over 4 million viewers per episode.
Meanwhile, OCN is also working on a new drama, “That Man Oh Soo”, starring 5urprise Yoo Il.
Translated by O.C