Following the significant success of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, EMK Musical Company revealed that Park Eun Bin’s K-drama would be remade as a musical.
The romance life series joins a slew of popular K-dramas that turned into a musical production.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo Musical Confirmed!
According to Korea Joongang Daily, the 16-part episode series EMK Musical Company will produce the musical and will be released globally.
“EMK Musical will world premiere the musical version of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, as announced through its official social media.
The said company is behind the hit musicals such as Elisabeth, Mata Hari, and The Man Who Laughs.
In a separate report, EMK’s CEO and chief producer Eom Hong Hyeon shared that they have been eyeing reproducing blockbuster series like Park Eun Bin’s K-drama but were hesitant if it could be feasible for stage plays.
“There were many attempts to reproduce hit drama series as musicals. But we always worry whether the long stories of TV dramas could be represented in two to three-hour stage performances.”
As for the webtoon-based K-drama Extraordinary Attorney Woo, EMK believes that due to its “clear storyline” they could “expand the original a little further in a musical.”
Interestingly, the Extraordinary Attorney Woo musical is set to premiere sometime in 2024.
The news comes after production company ASTORY confirmed the renewal of Park Eun Bin’s K-drama.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2 Officially Gets a Green Light
According to AllKpop, ASTORY’s president Lee Sang Baek, the production company behind Extraordinary Attorney Woo, confirmed that the smash hit ENA series will return for a sequel.
In a statement, he expressed his deep gratitude to viewers and fans who were hooked on Woo Young Woo’s story.
"Thanks to the support of many viewers, 'Attorney Woo' will return with season 2. We hope to air the second season sometime in 2024,” President Lee said.
Following the confirmation, the ASTORY’s president shared updates regarding the cast and crew of the beloved K-drama.
“However, the process of adjusting the schedules of all of the cast members and crew will pose a significant challenge. Nonetheless, we plan to proceed with season 2 without any cast member changes, or any changes to the production staff."
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Extraordinary Attorney Woo Heads to Its Final Week
The 16-part webtoon-based series is definitely one of the remarkable K-dramas released this 2022.
Thousands of viewers fell in love with the unique story of the 27-year-old lawyer Woo Young Woo (Park Eun Bin), who was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
Despite her disorder, she managed to pursue her dream to become a lawyer with her high IQ of 164, creative thought process, and impressive memory.
Besides topping the prestigious Seoul National University for college and law school, she entered a top-tier law office. The only struggle with Woo Young Woo is her social interactions.
Joining Park Eun Bin as lead stars are Kang Ki Young and Kang Tae Oh.
Unfortunately, Extraordinary Attorney Woo only had two episodes left, and set to air its final week this August 17 via Netflix.
From Perfect Streak at Most Buzzworthy Rankings to Topping the July Star Brand Reputation
At the height of the Extraordinary Attorney Woo craze, the webtoon based ENA series also dominated the Most Buzzworthy Drama and Actor Rankings, as well as the July Star Brand Reputation chart.
According to Soompi, the Korean Business Research Institute released the names of 30 celebrities who made it to July’s brand reputation rankings.
Park Eun Bin outshined Son Seok Koo, who was previously the number one in monthly rankings with a brand reputation index of 12,087,763.
As for the most buzzworthy rankings, the romance life series remained unbeatable, both in drama and actor listing.
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