Production Falls Apart for Rom-com Drama Accidental Country Diary with Jang Geun Seok and Sooyoung

The success of tvN drama Hometown Cha Cha Cha could point to an opening for K-dramas set in the countryside with a coterie of eccentric down-to-earth villagers and two good looking sparky leads. The upcoming drama Accidental Country Diary sounded like it was a similar type of story with a Seoul vet who moves to the countryside and reconnect with his childhood friend/crush who never left. It was to star Jang Geun Seok and Sooyoung, a solid potential pairing, but alas it is not to be. K-ent reported yesterday that the drama production has halted and disbanded, it’s not happening at all anymore and both leads are now looking at other scripts and projects. That’s a bummer but if there is something problematic about the production then it’s best not to proceed.


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Production Falls Apart for Rom-com Drama Accidental Country Diary with Jang Geun Seok and Sooyoung — 9 Comments

  1. Who want to watch snsd has beens in 2021 expect yoona or Taeyeon’s singing career? Other members are irrelevant as much as they try.

    • The irony when Sooyoung’s video of her dancing in SWF is currently trending #1 on youtube Korea since last night lol. She also still has another upcoming drama with Ji Changwook. Let’s see how that goes.

      Knetz say Yoona and Taeyeon are re-peaking nowadays with their many projects and multiple new CFs, but other members are doing well too. Yuri just had a hit drama with Bossam (9,7% was a record breaking rating for MBN), Tiffany is on her sold-out Chicago musical tour, Seohyun has 3 upcoming movies/drama and just recently appointed as Asia-Pacific brand ambassador for Clinique. The least buzzy ones are probably Sunny (but she is now a permanent cast on like 5 different shows at once) and Hyoyeon whose songs made some buzz through tiktok challenges and she’s still relevant enough to be a model for golf wear Le Coq Sportif (with Yuri).

      They’re doing really well for has-beens! SNSD is probably one of the rare 2nd generation groups whose each members are still very active in the industry lol. They even ranked #2 in female groups brand reputation ranking this month, just under Blackpink and above other popular 3rd and 4th gen groups.

    • Yuri literally finished a sageuk a few weeks ago that was successful and she did great to my big surprise lmao I know the whole niche for this site is being nasty (which I enjoy!) but let’s not go into delulu land. And no, before I’m “accused” of being an snsd stan, I hate kpop, and most of all idols who drop into kdramaland completely unprepared and ruin shows, so there.

      • I’m also not a snsd fan, and I agree Yuri did very well in her sageuk drama, I was shocked tbh lol sageuk usually are harder and she fitted well!

  2. I disagree , Sooyoung is not bad at all . And if SNSD are old now, they still one of the best Kpop girls band of their generation . So they never be has beens for me . Already 40 years since Abba disbanded and for me they aren’t has beens. the same for Backstreet boys, no matter what people say .

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