Park Hyung Sik, Jeon So Ni, Pyo Ye Jin, and Lee Tae Sun Start Filming K-drama Sageuk Loosely Adapting C-novel The Golden Hairpin

Okay, I need an official name for this drama because there are so many translations. Filming has commenced for upcoming sageuk drama Youth, Glancing at the Moon (Youth, Climbing Over the Wall) which less important than what the title means is that the drama was what would have been the K-drama adaptation of the C-novel The Golden Hairpin. The direct adaptation was scrapped after the Joseon Exorcist debacle and a heightened K-netizen criticism over anything Chinese in the media so now it’s just borrowing the story outline with substantive changes. Park Hyung Sik remains the male lead and his female lead is rising actress Jeon So Nee, with Lee Tae Sun and Pyo Ye Jin as the second leads. I felt like Park Hyung Sik was shafted in his first sageuk role in Hwarang and really deserves this do-over with a good sageuk project. Park Hyung Sik remains on a intense work stream as he just finished filming Happiness and now starts filming this drama.


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Park Hyung Sik, Jeon So Ni, Pyo Ye Jin, and Lee Tae Sun Start Filming K-drama Sageuk Loosely Adapting C-novel The Golden Hairpin — 7 Comments

  1. Pingback: Park Hyung Sik, Jeon So Ni, Pyo Ye Jin, and Lee Tae Sun Start Filming K-drama Sageuk Loosely Adapting C-novel The Golden Hairpin - Kpopnchill - All About K-pop News

  2. Why is Pyo Yejin the 2nd lead??? She was an amazing actress. Hopefully she’ll join a big successful project again.

    The golden hairpin isnt even released in Ch and now they make a K version?? Hmm…

  3. Park Hyung Sik deserves a good sageuk drama after Hwarang. He did really well in that considering it was his first historical drama. So I hope this is a good one.

  4. The original novel is very good, but I think it’s difficult for a Korean adaptation because of the comparative lack of budget and lack of cultural depth. I hope that a C-adaptation can be back on track a few years later.

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