Lee Da Hae and Ryu Soo Young in Talks for Spring 2018 SBS Weekend Drama Good Witch

While MBC is mired in a labor strike right now and dramas can’t even air, SBS is business as usual and the network is now casting into spring of 2018. K-ent is reporting that offers are out for Lee Da Hae to headline the next SBS long weekend drama tentatively called Good Witch (or Nice Evil Witch). This would be Lee Da Hae’s first K-drama in four years by the time it airs, with her last being the 2014 MBC weekend drama Hotel King which reunited her with her breakout drama My Girl costar Lee Dong Wook. I feel like Lee Da Hae’s career has been in stagnant mode in either performance or ratings ever since her MG hit over ten years ago and I can’t pinpoint what’s wrong other than I’ve not loved a role or performance from her since. But the MG soft spot is deep so if she accepts hopefully this will be a win-win all around. Good Witch is about a do-gooder housewife who has to assume the identity of her evil twin sister and live a dual life to solve their respective problems. Continue reading