Screenwriter of Critically Acclaimed MBC Sageuk The Red Sleeve Cuff Says in Post-Drama Interview that This Drama Was Written to Pay Respect to the Lives of Court Ladies ala Dae Jang Geum

This was one post-drama interview that felt intimate, meaningful, and adds additional depth to the drama. The screenwriter of The Red Sleeve Cuff, who also wrote Ruler: Master of the Mask and Gyebaek, shared her thoughts and insights on this production this week after the drama finished airing. She was approached to do it three years ago by MBC but she had just given birth so declined, but felt like now was the right time. She noticed that there had not been a traditional sageuk that focused on the life of the women who lived in the palace from the serving court ladies to the consorts/queen/princesses from the female point of view since Dae Jang Geum, so she was keen to take on this challenge. She is so pleased that there remains an audience for a well-written and acted sageuk and hopes MBC continues to produce such dramas. She said that she put in a few dialogue Easter eggs from Dae Jang Geum and Heo Joon for viewers who watched those dramas.

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