K-drama junkies, we’ve got some bad news for all of you! ?
In light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in South Korea, a number of Korean dramas have had to postpone the filming process. For those curious, check out the list of the affected TV series here:
1. Bossam: Stealing Fate (보쌈-운명을 훔치다)
Starring: Jung Il Woo, Girls’ Generation’s Yuri
The actors and also the crew members of the drama have taken the Covid-19 screening test after one of the filming crew members tested positive for the virus. On November 23, the agencies of the main casts, Jung Il Woo and Yuri, revealed that the two stars had tested negative.
2. Sisyphus: The Myth (시지프스)
Starring: Jo Seung Woo, Park Shin Hye, Sung Dong Il
An extra filming for the upcoming TV series was also found to be positive for Covid-19. A source from JTBC shared that the individual was also at the same filming location as the actor “Bossam-Stealing Fate”, whose case has been confirmed.
3. Joseon: The Exorcist (조선구마사)
Starring: Jang Dong Yoon, Park Sung Hoon, Kam Woo Sung
A staff confirmed that a background actor tested positive for COVID-19 after the individual caught the virus from an extra from another shooting set. All of the cast and crews are currently in quarantine and will be screened if they are required to do so.
4. Snowdrop (설강화)
Starring: BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Jung Hae In, Jang Seung Jo, Yoon Se Ah, Kim Hye Yoon. Jung Yoo Jin.
The production team has decided to halt filming due to concerns surrounding the Covid-19 cases on the set. According to Edaily, the extra actors who participated in the filming are said to have close contact with a Covid-19 patient (who was also an extra from another filming set).
5. Hush (허쉬)
Starring: Hwang Jung Min, Girls’ Generation’s Yoona
The staff of the upcoming drama was recently notified that a supporting actor who took part in the shooting scene had tested positive for the virus. All cast and crew members who came in close contact with the affected individual will undergo screening.
6. Penthouse (펜트하우스)
Starring: Eugene, Kim So Yeon, Lee Ji Ah, Uhm Ki Joon
The popular suspense drama also encountered the same situation involving the drama’s supporting actor. As a result, SBS immediately halted all filming. They also requested the crew and staff to undergo voluntary Covid-19 screenings.