The news of the adaptation first circulated earlier this year when TV director Mark Sicat Dela Cruz gave a sneak peek of upcoming television productions in a now-deleted post. After a round of speculation in the past few months, the official confirmation has now arrived, with Linlang’s Kim Chiu and Paulo Avelino set to topbill the remake.
Originally released in 2018, the hit K-drama stars Park Seo Joon as Lee Young-joon, the vice chairman of a major corporation, whose professional life is upended when his long-term secretary Kim Mi-so (played by Park Min Young) announces her resignation. While the general public aren’t privy to the rest of the official details yet, it’s safe to surmise that the adaptation will follow the same trajectory as its source material.
“Anticipating the unveiling of this culturally adapted rendition, we eagerly await the opportunity to captivate Filipino viewers by bridging the narrative and characters to resonate with local audiences, all the while preserving the inherent charm and essence of the original script,” Sebastian Kim, CJ ENM’s Director for International Content Sales said in a statement.
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The Philippine adaptation is a joint project between ABS-CBN Entertainment and Viu, and produced by Dreamscape Entertainment. The show is set to stream on the Viu platform sometime in 2024.