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The main South Korean portals reported on Wednesday, June 24, that an American remake of Hotel del Luna, South Korea’s popular drama (series / novel) which was aired in 2019 by tvN, is currently under development.
According to reports, production has already started and the team is meeting through online conferences due to the coronavirus pandemic. The project is signed by the South Korean producer Studio Dragon and hollywoodiana SkyDance Media. Both are partners of Netflix, which may enable the launch of the remake on the streaming platform.
The production is by Alison Schapker, already known for her work on Altered Carbon. Representatives of the companies involved commented on the news:
“We are very happy to collaborate with the world famous producer SkyDance and the talented Alison Schapker, and we are looking forward to the future. The fact that the first project of our joint collaboration is Hotel Del Luna, a Studio Dragon IP, shows that our work it is globally competitive. We will drive the project to success, and we will become a premium theater studio worldwide, to create more international dramas that people can enjoy and improve the status of Korean content. ” – Park Hyun, head of Studio Dragon’s Global Division
“Hotel Del Luna is a spectacular visual fantasy drama based on the story of human life and a lost love. I am very excited to be able to share the colorful visual fantasy of Hotel Del Luna with viewers around the world, in partnership with Studio Dragon and Alison Schapker. ” – Bill Bost, CEO of SkyDance TV
The Korean plot follows the story of Manwol, a sinner who a thousand years ago was condemned to forever run a hotel whose customers are souls who wander between life and death. The arrival of a new assistant will change your hopeless outlook. The popular singer and actress IU plays the lead role.
There is still no preview for the remake of Hotel del Luna.
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