Paulo Avelino and Kim Chiu set to work together again as lead characters of the Philippine Adaptation of the hit K-Drama Series “What’s wrong with Secretary Kim”.
ABS CBN Entertainment in partnership with Viu are now looking forward to the filming of the said K-Drama Series adaptation.
On Tuesday, November 21, the adaptation was confirmed by Viu Philippines on its official instagram page.
“What’s wrong with Secretary Kim” was originally starred by Park Seo-jun and Park Min-young, a webtoon korean series not only topped the local ratings when it was aired but also gained popularity globally. This K-Drama series captured the hearts of many viewers when it aired in 2018.
To be produced by Dreamscape Entertainment, this is the third adaptation of a high rating K-Drama Series between ABS CBN and Viu, following the “Broken Marriage Vow” and “Flower of Evil”.
Sebastian Kim, CJ ENM’S Director for International Content Sales commented, “We are delighted to announce the continuation of our enduring partnership with ABS CBN and Viu through the ‘What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim’ remake. 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.”
“We extend our heartfelt thanks to Viu for once again placing their trust in ABS CBN as we embark on yet another exciting partnership. We are thrilled to bring the Philippine adaptation of a popular K-Drama series to our viewers and we also showcase Filipino talents across the world” ABS CBN COO of broadcast, Cory Vidanes said.
This K-Drama series marks the reunion of actor Paulo Avelino and Actress Kim Chui, following the success of their Drama “ Linlang” where they starred as husband and wife.
It is based on the novel of the same title by Jung Kyung-yoon which was first published in 2013,which was serialized into a webtoon comic by KaKaoPage in 205. The series aired on tvN from June 6 to July 26, 2018, on Wednesday and Thursday with 16 episodes.