MBC revealed photos of the first script reading session, which showed the cast and crew members gathered around a table. It’s reported that director Kim Sang Ho also took an hour to earnestly give background information on the drama, the planning process, and more.
As the cast and crew gear up for filming, Lee Jun Ki left a supportive tweet on May 21st that read, “Start of the long-awaited drama ‘Arang and the Magistrate’ that has a mixture of fun, pleasantness, mellowness, inspiration, and heartbreak! I’ll work hard to represent the hard effort our staff has put in! I hope that our filming goes well. Fighting!”
‘Arang and the Magistrate’ is a fantasy-fusion drama with Arang (Shin Min Ah), a ghost wanting to know the reason behind her death, and magistrate Eun Oh (Lee Jun Ki), who has the ability to see ghosts.
This will mark Lee Jun Ki’s comeback into the entertainment industry after being discharged from the military back on February 16. Actress Shin Min Ah is also returning to the small screen for the first time since ‘My Girlfriend is Gumiho‘.
‘Arang and the Magistrate’ will begin filming in May, and will starring in July in ‘I Do I Do‘s time slot.