Korean adaptation of Criminal Justice in the works

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BBC Studios is creating a South Korean adaptation of its critically-acclaimed crime sequence Criminal Justice. The challenge is a collaboration between BBC and Korean manufacturing home Studio M, reported Variety.

The Korean take of the British present, which can air on an area broadcaster, might be directed by Lee Myoung-woo, who not too long ago directed Backstreet Rookie, starring Ji Chang-wook and Kim Yoo-jung.

Kwon Soon Gyu, the author of Warrior Baek Dong Soo and The Royal Gambler, will pen the sequence. Kim Soo Hyun, star of Netflix sequence It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, and A Korean Odyssey actor Cha Seung Won will function in the drama.

The upcoming adaptation might be co-produced with Studio M, Chorokbaem media and Gold Medalist. Originally written by Peter Mofatt, the present follows the journey of a person by means of the justice system. The 2008 BBC UK drama ran for a yr with two sequence of 5 episodes every.

It picked up two BAFTA Television Awards in 2008 for finest drama serial and finest author, in addition to an International Emmy for Ben Whishaw as finest actor in 2009. Its success spawned a number of remakes — the US model in HBO miniseries The Night Of, starring John Turturro and Riz Ahmed, and in India, the place the second season of the sequence Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, that includes Pankaj Tripathi and Kirti Kulhari, premiered final month. A French adaptation can also be presently in manufacturing for TF1.

Recently, Netflix ordered a Korean model of its Spanish fantasy crime sequence Money Heist (La Casa De Papel).  Another BBC present Doctor Foster was tailored in Korean as The World of the Married and in Hindi as Out of Love.

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