Korean dramas never fail to explore the historical genre of drama. This industry repeatedly carries the concept of history. They also delivered it with a unique concept, making the audience want more. Once again, they are performing another historical drama, Red Cuff of the Sleeve, in 2021. However, we will see a new pairing for the lead role in the upcoming historical drama.
The directors and screenwriters for Red Cuff of the Sleeve are Jung Ji In and Jung Hae Ri, respectively. Jung Ji In is a well-known director and best known for his work on Radiant Office 2017, Tomorrow Victory 2015, and Hold Me Tight 2018. The original MBC network premiered all of his previous works. Writer Jung Hae Ri also previously wrote another great historical drama in 2017, The Emperor: Owner of the Mask. There are several other names for the series, such as The Red Sleeve Cuff, Ossomae Bulgeun Kkeutdong, Dress Sleeved Red, etc.
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The script for this drama draws inspiration from the 2017 novel series Otsomae Beulgeun Kkeuddong. The author behind the novel series is Kang Mi-Kang, with Chungeoram as the publisher. The novel series contains not only fictional elements but also several realms from historical times. Planning for the drama is still ongoing with not many details regarding development and production. Furthermore, there has been no official confirmation regarding the casting to date. The drama script has been sent, but has not yet been received by the main character.
Red Sleeve Cuffs: Release Date
Red Cuff of the Sleeve is a historical romance drama inspired by Korean novels. This series will consist of sixteen episodes like Korean dramas in general. The original MBC network will broadcast the drama series. However, Red Cuff of the Sleeve has no confirmation for its official release date. According to many sources, the drama Red Cuff of the Sleeve will air in the first half of 2021. However, it seems that this is not the case because there is no news about it yet. Moreover, the broadcast schedule for most dramas until May has run out. Red Cuff of the Sleeve does not have his name at least until the May Schedule.
Red Sleeve Cuff: Casting
We have very little information about the casts who have been sent drama scripts to play the lead roles. Apart from that, we have no other knowledge of other players. There are no official disclosures for the casting or whether the official lead has received the script or not. The main cast for Red Cuff of the Sleeve will be Park Hye Soo and Kim Kyung Nam if they accept their respective roles. Park Hye Soo was last seen in the Saimdang series, Memoir of Colors 2017.
An industry representative said that an offer had been received by Kim Kyung Nam to play the male lead in MBC’s new drama, Red Cuff of the Sleeve. However, he is currently reviewing the offer. JR ENT, his agency, also commented on the report and said that Kim Kyung Nam got an offer for drama and still reviewing it. There has been no decision for this drama yet. Another official from the drama station stated that MBC’s upcoming drama, Red Cull of the Sleeve, will feature Park Hye-Su in the lead role. Later, Huayi Brothers, his agency, confirmed the report and commented that the offer for the new drama is under active consideration from the actress.
Red Sleeve Cuffs: Plot Lines
Red Cuff of the Sleeve will be set in the 18th century during the Joseon era period. This series is a romantic political drama that will revolve around royal concubines Uibin Sung and King Jeongjo. It will not only describe their love story but also illustrate how she rose to the highest position and became the mother of the crown prince. Later, she became the Royal Empress of the Joseon Kingdom. A side story is also told in Lee San 2007, Wind of the Palace. Yes, he is indeed one of the true historical figures.
This drama will portray Park Hye Soo as Seong Deok Im. His childhood was not very pleasant. One day, his family experienced a big crisis which made him an adult due to various obstacles. Then, one day, she entered the palace as a lady and became Prince Moon Hyo Ja’s real mother. Seong Deok Im caught the attention of Jeongjo, played by Park Hye Soo. He is a crown prince destined to be king. Jeongjo offers to marry Seong Deok but continues to refuse. So, she received the highest position as a royal concubine when she became king. Their journey and love is not as easy as it seems. They have to go through various obstacles together to reach their respective positions.
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