Another “makjang” drama will occupy the primetime slots in early months of 2022. Seo Ye Ji’s imminent series “Eve’s Scandal” is expected to be revengeful than the top-rating SBS series “The Penthouse”!
In early 2021, news outlets reported that Seo Ye Ji might have her much-awaited drama comeback. Later, she was confirmed to lead the drama that has the same genre as SBS’ “The Penthouse.”
What is a ‘Makjang’ Drama?
“Makjang” is a drama genre that’s exaggerated, unrealistic, and has complicated relationships among the characters involved. Most common twists that you can see in a makjang drama include absurd birth secrets, twisted relationships, murders, affairs, and more.
Due to the increasing number of Kdrama consumers, broadcasting companies try to come up with a more interesting and nerve-racking twists to get the audience’s attention.
“Makjang” dramas usually occupy the primetime slots where most of the viewers are not busy doing anything, and just merely waiting for the series to air.
In foreign countries, though, people tend to watch Kdramas anywhere at any time. Some watch it during their past time while others really allotted days to finish the whole series once it was already completed.
“The Penthouse” is one of the recent and popular “Makjang” dramas. Due to its stressful and revengeful plot, viewers and even other Korean celebrities were affected by the story and the characters’ behavior in the series.
SBS’ “The Penthouse” was composed of three seasons, which proves its mega-success.
Will Seo Ye Ji be the Next Cheon Seo Jin in ‘Eve’s Scandal’?
Potential viewers are already anticipating Seo Ye Ji’s return to the small screen, following her 2020 fantasy-romance drama “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay,” where she teamed up with award-winning actor Kim Soo Hyun.
The “Lawless Lawyer” star is expected to show a new kind of character she has never played before.
tvN’s romance drama “Eve’s Scandal” will revolve its story around a chaebol’s 2 trillion won divorce lawsuit that shocks the whole nation.
Though there is still limited information about the drama, some of its potential cast members were named by K-media insiders, such as Lee Sang Yeob and Park Byung Eun.
Seo Ye Ji was offered to play the role of Lee Ra El, a woman who was born with a beautiful mother and a brilliant father. After she went through an unfortunate family affair, Lee Ra El transforms into a lady with a mischievous charm. She is the person behind the costly divorce lawsuit, which will be the start of an unpredictable plot in the series.
The new “makjang” drama is slated to have its grand premiere in the first half of 2022.
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