Rumors of a My Lovely Sam Soon reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Friday (June 18) as reports claimed that MBC confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2022.
UPDATE 19/06/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 16 years since My Lovely Sam Soon first aired?! (16 years, 6 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did My Lovely Sam Soon end?
When My Lovely Sam Soon came to an end after 1 year in July 2005, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Doctor Henry Kim (Daniel Henney). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a My Lovely Sam Soon reunion disappoint people?
My Lovely Sam Soon aired from 2005-2005 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Henney said he's not sure if My Lovely Sam Soon would work today. “I don't want to see old Doctor Henry Kim,” he told a journalist (Henney turned 41 in November). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” he added.
Still hoping for a My Lovely Sam Soon movie?
In a recent interview, Daniel Henney said he can't imagine a My Lovely Sam Soon reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
What about a My Lovely Sam Soon reboot?
Recasting My Lovely Sam Soon for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a My Lovely Sam Soon reunion, a My Lovely Sam Soon movie, or a My Lovely Sam Soon reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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