Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Leading Korean star Jung Woo-sung (“A Moment to Remember”) will star opposite Shin Hyun-been (“Hospital Playlist”) in “Tell Me That You Love Me,” an original series for Genie TV.
The show is a remake of the hit Japanese series of the same name that first aired at Tokyo Broadcasting Systems linear channel in Japan some 28 years ago in 1995.
The new show will upload to Genie’s own streaming service on Nov. 27 and the same day in Japan on Disney+. It will also play on Korean cable channel ENA. The original series featuring Etsushi Toyokawa and Takako Tokiwa, was written by Kitagawa Eriko and told a slow-burning tale of romance developing between an aspiring young actress and an up-and-coming painter who lost his sense of hearing.
Each episode topped the ratings of the previous one, making the show a smash it and a (pre-social media) social phenomenon. The 16-episode Korean adaptation is directed by Kim Yoon-jin (“Our Beloved Summer”) from an adapted screenplay by Kim Min-jung (“Love in the Moonlight”) with production by New Studio and Artist Studio. Banijay has appointed Malgorzata (Gosia) Perkowska-Czaja as MD of its Warsaw-based outfit, Endemol Shine Poland.Read more on variety.com