“Bungee Jumping of Their Own” will not be remade!
Previously, “Bungee Jumping of Their Own” production team stated that Lee Hyun Wook and NCT Jaehyun were set to lead the upcoming drama which is based on a movie by the same name.
The original movie was released on the 3rd of February 2001 and the original production team was said to be collaborating with Kakao TV to ensure the drama stays true to its original story.
On December 9, a source from Kakao confirmed that “Bungee Jumping of Their Own” drama remake has been canceled. A source from Kakao told news outlets that during the planning process, they’ve received words of concern from the original screenwriter. Despite the fact that the original production rights belong to the production company, after thorough discussions, they’ve decided to respect the wishes of the original screenwriter, and as a result, the remake will not be going through.
Kakao also apologized to the actors who were already cast in the drama Lee Hyun Wook and NCT’s Jaehyun.
The original “Bungee Jumping of Their Own”, directed by Kim Dae Seung and written by Go Eun-nim tells the story of Seo In-woo and Tae-hee who are students at the same university. They start dating soon after they meet each other for the first time. Seo In-woo is left devastated and must overcome the death of his girlfriend when he loses her in a car crash.