Coupang Play released its statement in response to the director’s intension to file a lawsuit against them.
On August 3, Coupang Play released statement addressing Director Lee Joo Young and the recent accusations she’s made against the platform in relation to “Anna.”
Recently, the legal representative of Director Lee Joo Young told OSEN that they have publicized their position in regards to “Anna,” by that, they’re referring to the news that the director is seeking to file a lawsuit against Coupang Play.
According to the director, she was not happy with the changes made to “Anna.” Originally, the drama was intended to be eight episodes but was reduced to six episodes. Lee Joo Young’s lawyer says Coupang Play made changes without input from the director and released a 6-episode drama. The lawyer argues the filming, editing and narrative were all damaged due to the platform’s actions.
In addition, the director wants her name to be removed from the credits for the 6-episode version. The lawyer argues that Coupang Play infringed on the director’s copyright with their actions.
Director Lee Joo Young also called for Coupang Play to issue an apology and release the original 8-episodes as the director’s cut in addition to removing her name from the credits for the 6-episode version.
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