MBC recently made an official announcement regarding the production of Dae Jang Geum 2 next year.
On September 17, MBC released a special announcement saying, “President Kim Jae Chul visited China on September 11 and stayed their for four nights and five days to discuss producing Dae Jang Geum 2 with the Chinese Hunan Broadcasting System.”
Since many officials in show business have said that the series will be produced in 2013 and MBC made an official announcement, the series is showing visible signs of its production.
The Chinese broadcasting system, which aired Dae Jang Geum in 2005, said that they also want to buy the new series again.
Actress Lee Young Ae has been talked about as a heroine for the series. Lee, who played the lead role in Dae Jang Geum, said that she has nothing to say but there still is possibility.
The Dae Jang Geum received as much as 57 percent of the viewers when it aired from September of 2003 to March of 2004. Then the series aired in eighty-seven countries, including, Japan, China, Taiwan, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa.