Yoo Ah In’s Fashion King got competition from Web-toon ‘Fashion King’

Yoo Ah In new drama ‘Fashion King‘ is currently in the pre-production stage and soon will reach shooting stage for March debut in SBS.

But, in the last couple of days, there’s news that another drama titled Fashion King will also be filmed. The later Fashion King is based on a web cartoon uploaded in Naver site and has no relation at all with Yoo Ah In’s.
The web-cartoon Fashion King centers its story in the people who wants to look gorgeous.

The news of the most popular web-cartoon Fashion King goes into drama received great response from South Korean netizen (became trending topic) and from many advertiser companies (who want to place ads) and from broadcasting stations (who want to air that drama).

Rumor has it that several big names were approached to star the drama such as Jang Geun Suk, Ryoo Seung Bum, Yoon Doo Joon and other names which resulted in positive response from those stars.

The production company who will produce web-cartoon based Fashion King (Achieve Group) is the same production company who made hit drama Secret Garden and The Princess’ Man.

They said that web-cartoon based Fashion King will start shooting in the first half of 2012 and considered this web-cartoon huge popularity they won’t make fans disappointed by cast top stars and top production team.

So, will this web-cartoon based drama Fashion King hurt Yoo Ah In’s Fashion King ? We don’t thing so.
With story totally different, each drama will grab different type of audience.
Yoo Ah In’s Fashion King with its melodrama style will definitely charms ajummas, while the trendy web-cartoon based drama Fashion King will likely made for younger audience.

Source : Etnews

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