Dramas that pause production due to COVID testing

K-dramas affected by COVID-19.

For K-drama lovers, it is probably days filled with worry articles. Seeing one drama production follows another stopped filming due to the Covid test. There isn’t a concrete date or specific news that states the premiering soon dramas will push their dates, but we should anticipate it while hoping that everyone is safe.

19 August 2020, the ongoing KBS’s drama To All The Guys Who Loved Me 그놈이 그놈이다 stopped it filming after one of the supporting actor Seo Sung Jong tested positive for COVID-19.

To all the guys who love me
To all the guys who love me

Seo Sung Jong was in a play Jjamppong with another actor Heo Dong Won and has also tested positive. Heo Dong Won is currently filming for the upcoming KBS’s drama Do Do Sol Sol La La So 도도솔솔라라솔. The drama is currently on hold as there are some staff working on both the affected dramas, and for safety reasons.

Heo Dong Won was in contact with actress Seo Yi Sook who is currently filming for tvN’s drama Startup 샌드박스 featuring Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk. She is currently waiting for the test results and took a break from filming.

The play Jjamppong confirmed 15 staff members tested positive which includes Seo Sung Jong, Heo Dong Won and Kim Won Hae.

20 August 2020, upcoming JTBC drama Private Lives 사생활 as well as Run On 런온 puts the drama production on hold while waiting for one member’s test result. He/she was working for another drama that has confirmed case.

Private Lives 사생활 drama poster by JTBC.
Private Lives 사생활 drama poster by JTBC.

Kim Won Hae came in contact with actress Kim Hee Jung, she is currently filming for upcoming JTBC’s drama Chances of Going from Friends to Lover (literal title) 경우의 수. Therefore, the drama stopped filming for safety reasons.

Number of times Kdrama poster
Number of Times Kdrama poster featuring Ong Seong Woo and Shin Ye Eun.

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