SM Entertainment Wants To Rain On JYP’s ParadePosted: March 11, 2011
After Dream High‘s success, SM Entertainment is look to cash in on their own drama.
SM Entertainment revealed they will be producing a drama based on the Japanese comic, “Hanazakari no Kimitachi e.
The comic has sold over 17 million copies and both the Taiwanese and Japanese drama adaptations garnered impressive ratings.
The drama is based on a girl who disguises herself as a boy in order to enter an all boys school.
The move comes just after JYP Entertainment finished its drama Dream High, that with its all star idol only cast received positive ratings.
Representatives revealed, “The Korean version will have a total of 16 episodes that draw out stories of hopes and dreams. It’s a teenage comedy with a cute, but strong storyline and a slew of handsome cast members. We’re planning to begin airing it this summer.”
With a large group of artists at its disposal, netizens are curious which idol will take part in the drama, but so far the following artists are “predicted” to take part.
Mizuki Ashiya (female lead)- Taeyeon (SNSD) or Sulli f(x)
Izumi Sano (male lead): Minho (SHINee) or Eunhyuk (Super Junior)
Shuichi Nakatsu (second male lead): Sungmin (Super Junior)
Minami Nanba (head dorm of 2nd dormitory) – Changmin (TVXQ)
Hokuto Umeda (school doctor) – Heechul (Super Junior) or Yunho (TVXQ)
The potential of the drama is big, as SM Entertainment artists are known to dominate the music yearly charts which can contribute to possible big ratings.
Who do you think should star in the drama?