Most Anticipated Period Drama, ‘Saimdang Light’s Diary,’ Set to Air Next Month

Group 8, Emperor Entertainment Korea
Group 8, Emperor Entertainment Korea

Teaser video and a new character poster for the most anticipated period drama of 2017, Saimdang, Light’s Diary have been unveiled. In the newly released character poster, images of past and present are overlapped, hinting the time travel to happen in the drama’s plot.

Saimdang, Light’s Diary is a fusion history period drama that mashes up the story about fictional character Seo Ji-yoon and narrative about historical figure, Shin Saimdang. Seo Ji-yoon gets to travel to the past as she accidentally finds Saimdang’s diary.

“Grand stories unfold as the character travels back and forth between past and present,” said the production crew of Saimdang. “Lee Young-ae’s perfect portrayal of two different characters gives another reason not to miss the drama.”

Fully pre-produced drama, Saimdang, Light’s Diary, readies its premiere scheduled on January 25.


Original article by Park Jin-young
Translated by Heewon Kim