My Love from the Star?s US remake was postponed, but the recent confirmation of the Philippines? version has fuelled hopes. Will ABC finally push through with its plans to make an American reboot of the hit Korean drama?
Known in some territories as You Who Came from the Stars, the series was first released in South Korea in 2013. It followed the romantic fantasy story of an alien named Do Min Joon who fell on earth. He eventually fell in love with a famous celebrity named Cheong Song Yi.
The original cast of My Love from the Star was headlined by actor Kim Soo Hyun. My Sassy Girl star Jun Ji Hyun played his leading lady.
My Love from the Star Philippine remake
Earlier this month, Philippines? GMA Network released the full details of their local version of SBS? K-drama.
Award-winning actress Jennilyn Mercado will play the female lead. However, her character will be renamed as Steffi Cheon.
After numerous speculations, showrunners eventually casted a newcomer and Filipino-Spanish model named Gil Cuerva. Just like Jennilyn Mercado, his character will also be renamed in the Filipino adaptation as Matteo Do.
My Love from the Star US remake
In line with the spinoff, Hallyu fans might wonder if there is a chance for the series? American reboot to still push through.
The release of ABC?s My Love from the Star was first announced in 2014. The New York-based TV network reportedly even already ordered its pilot episode.
2017 target date?
However, the station eventually dropped the show out of its 2015-2016 program lineup. According to
Dramafever, they project ?has been postponed until after 2016.?
Based on the said statement, fans can only hope that plans of the US version will be revisited soon. If their timetable for the show is after 2016, then a 2017 release date would be feasible. However, all is simply based on past interviews and speculations. It would still be best to wait for official announcements.
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