“Reply 1994” to Start One Week Early with Episode Zero
“Reply 1994” from cable network tvN plans to start one week early.
A representative of the drama stated that although “Reply 1994” is scheduled to broadcast its first episode on October 18 at 9 pm KST, a special episode of the drama, Episode “0,” plans to be aired on October 11.
On the broadcast of the special episode, the drama plans to introduce characters and the cultural aspects of Korea in 1994. Furthermore, the behind the scenes production of the drama will be revealed, hoping to increase more interest in the highly anticipated drama,” Reply 1994.”
“Reply 1994” is the second part of the ‘Reply’ series following the drama “Reply 1997” which had stirred a nationwide “Reply1997 love” syndrome in the summer of 2012. Producer Shin Won Ho and scriptwriter Lee Woo Jung, along with the tvN’s “Reply 1997” production staff have come together again to recreate a drama set in the first half of the 1990s.
The drama focuses on a boarding house that houses those who have moved from the nation’s different rural cities. The stories of the hardships of moving and adapting in Seoul is predicted to be a relatable storyline for viewers who are from the countryside, while at the same time being a refreshing perspective for the people of Seoul, allowing the drama to ultimately appeal to all generations. As” Reply 1994″ plans to portray the innocent lifestyles of college freshmen, events such as the basketball spectacles, Seo Tae Ji and Boys, and other community issues of 1994 are expected to stimulate the audiences’ memories of the past.
In other news, following their appearances as Sung Shi Won’s parents in “Reply 1997,” Sung Dong Il and Lee Il Hwa will play the roles of the married couple who own the boarding house. “Reply 1994,” starring Go Ara, Jungwoo, Yoo Yeon Suk, Kim Sung Gyun, Son Ho Joon, B1A4’s Baro, and others, plans to broadcast Episode 0 on October 11, while Episode 1 will air on October 18 at 9pm KST; the drama will air every Fridays and Saturdays.