The long running South Korean variety show Running Man announced to news periodicals on November 9th that they had booked the cast of "The Penthouse" for an upcoming episode to be aired on November 22nd. The three leading ladies, Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, and Eugene will all appear in the episode. Ha Do-kwon, who has a more minor role as an opera teacher, will also appear in the episode.
The news is further confirmation of how "The Penthouse" has quickly caught the attention of viewers nationwide, becoming the big preeminent hit of the late year season. The drama deals with various families, most of whom live in an upper class penthouse, and the violent struggles that parents of these households have had past and present in regards to their personal and professional goals. "The Penthouse" had ratings of 12.9% in its fifth episode which aired on November 9th.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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