On 24 November 2006, Eight Peaks (production company of Princess Hours
), confirms that the true sequel of Princess Hours
season 1 will probably happen in the future! According to Eight Peaks, the original Manwha is still on-going. In fact, they just published the 14th volume (rumor said that the author wanted to end it in volume 12 or something). The production company wants to film the sequel, not the spin-off like the Princess Hours
S. In fact, they have already begin the preparations necessary for the sequel since two months ago. And according to the company, the true sequel will air in late 2007 or early 2008.
According to Choi, Kae-yung (one of the executives at the company), "To be quite truthful, Group Eight, the company who is in charge of "Prince Hours
", have expressed a strong desire to participate in the production of the sequel of Princess Hours
season 1", he said, "but when the replacement of Eight Peaks staffs took place, we have not heard of anything regarding Princess Hours
2 from Group Eight at all. Since Group Eight is in a middle of producing their own individual drama ("Prince Hours
"), we want to stick to our original plan and produce the true sequel of Princess Hours
He also added, "Eight Peaks owns all the right for Princess Hours
series. We also have been getting a lot of offer from foreign production companies for the chance to participate in producing the sequel".
According to the company spokesperson, actors like Yoon Eun-hye
and Kim Jeong-hoon
will be back in the sequel as well. "Although we understand very well what the fans want, we first have to resolve this dispute with Group Eight properly. Only then we will carry out our plans for Princess Hours
On 7 December 2006, Eight peaks have announced that they are official taking legal action against Group 8. They state that they have tried to work things out but Group 8 have ignored everything they said and so they have no choice but to take legal action.
Source : Daum / Daum / Yahoo News