New of the production of tvN’s popular entertainment show New Journey to The West 8 sparked explosive responses from netizens. Now, attention is focusing on whether Ahn Jae Hyun will return.
Earlier, a media outlet reported that New Journey to The West will start filming for the new season in Korea from August for about two months.
However, later that day, an official from tvN revealed, “It is true that New Journey to The West is in the initial stage of planning, but nothing, including schedules, location, and concept, has been decided yet.”
After the news came out, keen attention is paid on whether Ahn Jae Hyun will make his return. Ahn Jae Hyun joined the New Journey to The West from season 2, but had to drop out of season 7 due to the controversy over his divorce.
New Journey to The West is a popular real variety show based on the main character of the Chinese classic novel Journey to the West. Since its first season in 2015, it produced a total of 7 seasons, receiving great love from the public.