‘Melancholia’ Postpones Premiere as Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19

korean drama Melancholia
korean drama Melancholia
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A representative from tvN’s upcoming drama Melancholia issued a statement on the 31st, saying, “After a staff member was tested positive for coronavirus, all staff and cast members took PCR tests. Fortunately, everyone was found to have tested negative except for three other staff members.”


The representative continued, “Due to the situation at hand, we have made the decision to put on hold the series’ premiere to achieve a safe working environment. Looking at the production schedule, we came to this conclusion to provide viewers with the best possible viewing experience.”

Set at a private high school encompassed with corruption, Melancholia stars Im Soo Jung as a passionate math teacher named Ji Yoon Soo and Lee Do Hyun as a former math prodigy who has lost his passion for math, Baek Seung Yoo. It depicts a heartwarming story of them fighting to overcome social conventions and prejudices.

Melancholia will now premiere on November 10th instead of the originally scheduled November 3rd.


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