“Woo, an extraordinary lawyer” has yet to air its final episodes, but fans are already wondering if the popular Korean series will be renewed for a second season. This is a decision that will rest with Netflixwho must evaluate whether the addition to the short list of k-dramas that have more than one delivery.
The show is a court drama features a lawyer with Autism Spectrum Disorder, played by Park Eun-bin. While seeking justice with his superior intellectual abilities, he must also face social difficulties.
Until now, we have only been able to see half of the story, because the next episodes are yet to be released. Still, fans have already connected with the characters and are curious if there will be a sequel.
WILL THERE BE A SEASON 2 OF “WOO, AN EXTRAORDINARY LAWYER”?
Initially, “Woo, Lawyer Extraordinary” had little viewership tuning in and was hardly promoted. Nevertheless, quickly began to increase in popularitywinning the hearts of the public and becoming one of the most successful series so far this year.
With only six episodes, Korean novel broke its own records, not only in your country, but also worldwide, thanks to its distribution by Netflix. In addition, he made it to the list of “Top 10 Series” of the platform.
Given its success, the most logical thing would be that there is a renewal for a second installment, although this is usually a rare practice in Korean productions.
“It’s very rare for K-Dramas to have multiple seasons. and indeed it is a blessing”, commented Yoo In Shik, the director of the novel.
Although he did refer to when the series are extended more than they should in order to have an audience, did not rule out that the possibility of a sequel.
“Renewing a drama for a new season must be commercially worthwhile. It also requires a lot of fixing. Nevertheless, the discussion for season 2 is not closed yet”he claimed.
Although it is true, the Korean series they prefer to keep the stories in a single seasoneven as they’ve adapted titles that have been running for years like “Criminal Minds” and “Jane the Virgin.”
However, its distribution by Netflix has allowed rare cases in which they have been renewed as “Hello my twenties”, “Love alarm” and “Hospital playlist”.
THE ROMANCE IN “WOO, AN EXTRAORDINARY LAWYER”
As we enter the final part of the South Korean series, the drama becomes more and more intense, as does the romance between Woo Young-woo and Lee Joon-ho. This cleared up the doubts of the fans who wondered if they would show this theme given the condition of the protagonist.
In an interview, “Woo, Lawyer Extraordinary” writer Moon Ji Won talked about the development and improvement of the emotional aspect in the main character. Initially, in the series, it is mentioned that people with autism tend to focus more on themselves.
“The second half of the series shows how Woo Young Woo learned to love and take care of others”, explained the screenwriter.
On the other hand, there are those who question that the romantic field is included in this situation, arguing that it could be the indispensable formula in K-dramas. Nevertheless. Ji Won claimed that he wanted to “show that people with mental problems can also adapt and learn new thingsincluding love”.
Although he admitted that incorporating it into the story was a challenge, so he took his time so that the connection between the two was progressively built. Thus, aspects of the life of people with autism are destigmatized.
TRAILER FOR “WOO, AN EXTRAORDINARY LAWYER”
CAST OF “WOO, AN EXTRAORDINARY LAWYER”
- Park Eun-bin as Woo Young-woo
- Kang Tae-oh as Lee Joon-ho
- Kang Ki-young as Jung Myung-seok
- Baek Ji-won as Han Seon-young
- Ha Yoon-kyung as Choi Soo-yeon
- Choi Dae-hoon as Jang Seung-jun
- Joo Jong-hyeok as Kwon Min-woo
- Jin Kyung as Tae Soo-mi
- Joo Hyun-young as Dong Geurami
- Im Sung-jae as Kim Min-shik
- Jeon Bae-soo as Woo Gwang-ho
- Nam Jin-bok as Kim Jeong-bong