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Song Hye Kyo's New K-Drama 'The Glory' Is About Revenge

It's the Hallyu queen's comeback!
Song Hye Kyo confirmed to lead in a K-drama by Descendants Of The Sun writer, Kim Eun Sook
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Article updated: January 08, 2021, 5:00 p.m

The production company that will produce Song Hye Kyo's upcoming K-drama has released more details about the series! It will be titled The Glory, and Soompi describes it as: "...a sad revenge story that begins with a high school student who dreamed of becoming an architect. However, she had to drop out of school after suffering from brutal school violence. Years later, the perpetrator gets married and has a kid. Once the kid is in elementary school, the former victim becomes their homeroom teacher and starts her thorough revenge towards the perpetrators and bystanders of her bullying days." Interesting.

It was also reported that The Glory will be pre-produced, and will have a number of seasons, with the first having eight episodes.

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Heads up, K-drama fans: It's just been announced that Song Hye Kyo will play the lead role in a new series written by Kim Eun Sook this year! And in case you didn't know, Kim Eun Sook also wrote Descendants Of The Sunthe 2016 hit drama Hye Kyo appeared in.

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The news was confirmed by Studio Dragon and Hwa&Dam Pictures, who will produce the upcoming show. According to reports, the two production companies are currently looking for other cast members that will join the Hallyu queen. The report also revealed the drama's filming schedule: "It will air at the end of the year at the earliest or the first half of next year at the latest."

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While there's no news yet on what the K-drama's title will be, it is said that director Ahn Gil Ho, who oversaw Memories Of The Alhambra and Record Of Youth, will direct the new series. 

We last saw Hye Kyo in the 2018 drama, Encounter, with Park Bo Gum as her leading man. So you can bet that we're *super* excited to see her again on-screen! Her upcoming series is also our much-awaited reunion with writer Kim Eun Sook, who also penned other iconic dramas like Lovers In Paris, Secret Garden, Goblin, and The King: Eternal Monarch.

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