The fans are religiously waiting for the Penthouse season 2 to arrive. But before they all get cautious and serious, The penthouse has dropped a behind the scenes video. The show‘s cast is all smiles, behind the camera regardless of what they play on the screen. The Penthouse always keeps the audience on edge with its compelling storyline and unexpected twists and turns. Moreover, the first season ended with a serious cliffhanger, so a little update for the fans is a cherry on top.
The Penthouse: War in Life is a South Korean television drama. The show is helmed by the director, Joo Dong-Min (The Last Empress, Return). And it is written by Kim Sun-Ok (The Last Empress, Band Of Sisters). Both Dong-min and Sun-Ok have worked together in The Last Empress, The Penthouse, and now they will reunite for Season 2. You can stream The Last Empress on Netflix right now.
The Penthouse made its debut in October last year. At the same time, it premiered its last episode in the first week of January 2021. The first season had 21 episodes in it. Viewers highly liked the show, and it also stands at no. 8 in the Top 50 Korean Television show per nationwide viewers. So, it’s not a surprise that the show is returning with another season.
The Penthouse Season 2- Cast Chills Behind Camera
The new “Making of season 1” video is definitely a stream for the fans. The Penthouse season 2 is approaching soon. Thus it is a wonderful present for the fans. Moreover, the fans can also get a quick recap of season 1. But, in a fun way this time.
Throughout the video, we witness two parallel scenes; One where the actors play their respective roles and one second where they transform into their true selves.
The video starts right from episode 1. We see Cheon Seo Jin (Kim So Yeon), Shim Soo Ryeon (Lee Ji Ah), Joo Dan Tae (Uhm Ki Joon), and other crew members standing at 100-floor luxury penthouse apartment. They can be seen practicing with a paper ball to film the indoor golf scene.
Next, we see Seo-Jin and Oh Yoon Hee (Eugine) fighting backstage after the competition. Both the actresses can be seen gracefully enacting the scene with fake blood. Also, they finished their part in a single shot. After So-Yeon finishes her part, you can hear the crew members saying, “Wow.”
In episode 8 of The Penthouse season 1, fans see Lee Kyu Jin (Bong Tae Kyu) entertaining the residents. And in the BTS shows how Tae-Kyu learned the moves on the spot from the double. Moreover, the actor also makes the staff laugh with his attempts to dance and practice for the scene.
The youngsters of the show- Ha Eun Byul (Choi Ye Bin), Yoo Jenny (Jin Ji Hee), Joo Seok Hoon (Kim Young Dae), Joo Seok Kyung (Han Ji Hyun), Min Seol Ah (Jo Soo Min), and Bae Ro Na (Kim Hyun Soo) also have brilliant chemistry offscreen. The young actors can be seen standing together near a car as they joke and laugh about something.
The Penthouse Season 2 Release Date
The Penthouse season 2 is arriving on February 19, 2021. The new season will have 12 episodes in total. Moreover, it has also changed its airing schedule for the new season. The Penthouse season 2 will premiere every Friday and Saturday at 22:00 KST. A new teaser for season 2 is out as well. The fans are already very excited after watching the small clip.
Although the show will originally air on the SBS network in South Korea, the fans outside the region can stream it on streaming sites such as Dramacool and Kiss Asian.
It is unlikely for K-dramas to have another season. But, as the world is changing, Korean dramas are changing too. A lot of them will now have more than 1 season. Shows like Love Alarm, Hospital Playlist, Kingdom all have and will release more seasons of their shows.