Kim Mi-soo Death: ‘Kiss Sixth Sense’ Disney Plus Show Paused

Production was halted in Korea on Wednesday on the Disney Plus series “Kiss Sixth Sense” following the shocking announcement of the death of 29-year-old actor Kim Mi-soo.

Kim (whose name is also spelled in English as Kim Misu) was recently the center of attention for her supporting role in the current contemporary history drama series “Snowdrop.”

Landscape Entertainment, Kim’s talent agency, announced the death of its client on Wednesday. He offered no explanation for the circumstances of his passing and asked fans and media not to speculate.

It is understood that although only seven of the 16 scheduled episodes of “Snowdrop” so far have been broadcast by broadcaster and producer JTBC in Korea and world streamer Disney Plus, filming has been fully completed.

Kim had moved on to her next role in the romantic drama “Kiss Sixth Sense,” also produced for Disney Plus. The series was being adapted from a web cartoon of the same title, by writer Gatnyeo, and is intended to be broadcast in the first half of 2022. The story involves a woman who discovers that, through kissing, she has a skill. special to see. in someone else’s future. But that forecast doesn’t provide you with any clues as to how far that event might be. Among her flashes forward is the surprising revelation of herself in bed with the boss she currently hates.

Korean media reported that production of “Kiss Sixth Sense” was halted on Wednesday to allow the cast and crew to reconcile with the events. They said the shooting would resume on Thursday. Disney did not respond to questions about “Kiss Sixth Sense.”

Set in 1987, against the backdrop of anti-regime protests, “Snowdrop” has been a deeply controversial first Korean original series for Disney Plus. While it announced Jisoo’s first starring role in the hit girl group Blackpink, the series has come under fire for taking too many liberties with the complicated political history of the time. Netizens have asked the Korean president to remove “Snowdrop” from the air, at least in Korea, and some backers have reportedly withdrawn their support. While Kim’s death adds to the bad blood surrounding the show, JTBC has so far refused to take it off the air.

Contacted by Variety Regarding Kim’s disappearance, JTBC offered no comment other than referring to the original statement made by Landscape Entertainment.

The show was announced in mid-October last year as part of Disney’s first Asian content show, which followed 27 new movies and series from East Asia, including seven from Korea, which is considered a drama-producing powerhouse. from Asia.

On Thursday, Disney released a new lineup of Korean and Chinese language shows, including the Korean crime action series “King of Savvy.”

It was announced that Kim’s funeral would be held in the Nowon district of Seoul. Fans cried online.

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