[HanCinema's News] Song Ji-hyo Confirmed for "The Witch's Diner"
By William Schwartz | Published on
Creative Group Agency, which represents Song Ji-hyo, recently confirmed that the actress would be starring in the upcoming TVING drama "The Witch's Diner" in the leading role. The eight episode drama is to be based on the novel of the same title. The fantasy drama deals with a restaurant which serves food that can make wishes come true, at a price.
Song Ji-hyo will take the leading role as the restaurant's owner, a witch named Jo Hee-ra, a mysterious figure about which nothing is known save her name. This will be Song Ji-hyo's first leading role in a drama since "Was It Love" back in 2020. "The Witch's Diner" will also be the first drama for director So Jae-hyun since "Memorist" last year.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.