“Mr. Sunshine” Changes Details Of Yoo Yeon Seok’s Character After Controversy  in  News

Back by:  HyonJoo.Kim  on  July 14, 2018 07:01 AM

“Mr. Sunshine” Changes Details Of Yoo Yeon Seok’s Character After Controversy

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tvN’s “Mr. Sunshine” has acknowledged the controversy over Yoo Yeon Seok’s character Goo Dong Mae.

On July 13, the drama’s production staff stated, “It was said that the character of Goo Dong Mae romanticized the pro-Japanese stance and that it didn’t reflect the true historical context of the time. Therefore, the staff has modified the entire character. The parts that we’ve already finished filming will be modified according to the new character description as well.”

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They continued, “We had absolutely no intention of romanticizing the pro-Japanese. Our intention was to portray the devastation of a man born as a peasant during a violent time, whose life and family were shaken to the core by the soldiers, and forced to live a fate that he could not change. As it is a drama about a sensitive age, we now realize we should have been more careful about our efforts.”

On “Mr. Sunshine’s” official website, the character description for Goo Dong Mae has changed. Previously, it had stated that Go Dong Mae was part of the Black Dragon Society, which many people pointed out was historically pro-Japanese.

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