Previously, upcoming Okay-Drama Snowdrop confronted some hassle previous to airing. The public accused the plotline of being a romanticization of North Korean spies in addition to of the political panorama again within the Eighties. Previously, many college students have been massacred throughout politic rife within the occasions of the Gwangju Democratic Movement.
As petitions to cease the airing of Snowdrop have been despatched in, The Blue House determined to release an official response to the matter.
The Blue House addressed the petitions that moved to cease the airing of dramas that distort historical past, naming Snowdrop and Joseon Exorcist specifically.
On March 26, after taking into account the severity of historic distortion in Joseon Exorcist, it was determined for the present to be taken off air. For Snowdrop, the broadcasting station that plans to air it has claimed that the controversy was because of the incomplete synopsis and character introductions that have been launched partially, leading to one-sided info. It is just not a drama that disparages the Democratic Movement or romanticizes spies. The drama is at the moment in manufacturing.
In the 4th clause within the broadcasting regulation, independence and freedom is assured and because of the regulation, non-legal regulation or interference is just not allowed. In explicit, as inventive works are free to pursue their very own individualistic expression, it’s one thing that must be approached with warning. The authorities respects the free decisions and self-restraint that can be exercised with sensitivity by the creators, producers, and shoppers almost about contents which have stirred up the general public.
— The Blue House
However, The Blue House additionally stresses that within the case the place the drama falls into severity for distortion of historical past after airing, it is going to be handled accordingly. Not solely will the regulation committee for broadcasts be intently monitoring Snowdrop, however the producers may even need to take full duty ought to it come to that time.
It seems like Snowdrop can be continuing to air with out incident for now! We’re excited to see BLACKPINK‘s Jisoo and actor Jung Hae In within the lead roles.