In fact, the Korean legal drama Extraordinary Attorney Woo has become so popular on Netflix that it has surpassed the viewership of the American horror classic The Sandman.
This drama about an exceptional lawyer named Woo Young-woo who also happens to be on the autism spectrum has become one of Korea’s most popular exports to the television market.
Despite not quite reaching the heights of Squid Game (yet), this charming legal drama has amassed an incredible 67 million viewing hours in its sixth week on Netflix, up from 24 million in its debut week.
Furthermore, Extraordinary Attorney Woo is currently the ninth most-watched non-English series on Netflix.
Of course, you already know how great it is because you have seen all 16 episodes in one sitting more than once. That’s the kind of show it is. You want to know when the next episode will be released so you can keep following the adventures of this remarkable young lawyer.
We can help with that. Here at Digital Spy, we will fill you in on all the details of the upcoming second season of Netflix’s Extraordinary Attorney Woo.
When might we expect to see “Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2?”
The CEO of network ASTORY Lee Sang-Baek spoke to South Korean media outlets (via NME’s reporting and Soompi’s translation) and announced exciting developments for Woo and her charmingly addicting universe.
The second season of Extraordinary Attorney Woo will be made possible thanks to the enthusiasm of many Lee stated. It is planned that Season 2 will premiere in 2024.
Nonetheless despite the undeniable progress that has been made it is not yet fully implemented.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo has confirmed its Season 2 🥳
Its expected to air on 2024! pic.twitter.com/6YJpHB8jIm
— kdrama tweets (@iconickdramas) August 17, 2022
The South Korean broadcaster ENA has revealed that talks are taking place about the second season of Extraordinary Attorney Woo however nothing has been set in stone as of yet. If this is to materialize a release in 2024 is looking extremely likely.
We promise to keep you informed at every stage.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2 Cast: is Anyone From Season 1 Returning?
Park Eun-bin as Woo Young-woo
South Korean actress Park Eun-bin. She rose to fame as a child star after starring in such shows as Hello, My Twenties!, Hot Stove League, Do You Like Brahms?, The King’s Affection, and Extraordinary Attorney Woo.
Kang Tae-oh as Lee Jun-ho
South Korean actor and musician Kang Tae-oh. In the acting world, he was a part of the troupe 5urprise. His breakout roles on My First First Love, Run On, and Extraordinary Attorney Woo propelled him to stardom.
Kang Ki-young as Jung Myung-seok
South Korean actor Kang Ki-young. Many of the most-watched Korean dramas feature him in supporting roles, which has led to his widespread fame.
Jeon Bae-soo as Woo Gwang-ho
South Korean stage, film and television actor Jeon Bae-soo. He has become well-known for his guest-starring appearances in a wide range of films and television shows.
- Joo Jong-hyuk as Kwon Min-woo
- Jin Kyung as Tae Soo-mi
- Jung Han-bit as young Tae Soo-mi
- Joo Hyun-young as Dong Geu-ra-mi
What will happen in the “Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2”?
Screenwriter Moon Ji-won is on board to create a potential second season, according to The Korea Herald, which quotes CEO Lee Sang-Baek. If this is the case, Ji-won would have a lot of challenges ahead of her.
Lee Jun-ho, played by Kang Tae-oh, the love interest of Young-woo, is about to enlist in the military. All physically capable Korean men must enlist by the age of 28, thus future episodes may have to accommodate a significant absence for this central character.
Then there’s the debate about how the show depicts autistic characters. Some members of the autistic community have praised the show for its portrayal, while others have said it does a poor job of representing those on the spectrum.
These comments should be taken into consideration moving forward so that Season 2 is as genuine and courteous as possible.
Star actress Park Eun-bin gave this a lot of thought before agreeing to play the lead. Actually, Park said no to the part several times before finally accepting it.
When recently interviewed by TV Guide, she disclosed: “Since this is a drama, I knew that the media would have an opinion. I strove to avoid offending people who had autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
“I felt like I couldn’t bring any preconceived notions or biases into this project. In fact, that was one of my major concerns “The speaker continued. “Due to the broad audience for this drama and the universal nature of its topics, I was overwhelmed with a sense of obligation. I was trying to avoid hurting or offending anyone.”
In a later interview with ET News (via Soompi), she elaborated: “To emphasize Woo Young-uniqueness, woo’s I felt it was my moral obligation to avoid using real autistic persons as a reference and to avoid excluding references whenever feasible.
Since Woo Young Woo does not speak for all autistic persons, I felt it was important to highlight her unique characteristics.
Meanwhile, three episodes from Extraordinary Attorney Woo will be chosen as the basis for a musical adaptation of the series (according to a press release from EMK Musical Company). It will be exciting to see how far this project goes!
In addition, there have been talks about localizing the show to English.
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When can I watch the trailer for season 2 of Extraordinary Attorney Woo?
Without the green light for the second season of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, we have no fresh material to provide at this time.
Our firm has no problem with fresh episodes airing as quickly as possible, but we understand that any leaks will be thoroughly investigated.
If you’re interested in seeing official footage, you should start looking for it around 2023, when filming of Extraordinary Attorney Woo is expected to begin. We’ll be right here to keep you apprised of progress.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo is now streaming on Netflix.
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- 1 When might we expect to see “Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2?”
- 2 Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2 Cast: is Anyone From Season 1 Returning?
- 3 What will happen in the “Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2”?
- 4 When can I watch the trailer for season 2 of Extraordinary Attorney Woo?