Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 21:55
Release: August 15, 2012 - October 18, 2012
Director: Kim Sang-Ho, Jung Dae-Yoon
Writer: Jung Yoon-Jung
Country: South Korea
Arang and the Magistrate
Set in the Joseon Dynasty period, a female ghost (Shin Min-A), who was murdered, appears in front of a government official (Lee Joon-Gi) and pleads for the man to punish her murderer. The government official then attempts to appease her wishes.
- First script reading took place at MBC Dream Center in Ilsan, South Korea on May 12. Shin Min-A , Lee Joon-Gi, Yeon Woo-Jin, Yoo Seung-Ho Â and other actors and actress attended. Prior to the script reading, director Kim Sang-Ho and screenwriter Jung Yoon-Jung explained the background ofor the drama and the reasons to make this drama.
- "Arang and the Magistrate" takes over the MBC Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "I Do, I Do" and followed by "I Miss You" November, 2012.
- Filming began May 23, 2012 at Namyangju Studio Complex. The first scene filmed involved A-Rang (Shin Min-A), who is on a roof, watching Eun-Oh (Lee Joon-Gi) walk on the street below with his servant Dol-Soe (Kwon Oh-Jung).