Jang Dong Yoon SBS Drama “Joseon Exorcist” Permanently Cancelled With Just Two Episodes : 196,837 People Have Signed A Petition For The Show To Stop Airing
The new drama “Joseon Exorcist” will no longer air following the drama’s historical inaccuracies and use of Chinese Props controversies.
Today (March 26) , SBS released an official statement about the new drama “Joseon Exorcist” being officially cancelled.
The first two episodes received a lot of severe criticisms instead of praise from the audience. According to Yonhap News Report , the reason is because of the drama’s historical inaccuracies portrayal, King Taejong (played by Kwam Woo Sung) murdering his own people and Prince Chungnyung (played by Jang Dong Yoon) , visiting a tavern , drinking Chinese liquor and eating Chinese food (e.g dumplings, century egg and mooncakes)
Due to the drama’s historical inaccuracies, it loses a lot of sponsors and over 20 companies decided to withdraw their advertisements, including big companies such as Samsung ,LG Household , BLACKYAK, Bodyfriend, Ace Bed, Hite Jinro, and KT.
Additionally, about 196,837 Koreans signed a blue house petition to permanently stop the airing of “Joseon Exorcist”. (Based on the website of the Office of President Moon Jae-In)
The drama “Joseon Exorcist” with 32 Billion Won Production is now cancelled.