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"Boys Over Flowers" to be Recreated in an American Television Series Titled "Boys Before Friends"

So we've seen 3 other version of the original "Hana Yori Dango" manga. Do you think this American version will live up to the fans expectations and match, if not exceed, the popularity of "Boys Over Flowers"?

Nov 10, 2013 12:42 AM AEDT
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In September this year, it has been announced the famous Korean drama series "Boys Over Flowers" will be recreated for American television.

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The original Korean has been revised in the American adaptation which has been titled "Boys Before Friends". The series has begun filming on November 7.

"Boys Over Flowers" has already been recreated in four versions. Originally it began with the hit manga "Hana Yori Dango" by Kamio Yoko. Taiwan also made its own version called "Meteor Garden" which also became a big hit in Asia. "Let's Go Watch Metero Shower" was another adaption produced in China. Lastly, "Boys Over Flowers" swooned viewers and Korea and all over the world with Gu Jun Pyo and Geum Jan Di's romantic yet hilarious antics.

For "Between Boys and Friends" the plot has since been slightly altered.

The female lead character is named Zoey who is miraculously granted admission to the prestigious Ellison University which has a student population primarily consisting of the rich elite. The school holds auditions every year in search of talented students deserving of a full scholarship, and Zoey was accepted.

Zoey is a dancer who was raised in a middle class family. On her first day she discovers that the school's realities are much harsher than expected when she witnesses a several situations of bullying by a group of famous boys. She stands up against bullies who she later on discovers to be the notorious F4.

After a series of events, Zoey earns the respect of F4 and eventually falls in love with the group's leader, Liam.

The production team also released the photos of the official cast list to trigger excitement among fans.

For more info about the series visit their website (click here).

The official cast of Boys Before Friends
The official cast of Boys Before Friends

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