SBS “Penthouse” Begins Filming For Season 3
The record-breaking drama is gearing up for another mind-blowing season.
Officials behind SBS’ Penthouse confirmed that filming began on April 27. Season 3’s first script reading was held on April 22.
Starring Lee Ji-ah, Kim Soyeon, and Eugene, Penthouse revolves around the story of women within the top percentile of Korea’s wealthiest families. The plot focuses heavily on these women’s desire for revenge and their drive to go through any lengths for their children and their family.
The show first premiered in October of 2020, with the first season concluded in January 2021. Season 1 consisted of 21 episodes. On the other hand, the latest season first aired on February 19 this year, and concluded on April 2 with 13 episodes.
The drama is scheduled to return on June 4. Unlike the previous two seasons, Season 3 will be aired only once a week on Fridays. New cast members include On Joo Wan and Park Ho San.
Penthouse continuously broke records as it ranked number 1 in TV ratings for 13 weeks. Both seasons also exceeded 30 percent of viewer ratings. Season 2’s finale, alone, garnered 28.8 percent of average viewer ratings nationwide and 30.5 percent in Seoul’s metropolitan area.