Extraordinary Attorney Woo is clearly one of the most successful South Korean shows you can stream on Netflix now. The K-drama follows the story Woo Young-woo (Park Eun-bin), an autistic and gifted lawyer, working at a large law firm called Hanbada. The show premiered on Netflix on June 29, 2022, and it quickly became one of the most popular TV shows on the streaming service, dominating Netflix's global charts.
Park Eun-bin received a lot of praise from critics and fans for her performance as the autistic lawyer, and fans love the show's inspiring story, comedy, and romance. Two new episodes were released weekly, and Episode 16, titled Though Unusual and Peculiar, was released on August 18, 2022.
But will there be more episodes of Extraordinary Attorney Woo coming to Netflix this week?
Will there be new episodes of Extraordinary Attorney Woo this week?
Unfortunately, Netflix will not be releasing new episodes of Extraordinary Attorney Woo this week. The first season of the legal drama consists of 16 episodes total, so Episode 16 was the season finale. While this may sound like sad news to K-drama fans, we have good news to share about the future of the this hit series.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2 is not included in Netflix's list of films and TV shows coming in October 2022, so don't expect it to arrive anytime soon.
Will there be new episodes of Extraordinary Attorney Woo in the future?
NME reported that AStory, one of the production companies behind Extraordinary Attorney Woo, said that there are plans to continue the show with Season 2.
On Aug. 17, AStory CEO Lee Sang-baek told South Korean media outlets about the renewal.
Here's what Lee said about the renewal of the show:
"Thanks to the support of many viewers, 'Attorney Woo' will return with season 2. We hope to air the second season some time in 2024. However, the process of adjusting the schedules of all of the cast members and crew will pose as a significant challenge. Nonetheless, we plan to proceed with season 2 without any cast member changes, or any changes to the production staff."
So, fans will have to wait until 2024, but note that Netflix hasn't officially confirmed a release date for Extraordinary Attorney Woo Season 2 yet. You can read more details about the upcoming season here.