The Necessary Wife. The English title of upcoming lakorn remake Mia Jum Pen (2020)) tells you all you need to know about it really. This is going to be on Channel 3 and stars Mai Warit (Mia Archeep) and Pie Rinrada (Krong Karm). No word yet on when this will be released, but at least this lakorn is on Neko’s English subbing list so it should be English subbed.
Synopsis: Tawan live with Yuanjai, aunt in law and her daughter Yardfah as servant. Yhod, her uncle once made promise with his friend Trong to set their child marriage. Yhardfah refuse it, think that Tomorn, Trong’s son, is rustic and poor guy, also being in relationship with Bunlaeng. They don’t make any money, just spend Yuanjai’s money. One day, Tomorn gives his hand to pay a debt for Yuanjai, so she let Tawan to marry him as Yhardfah. Because of telling that he hate liar, Tawan start feeling awkward about this. At Tomorn’s house, she’s always bullied by Sawai, his mother, Gingkaew, nanny of his sister and Sopit, his friend who crush on him (Source:thaidramatic_update). (Source: MyDramaList)
This couple looks good together and I’m twisting myself up into knots hoping the nang’ek isn’t the doormat she was in the previous 2001 version and reports seem to back me up, so I’m hopeful.