Ji Soo, Lee Ji Hoon, And More Confirmed To Join Kim So Hyun And Kang Ha Neul In New Historical Drama
The upcoming historical drama “River Where the Moon Rises” (literal title) has finalized its main cast lineup!
“River Where the Moon Rises” retells the love story between Pyeonggang and On Dal, who are characters in a classic Goguryeo folktale. Pyeonggang, also known as Yeom Ga Jin, is an ambitious woman who dreams of becoming the first female to lead Goguryeo, and she uses On Dal’s feelings for her to her advantage.
As confirmed previously, Kim So Hyun will play Pyeonggang, who is born a princess and raised a soldier. She is clever and level-headed. Ji Soo has been cast in the role of On Dal, a peace-loving, pure man who goes against his beliefs in order to protect Pyeonggang. Kang Ha Neul will play On Dal’s father On Hyup, the chief of the Sunnobu tribe and a general for Goguryeo.
Lee Ji Hoon will play the elite general Go Geon, who is perfect in every way. For the first time in his life, he longs to make Pyeonggang his and dives into an intense fight for her heart.
Choi Yoo Hwa will be Hae Mo Yong, who is determined to control Goguryeo and play with it as she wants. She is a woman with a beautiful face, a meticulous personality, a special power to foresee the future, and a big secret of her own. Hae Mo Yong falls in love with Go Geon and adds to the excitement of the drama.
A source from the drama shared, “We have completed the cast lineup that is 100 percent in sync with the characters in the script. We focused on strong acting skills and the chemistry between the characters during the casting process. Please look forward to seeing how these actors will portray the love story between Pyeonggang and On Dal in the Goguryeo tale and what kind of message and emotion they will extend to modern-day society through the drama.”
“River Where the Moon Rises” is written by Han Ji Hoon, who previously wrote dramas such as “Woman of 9.9 Billion” and “Tempation,” and directed by Yoon Sang Ho of “Saimdang, Light’s Diary” and “King Maker: The Change of Destiny.” It is slated to air in the first half of 2021.
Check out Kim So Hyun in “The Tale of Nokdu“:
Also watch Ji Soo in “When I Was the Most Beautiful“:
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