Lee Sun Gyun and Moon Chae Won Confirmed To Star In New Drama
On September 7, SBS confirmed the main cast for the upcoming drama “Beopjjeon” (romanized title), which is set to premiere in the first half of 2023.
“Beopjjeon” is a drama that tells thrilling revenge story of those who risk everything to fight the money (“jjeon”) cartel that colluded with the law (“beop”). The drama’s portrayal of those who refuse to remain silent and fight against the incompetent and unjust authority in their own way will provide thrill and catharsis to viewers.
The drama stars Lee Sun Gyun and Moon Chae Won, who are known for their unrivaled abilities to take on their characters, raising viewers’ anticipation greatly. In addition to this, writer Kim Won Seok, who proved his ability to create interesting stories and well-made fictional worlds through the dramas “The Queen’s Classroom” and “Descendants of the Sun,” and director Lee Won Tae, who showcased his abilities through the films “The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil” and “Man of Will,” collaborated on the upcoming drama, heralding the birth of another masterpiece.
Lee Sun Gyun will take on the role of Eun Yong, a hermit-like businessman who is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and owner of a global private equity fund. Lee Sun Gyun, who became a world star through the film “Parasite,” boasts a diverse filmography including rom-coms and eye-catching action films. Viewers are curious to find out how Lee Sun Gyun will portray Eun Yong.
Moon Chae Won, who is making her return to the small screen after about two years, will play the role of Army Major Park Joong Kyung, an elite judicial officer who passed the bar exam and graduated the training institute with top scores. Moon Chae Won, who makes her presence known in each project with her unique calm and elegant atmosphere, will exude charisma as the role of Park Joong Kyung, adding excitement to the story.
The production team remarked, “‘Beopjjeon’ has started its journey with the goal of premiering in the first half of 2023. All the cast and crew are doing their best to create a high-quality drama that will take over the drama [industry] in 2023. Please look forward to the new Friday-Saturday drama ‘Beopjjeon,’ which will be the outcome of everyone’s hard work and enthusiasm.”
While waiting, watch Lee Sun Gyun in “War of Prosecutors“:
Also watch Moon Chae Won in “Flower of Evil“