The upcoming historical drama “River Where the Moon Rises” (literal title) has completed its main cast lineup! “...
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The upcoming historical drama “River Where the Moon Rises” (literal title) has completed its main cast lineup!
“River Where the Moon Rises” Tell the love story between Pyeonggang and On Dal, who are characters in a classic Goguryeo folktale. Pyeonggang, also called as Yeom Ga Jin, is an ambitious woman who dreams of becoming the first female to lead Goguryeo, and she uses On Dal’s love for her to achieve her goals.
As confirmed previously, Kim So Hyun will play Pyeonggang, who is 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 principles 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 a Perfect person. 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 beautiful woman with 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 famous dramas such as “Woman of 9.9 Billion” and “Temptation,” and directed by Yoon Sang Ho of “Saimdang, Light’s Diary” and “King Maker: The Change of Destiny.” This film is planned to be on air in the first half of 2021.