Chogiwa – Along with the release of some lead character images from the drama River Where the Moon Rises, Victory Contents, the production company of this drama, also shared information about the broadcast plan.
It has been confirmed that this drama will air in the first half of 2021 to occupy KBS2’s Monday – Tuesday slot after Secret Royal Inspector.
Synopsis of River Where the Moon Rises
River Where the Moon Rises is a drama adapted from a novel written by Choi Sagyu published in 2010 entitled Princess Pyeonggang while the characters are inspired by a classic Goguryeo folktale. This drama itself is about a love story between Pyeonggang and On Dal.
Pyeonggang or Yeom Ga Jin was born as a princess of Goguryeo but trained as a soldier. She is an ambitious woman whose dream is to become the first female ruler of Goguryeo. In the process, she meets On Dal and gets confused with the new and strange feeling she has toward him.
Meanwhile, the character On Dal is portrayed as a simple and pure man. However, he is ready to do everything in order to protect Pyeonggang.
Lineup Cast of River Where the Moon Rises
Victory Contents via their official Instagram account shared some lead character images with the caption that explains each character in brief.
#1 Kim So Hyun as Pyeonggang
Kim So Hyun will take the role of Pyeonggang or Yeom Ga Jin; an ambitious princess who wants to be the ruler of Goguryeo. She meets On Dal and gets confused about the feeling she has toward him.
“I will become the ruler and recover the honor of Goguryeo by repelling all greedy and disloyal people”
#2 Ji Soo as On Dal
Character On Dal will be played by Ji Soo. He is a simple man but with principle. However, he may go against his principle if only to protect Pyeonggang.
“It’s okay to be a fool if only to protect someone”
#3 Lee Ji Hoon as Go Geon
Go Geon will be played by Lee Ji Hoon. Go Geon character is described as a perfect character. He is the top elite general who has everything but the love from Pyeonggang.
“I think I have everything but then it changes when I meet you”
#4 Choi Yu Hwa as Hae Mo Yong
Choi Yu Hwa will play the role of Hae Mo Yong, a mysterious and powerful woman whose love is only for Go Geon.
“I will play with Goguryeo! A woman who controls the horses on the chessboard”
As mentioned in several articles, actor Kang Ha Neul will make a special appearance in River Where the Moon Rises. He will play the role of General On Hyeop, On Dal’s father. His character is described as a rightful leader for his people and country.
River Where the Moon Rises confirmed to air in the first half of 2021 becomes one of the highly-anticipated drama in 2021, not only because of the amazing lineup cast but also because this drama will be directed by Yoon Sangho who also responsible for the success of Saimdang: Memoir of Colors, Kingmaker: The Change of Destiny and Temptation while this drama is produced by Victory Contents.
So, you have to make sure to put this drama on your watching list for the upcoming 2021.