Moon Lovers – Scarlet Heart: Ryeo
Title: 달의 연인 – 보보경심: 려 / Moon Lovers – Scarlet Heart: Ryeo
Chinese Title: 月之戀人－步步驚心：麗
Early Title: 달의 연인 / Moon Lovers
Previously known as: 보보경심 : 려 / Scarlet Heart: Ryeo
Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Romance
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2016-Aug-29 to 2016-Nov-01
Air Time: Monday & Tuesday 22:00
This drama is based on Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” by Tong Hua which was originally published online in 2005 on Jinjiang Original Network. The novel also adapted into the chinese television series “Scarlet Heart” which was aired in Hunan Broadcasting System (HBS) from 2011-Sep-10 to 2011-Sep-29 and also “Scarlet Heart 2” which was aired in Zhejiang STV (ZJTV) from 2014-Apr-22 to 2014-May-07.
This drama was fully pre-produced before airing which is a departure from the live-shoot production format that characterizes most Korean dramas. The Filming Began on 2016-Jan and Completed on 2016-June-30. The series will be simulcast in China.
The story set up in the early of Goryeo regime. Hae Soo (IU), a 25 year old girl from modern era got transported back to Goryeo dynasty and got trapped in the conflicts and struggles between princes of Wang’s House. There, she falls in love with Wang So (Lee Joon Ki) who makes other people tremble with fear.
Lee Joon Ki as Wang So (4th Prince)
IU as Hae Soo
Kang Ha Neul as Wang Wook (8th Prince)
Hong Jong Hyun as Wang Yo (3rd Prince)
Kim San Ho as Wang Mu (Crown Prince)
Yoon Sun Woo as Wang Won (9th Prince)
Byun Baek Hyun as Wang Hyun (10th Prince)
Nam Joo Hyuk as Wang Yoo (13th Prince)
Ji Soo as Wang Jung (14th Prince)
People Around Prince
Kim Sung Kyun as Choi Jimong
Park Ji Young as Queen Sinmyeongsunseong
Sung Dong Il as General Park Sookyung
Jo Min Ki as Wang Geon
Kim Kang Il (김강일) as Shinjoo Kangssi
Kang Han Na as Hwangbo Yeonhwa (later Queen Daemok)
Z.Hera as Park Sundeok
Seo Hyun as Yoo Hee (last Princess of Baekje)
Park Shi Eun as Lady Hae (principal wife of Wang Wook)
Jin Ki Joo as Chaeryung
Choi Byung Mo as Park Young Kyu
Park Jung Hak as Wang Shik Ryum
Woo Hee Jin
Jung Kyung Soon
Production Company: NBCUniversal & YG Entertainment
Producers: NBC and YG Ent.
Director: Kim Kyu Tae
Screenwriter: Jo Yoon Young
Early working title was “Moon Lovers” then changed to “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” on 2016-Jan-04 before picking up title of “Moon Lovers – Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” on 2016-July-04.