According to Netflix, “a whirlwind of emotions, weaving romance and suspense” can be expected from the new K-drama. The streaming platform said “Hong Rang” will be set in the Joseon era and will also star Jung Ga-ram of “The Interest of Love.”
Lee Jae-wook will play the role of Hong Rang, the long-lost son of Joseon’s elite, who disappeared during his childhood. When he returns, he carries hidden secrets with him. Meanwhile, Jo Bo-ah will be Hong’s stepsister who’s torn between doubt and love for her stepbrother. Their fates become permanently intertwined in this story of love, friendship, and destiny.
Director Kim Hong-sun of “Money Heist: Joint Economic Area,” “LUCA: The Beginning,” and “The Guest” will be at the helm of this drama. Screenwriter Kim Jin-a, known for her work on “Dr. Brain,” will be working with him. The duo promises a historical drama that will captivate audiences globally.
The series will be based on the novel “Hong Rang: Swallowing Gold” by Jang Da-hye.