Netflix greenlits Lee Jae-Wook, Jo Bo-Ah period drama Hong Rang

Netflix is set to transport viewers to the enigmatic world of the Joseon era with its latest period mystery melodrama, Hong Rang (working title). The series boasts a stellar cast, including Lee Jae-Wook, Jo Bo-Ah, Jung Ga-Ram, Um Ji-Won, Park Byung-Eun, and Kim Jae-Uck. It promises to be a captivating addition to the streaming giant’s lineup.

Lee Jae-Wook, known for versatile performances in popular dramas like Alchemy of Souls, Search: WWW, and Extraordinary You, takes on the role of Hong Rang. He portrays the long-lost son of Joseon’s elite, who reemerges from the shadows with a web of hidden secrets. Disappearing in childhood, his unexpected return sets the stage for a narrative filled with romance and suspense.

Cho Bo-ah, known for her beloved roles in Destined With You and Tale of the Nine-Tailed, adds depth to the story as Jae-I. She grapples with conflicting emotions, torn between doubt and love for her enigmatic step-brother, Hong Rang. Their fates become intricately intertwined, creating a tale that skillfully explores themes of love, friendship, and destiny.

Steering this intriguing saga is the visionary director Kim Hong-Sun, renowned for his acclaimed work on Netflix series like Money Heist: Joint Economic Area, LUCA: The Beginning, and The Guest. Collaborating with him is the talented screenwriter Kim Jin-A, recognized for her contributions to Dr. Brain. Together, they pledge to deliver a historical drama that will captivate audiences worldwide.

Hong Rang promises to unearth a tale from the annals of Joseon that has never been told before. Prepare for a spellbinding experience as Netflix invites viewers to immerse themselves in this captivating period mystery melodrama.

Series Information:

  • Title: Hong Rang (working title)
  • Original Novel: Hong Rang: Swallowing Gold by Jang Da-Hye (Published by Book Recipe)
  • Director: Kim Hong-Sun
  • Screenwriter: Kim Jin-A
  • Cast: Lee Jae-Wook, Jo Bo-Ah, Jung Ga-Ram, Um Ji-Won, Park Byung-Eun, Kim Jae-Uck
  • Production: Studio Dragon, Ace Maker Movie Works, H House
  • Co-Production: IO Content Group
  • Distribution: Netflix

Stay tuned for more updates on the mesmerizing world of Hong Rang.

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