An elite group of warriors are making a beeline for the TV with the drama Hwarang:The Beginning. If that does not set your fan girl hearts soaring, to add on to that brouhaha the drama boasts of an even better star cast that is brimming with flower boys left right and center.
Actor Park Seo Joon, Shinee’s Minho, BTS V (Taehyung), ZE:A’s Park Hyung Sik, actor Do-Ji Han and actress Go Ara are all confirmed to add glitterati to the star cast of upcoming drama on KBS2 TV.
As per Korean history the sixth century Korean kingdom of Silla witnessed the emergence of a unique organization of young men from the kingdom with equally unique functions. The drama Hwarang: The Beginning centers around these Hwarang or “Flowering Knights,” who were an elite group of warriors in the 6th century Seorabeol, capital of the Silla dynasty. The drama illustrates the story of life, growth, passion and love of these Knights who existed some 1500 years ago.
Park Seo Joon plays the character of a legendary warrior who is of low birth status, while Park Hyung Sik plays the character of an underground king, who joins Hwarang to polish his abilities and become a better ruler. Go Ara plays the leading lady. Shinee’s Minho has also been confirmed for the drama earlier today and shall be portraying the character of gallant young man, Soo-Ho who is born with a silver spoon. He is not just the leader of aristocrats but both skillful and ethical and is always brimming with confidence.
Actor Do Ji Han plays the character of Ban Ryoo. Born to a noble family in the Silla dynasty he is both good looking and intellectual. BTS V has also been confirmed for the drama lately. His agency Big Hit Entertainment confirmed the news of his casting in the drama which shall also be his debut as an actor.
True to its name the drama has picked up some of most sought after faces from the industry and hence has been high on anticipation not just in the home country but abroad too. As per the reports LETV (Chinese media group) has already made a contract to purchase the drama.
The drama is expected to start filming sometime soon. Though the time slot is still undecided, it shall air in second half of 2016 and shall be entirely pre-produced.
With an impressive star cast and an equally stupendous story line, this drama is on our must watch list. Waiting for this drama is sure to make us strain every nerve!! Are you pulsating with excitement too?