“Mung Bean Chronicles” (2019 Drama): Cast & Summary
“Mung Bean Chronicles” also called “Mung Bean Pancake” (in Korean “녹두전”) is a romantic comedy drama set in Joseon. It joins the numerous list of other dramas of 2019 based on webtoons. The webtoon started in 2014 and has been receiving a lot of attention and a high score in Naver webtoon.
Many are excited at the announcement of this drama! Kim SoHyun has been cast for it. The actress will be doing 2 dramas this year and the two of them based on webtoon: this one and “Love Alarm“. She starred in dramas such as “Who Are You: School 2015” (2015), “Ruler: The Owner of the Mask” (2017), and “Radio Romance” (2018). She is a well-loved Hallyu actress moreover she has acted in various historical dramas before.
Many are curious to see the chemistry of the two of them. The plot is also interesting because it is not a girl disguising herself as a man but a man disguising himself as a woman.
Here is more information. We will keep on updating so stay tuned by bookmarking us! Some information are from the webtoon and may not match with the remake, we will update.
Mung Bean Chronicles (2019)
Title: Mung Bean Chronicles/Mung Bean Pancake/Nokdujeon/녹두전
Director: Kim DongHwi
Writer: Im YeJin, Baek SoYeon
Runtime: September 2019
# of Episodes: –
It tells the romance between a man who is disguising as a woman to infiltrate a community for widows and a girl that hates the idea of becoming a gisaeng.
Kim SoHyun as Dong DongJoo
A girl that hates the idea of becoming a gisaeng.
An 16 years old girl. She is from the Gisaeng House. She is the only one of her classmates that has yet to have her flower bloomed (to lose her virginity). She is thinking more about the Gisaeng house’s future than her own.
Jang DongYoon as Jun NokDoo
He disguises himself as a woman and infiltrates a community for widows.
An 18 years old man and his real name is LeeDuk. He was preparing to get married but ran out of his house because the bride was only five years old. To escape from his family, he changed his name and dresses like a girl. He doesn’t dislike the fact to dress like a girl. He then can have a look at women taking a bath in the valleys. He is very active but he tries to control himself. He looks very pretty as a woman.
Song GeonHee as Jun HwangTae
He is the elder brother of Jun NokDoo and is 20 years old. His character is a person with a clear mind and a warm heart. He is 180 degrees different when he smiles or not. He is serving Dong DongJoo. He is pretending to be a servant.
Here is the webtoon link in Korean. It is not officially available in English. Here is a glimpse to it.
Kim SoHyun posted about the drama on her Instagram.
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