Kim So-hyun-led historical drama ‘Mung Bean Chronicles’ announces supporting cast

KBS2’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Mung Bean Chronicles has announced on Tuesday its supporting actors who are joining leads Kim So-hyun, Jang Dong-yoon, and Kang Tae-oh.

Based on a popular webtoon of the same name, Mung Bean Chronicles is a historical romantic comedy that tells the story of Jeon Neok-du, a young man who refuses to get married and just wants to pursue his ambition.

Jang Dong-yoon (Dance Sports Girls) plays the main character while Kim So-hyun (Love Alarm) plays his love interest named Dong Dong-joo, a trainee gisaeng whom he meets when he sneaks into an all-female village dressed up as a woman. Dong-joo is a hot-tempered trainee gisaeng who has no talent in music but excels in making “anything using the right tools.”

Kang Tae-oh (My First First Love), meanwhile, takes on the role of Cha Yul-moo, a “sexy man” who enjoys a leisurely life.

The supporting cast of the drama includes Jung Joon-ho, Kim Tae-woo, Lee Seung-joon, Yoon Yoo-sun, Song Geon-hee, Jo Soo-hyang, Lee Moon-sik. Jung Joon-ho (Sky Castle) will be seen in the series as King Gwanghae of Joseon, Kim Tae-woo (Different Dreams) as the King’s friend and most trusted subject, and Lee Seung-joon as Neok-du’s father who holds firm beliefs.

Yoon Yoo-sun (Abyss) will be seen as a woman who gathers intelligence from all over the country, Song Geon-hee (Love Alarm) as Neok-du’s elder brother, and Jo Soo-hyang (Something In The Rain) as a widow who secretly works as a skilled warrior at night.

Supporting cast members of Mung Bean Chronicles. Clockwise from top left: Jung Joon-ho, Song Geon-hee, Jo Soo-hyang, Lee Moon-sik, Yoon Yoo-sun, Lee Seung-joon, and Kim Tae-woo.

Also joining the cast are Yang So-min, Han Ga-rim, Song Chae-yoon, Goh Kun-han, Yoon Sa-bong, Hwang Mi-young and Yoon Geum-sun.

Mung Bean Chronicles is directed by Kim Dong-hwi (Fight For My Way, The Merchant: Gaekju 2015) and written by Baek So-yeon and Lim Ye-jin (Love in the Moonlight, Who Are You: School 2015). It will premiere on September 30, following the ongoing drama I Wanna Hear Your Song.

Source: 1

ONGOING KOREAN DRAMAS: Alice | Do You Like Brahms? | Flower of Evil | Homemade Love Story | Lies of Lies | Missing: The Other Side | Record of Youth (POPULAR) | Stranger 2 | When I Was the Most Beautiful

ABOUT US: A site dedicated to Korean TV series, Kdramapal publishes up-to-date and relevant content about Korean dramas including casting news, drama rankings, roundups (recaps), synopses and general info, and TV ratings. Visit us again for updates, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


InternJang manages a team of writers to publish and promote content for Kdramapal every day. He began watching Korean dramas in 2014 and fell in love deeply with his all-time favorites Signal, Reply 1988, and Misaeng. His affinity for writing led him to start a blog and, later on, spearhead efforts to establish KDP as one of the most dependable sources of K-drama information online.