7 New flower boy historical K-dramas we can't wait to watch in 2016
Did you know that we have plenteous flower boy sageuks (historical K-dramas) coming our way in 2016? So far we have had Six Flying Dragons, starring Yoo Ah In and Shin Se Kyung and Jang Young Sil starring the triplets' dad Song Il Kuk. Scroll down to reveal 7 more historical K-dramas of 2016 starring flower boys!
7. Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Moon Lovers)
Tentative premiere: September on SBS
Synopsis: Moon Lovers is a remake of the popular Chinese series Bu Bu Jing Xin (Scarlet Heart) and revolves around many sons of Goryeo’s fourth king Kwangjong. Kim Kyo Tae of That Winter, the Wind Blows, IRIS, and It's Okay, That's Love is set to direct the drama.
Premiere: September on KBS
Synopsis: A group of Hwarangs, elite young men, get to know each other and fight for their kingdom of Silla.
Below are the Hwarang flower boys plus Go Ah Ra at a script reading meeting late February.
Premiere: May after the conclusion of Ms. Temper and Nam Jung Gi on DramaFever
Synopsis: This fantasy historical drama reimagines the life of famed Joseon doctor Heo Jun (Yoon Si Yoon) with a fantastical twist. In this version, he is a brilliant and ambitious man struggling to overcome his poor background. He does his best to help the people around him until one day he discovers and falls in love with a cursed princess.
4. Saimdang, the Herstory
Premiere: September on SBS
Synopsis: Lee Young Ae is going to play the renowned historical figure Shin Saimdang after a 12-year break since her last drama, Jewel in the Palace.
3. The Flower In Prison
Premiere: April on MBC
Synopsis: Ok Nyeo (Jin Se Yeon), a girl born in prison, grows to help the unfairly accused and correct the injustices in the Joseon legal system.
2. Moonlight Drawn by Clouds
Tentative premiere: Summer on KBS
Synopsis: In this romantic historical drama, which is based on the eponymous web novel, a young woman in 19th century Joseon (Kim Ji Won) poses as a man to hide her identity. She becomes a eunuch in the palace and gives dating advice to the king. Crown Prince Hyomyeong (Park Bo Gum), a brilliant prince and heir to the throne, befriends the eunuch, not knowing that she's really a woman.
Premiere: March 29 on DramaFever
Synopsis: Renowned across the land as the best gambler in Korea, Dae Gil (Jang Geun Suk) entices King Yeongji (Yeo Jin Goo) into participating in a match that could tear apart the entire Joseon empire. Will King Yeongji risk it all, even with the entire kingdom on the line?