The popular webtoon “Mung Bean Chronicles” also called “Mung Bean Pancake” (in Korean “녹두전”) is being remade in a drama. The main cast is finally completed.
It is a romantic comedy drama set in Joseon. It tells the romance between a man who is disguising as a woman to infiltrate a community for widows (Jang DongYoon as Jun NokDoo) and a girl that hates the idea of becoming a gisaeng (Kim SoHyun as Dong DongJoo). For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here. You can also check our list of 2019 dramas remade of webtoon.
Kim SoHyun has been confirmed for the lead character as Dong DongJoo, a gisaeng trainee. Song GeonHee also confirmed for one of the main male characters as Jun HwangTae, he is pretending to be a servant.
Everyone was waiting for Jang DongYoon decision as he was in talks for the role of Jun NokDoo. According to Ten Asia, on Apr. 29, Jang DongYoon confirmed his participation.
He is cast as Jun NokDoo. A man that disguises himself as a woman and infiltrates a community for widows. He is a manly man who grows up with the ambition of going into the wider world. He has good looks, intelligence, and strength. He has everything. Because of an unexpected event, he is disguising himself and meet Dong DongJoo.
The drama will premiere in September on KBS.