jTBC Unveils “Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency” Character Sketches Featuring Kim Min Jae, Seo Ji Hoon, Gong Seung Yeon, Park Ji Hoon & More
Shaping up to carry a modern vibe, Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency readies for its premiere in September.
Revealing quick character sketches along with official posters, jTBC’s newest historical romance drama seems to have the young generation in mind when Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency was conceived.
Based on a novel, the series tells the story of a King who approaches the best marriage agency to protect his first love. The agency’s crew works on transforming the woman from a common citizen to the most noble woman in Joseon. Penning the screenplay is Kim Yi Rang, the same writer of the novel.
Garbed in flashy hanboks, Seo Ji Hoon, Kim Min Jae, Park Ji Hoon, and Byun Woo Suk appear every bit handsome in their character stills. Actresses Gong Seung Yeon and Go Won Hee show distinct looks, but equally charming just the same.
Kim Min Jae as Ma Hoon
In terms of matchmaking success, Ma Hoon a marriage consultant, has a 99% success rate in managing marriage, divorce and remarriage. Beating the odds, the higher risk for his dealing, the higher money he gets. Therefore, he diligently finds the best points and opportunities to succeed.
Portraying Ma Hoon is Kim Min Jae whose well-loved roles include Tempted, Hit the Top and Dr. Romantic.
Seo Ji Hoon As Lee Soo
Life changes for the best and worst for Lee Soo who has lived 23 years of his life as a blacksmith. Suddenly, he becomes the Kingdom’s monarch overnight. Trying to fit in his new role, his unwavering devotion to his first love remains the same. It is with that predicament that he sought the help of Joseon’s top marriage agency.
Suiting up as King Lee Soo is Seo Ji Hoon, who has been making quite a busy splash on his career. His most recent dramas include Tale of Fairy, Prison Playbook and School 2017.
Gong Seung Yeon as Ggae Dong
Challenging the role of King Lee Soo’s first love, a commoner Ggae Dong undergoes transformation through the help of the Flower Crew. Based on the video trailer showing her uncaring boyish attitude, turning her to a woman of elegance would be one of the charming points to anticipate in the series.
Talented actress Gong Seung Yeon has been successfully building her portfolio with a string of well-received dramas such as Circle and Are You Human?.
Park Ji Hoon as Go Young Soo
Dashing debonair who can charm Joseon women with his “wink”, Go Young Soo is in charge of fashion and styling in the flower crew. As the image consultant, expect feel-good moments from his cheery attitude.
Marking his return to small screen as an adult, Park Ji Hoon preps up to his role as the fashion go-to-person in Joseon. In March this year, the former Wanna One member, released his first solo album and has also embarked o his first fan meeting tour.
Byun Woo Suk as Do Joon
Tasked to play the role of Do Joon, the resident smart guy of the crew is Byun Woo Suk. His brains will be of great use in improving the personality and intellect of the client. Fascinating with his mysterious aura, hidden details of his past has led him to join the Flower Crew.
Byun has taken supporting roles in projects including Search: WWW and Welcome to Waikiki 2.
Go Won Hee as Kang Ji Hwa
Ambitious Kang Ji Hwa yearns to become the highest woman in Joseon. Proud of her goal, she looks to be a road block for what the Flower Crew aspires as ordered by the King.
Go Won Hee gears up for the role of Ji Hwa. After the success of her recent KBS series, Perfume, the rising actress is set to breathe a new character which will draw interest the way her previous roles have been. Her thriving drama portfolio includes Your House Helper and Welcome to Waikiki.
Notably, the images released draw attraction with flower props featured as details in the photos. Ma Hoon holds a peony while Ggae Dong has lily. King Lee Soo captivates as he stares on hydrangea.
Meanwhile, Young Soo is as bright as the beautiful daisy he represents; just like how Do Joon charms with baby morning glory in his hand.
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency will premiere on September 16 at 9:30 p.m. via jTBC.
Source: Sports Donga
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