The Flower of Evil tvN’s Stars Lee Joon Gi & Moon Chae Won
Heads up K-drama fans, another exciting team up is about to unfold.
tvN just confirmed that they will be releasing a new thriller drama entitled The Flower of Evil. Starring Lee Joon Gi and Moon Chae Won, the upcoming thriller is about a psychopath and his policewoman wife who unfolds the truth about her husband’s real identity.
The drama will revolve around the Lee Joon Gi’s character as he tries to hide his dark past, and his wife as she tries to break and trace down her husband’s identity. What viewers will love on this drama is how the couple cope with the changes in their lives from harmonious household life to extreme crime scenes.
Lee Joon Gi will play the role of Baek Hee Sung. He is a steel craftsman and a typical domestic husband. He earns a living through his small steel craft studio, just enough to support his family’s day to day living. Back Hee Jung is a typical husband who loves household chores and taking care of his child. He is already contented with what he already has.
However, Baek Hee Sung has a mysterious identity. Despite his contentment in life, Baek Hee Sung has psychopath tendencies. He finds it hard to feel emotions such as happiness, respect, disappointment, consideration, sympathy nor guilt.
Despite Baek Hee Sung’s ideal husband’s character, he struggles to feel emotions as well as he is apathetic.
Meanwhile Baek Hee Sung’s wife Cha Ji Won (played by Moon Chae Won), is a homicide detective who has a passion in performing her duties. She takes pride in her craft and many people believe she is really good at solving crimes.
Will Baek Hee Sung (Lee Joon Gi) be able to completely hide his dark past forever? Will her wife Cha Ji Won (Moon Chae Won) be able to find out his husband’s true identity? How will the couple cope with the changes as deception and chases of the past starts to enter into their lives? This is what viewers and audiences should find out.
The Flower of Evil is expected to bring audiences a high-quality suspense drama depicting the picture between a mere happy marriage and dangerous crime chase.
The Stars of The Flower of Evil
The lead character in the upcoming suspense drama is played by the well-loved Korean actor Lee Joon Gi. It will be his first major drama in more than a year since he starred in the recently aired drama entitled Lawless Lawyer. In 2016, his role as the Fourth Prince Wang So in Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryo gained him more popularity on several asian countries including The Philippines. He was paired up to IU in the recently aired drama and made him even more popular and well-loved by his fans.
Lee Joon Gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He worked several part time jobs during his teenage years until he gained acceptance in Seoul Institute of Arts.
Lee Joon Gi started his career in Korean industry appearing in several music videos. He also became part of several acting roles however, he did not gain immediate success in his roles. In 2004, Joon Gi landed his first ever major acting role in the drama Star’s Echo. Soon enough, he made several acting debuts on big screen. In 2004 as well, he became part of the film “Flying Boys”, his first ever Korean film.
Gaining more popularity in 2000’s, Lee Joon Ki starred in the SBS drama series “My Girl”. The series made him one of Korea and Asia’s most popular actors.
Aside from acting, Lee Joon Ki is also a great singer and performer. He held fan concerts not only in South Korea, but also in China and Japan. In 2009, Lee Joon KI was appointed by Korean Tourism Organization as the ambassador for Korean tourism.
In 2016, Lee Joon Ki won several awards for his performance in Moon Lovers: Scarlet heart Ryo. Some of his awards include Ten Star Award, Hanryu Star Award and Best Couple Award.
Lee Joon Gi’s partner in The Flower of Evil is the beautiful South Korean actress Moon Chae Won. Moon Chae Won made her debut in the teen drama Mackerel Run in 2007. However, she became more popular for her supporting role in the drama The Painter of the Wind in 2008.
She gained an award for her performance in the said drama. In 2009, she became part of one of Korea’s top-rated drama Brilliant Legacy.
Moon Chae Won marked her career breakthrough in 2011 when she played the lead role in the drama The Princess Man and War of the Arrows.
Her performance in War of the Arrows gained her several awards including Best New Actress at the Blue Dragon Film Awards and at the Grand Bell Awards.
Aside from these two major roles of her, Moon Chae Won was also part of several notable television series including Good Doctor and The Innocent Man.
More information about the upcoming drama series
The upcoming thriller drama will be the reuniting drama of the two famous South Korean stars. Three years prior, they worked together in the K-adaptation of Criminal Minds. Criminal Minds is about profilers investigating cases right from the perspective of the criminals itself in order to solve the cases. It is a remake of the hit US drama series with the same title which aired on CBS in 2005. Moon Chae Won and Lee Joon Gi were both part of the said drama series.
The flower of evil is directed by PD Kim Chul Guy and written by Yoo Jung Hee. PD Kim Chul Guy worked on several dramas already including Chicago Typewriter, Mother and On The Way to the Airport. Too Jung Hee on the other hand, wrote the drama Naked Fireman.
The upcoming thriller drama entitled the flower of evil is set to air on Wednesdays and Thursdays on tvN starting this June 2020.