It was previously confirmed that Kim Yoo Jung has accepted the casting offer to star in an all new fantasy romance, Hong Chun Gi. The young star has finally gotten her leading men for the drama, with Ahn Hyo Seop and Kwak Si Yang joining the crew.
Kwak Si Yang is set to play a cruel and ambitious general that has his eye set for the throne. He will work with Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Yoo Jung, with Kim Yoo Jung playing a talented female painter while Ahn Hyo Seop plays a fortune teller that has lost his sight.
Hong Chun Gi is a sageuk, set in historical times. It tells the tale of an extremely talented female painter, the titular Hong Chun Gi, who is the only female painter in all of Joseon. The story is said to be based on a novel by sageuk writer, Jung Eun Kwol who previously penned successful novel-turned-dramas such as Sungkyunkwan Scandal and The Moon That Embraces The Sun.