First teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “The Matchmakers” starring Ro Woon & Cho Yi-Hyun. The teaser trailer has Ro Woon as Sim Jung-Woo, a handsome widower, and Cho Yi-Hyun as Matchmaker Jung Soon-Deok. They stand face to face in a room with Sim Jung-Woo telling Jung Soon-Deok “I… I… have a crush on you.” and “What did I just tell you?”
“The Matchmakers” is now set to first air October 30, 2023 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Monday & Tuesday 9:50 PM “My Lovely Boxer“).
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Sim Jung-Woo (Ro Woon) is an intelligent and handsome young man. He was the youngest to place first in the state examination, but he was picked to become the princess’ husband. During their wedding ceremony, the princess suddenly died. Sim Jung-Woo’s life changed and he became the most unfortunate man. According to the Joseon period custom, he is not able to take the government post and he can’t remarry. He then becomes involved with Jung Soon-Deok (Cho Yi-Hyun).
Jung Soon-Deok is a widow whose late husband was the second son of the first vice-premier. She secretly leads another life under the pseudonym of Yeojoo-daek. As Yeojoo-daek, she works as a matchmaker and also peddler of women’s items like cosmetics and accessories. She is the best matchmaker in the capital city of Hanyang. Sim Jung-Woo and Jung Soon-Deok become involved with each other and they try to get older single men and women to marry as matchmakers.