KBS2 drama series “When Flowers Bloom, I Think of the Moon” (literal title), starring Yoo Seung-Ho & Hyeri, to premiere December 20, 2021 in South Korea. The drama series will take over KBS2’s Monday & Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after the conclusion of “The King’s Affection.” Meanwhile, photos above and below are from the first script reading for the drama series, which took place shortly before filming began in early May, 2021. The first script reading included director Hwang In-Hyuk, screenwriter Kim Joo-Hee, and cast members Yoo Seung-Ho, Hyeri, Byeon Woo-Seok, Kang Mi-Na, Choi Won-Young,Jang Gwang, Lim Won-Hee, Bae Yoo-Ram, & Seo Ye-Hwa. The drama series takes place in late 19th century Joseon, when a strict policy of alcohol prohibition exists. A romance takes place between prohibition officer Nam Young (Yoo Seung-Ho) and Kang Ro-Seo (Hyeri), who brews alcohol.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Set during the late Joseon period, when a strict alcohol prohibition has been enacted.
Nam Young (Yoo Seung-Ho) works as an officer for the Saheonbu. One of missions at the Saheonbu is to crackdown on people who break the alcohol prohibition. Nam Young came to Hanyang (old name for Seoul) from his hometown to find success. He has an attractive physical appearance and is a man of principals. He meets Kang Ro-Seo (Hyeri) and becomes confused by her.
Kang Ro-Seo is the daughter of a poor noble family. She is actually the breadwinner in her family. She doesn’t mind doing manual labor for money. To pay off debt that she fallen into, she starts brewing alcohol during the strict alcohol prohibition period.