Kim You-Jung & Ahn Hyo-Seop are cast in SBS drama series “Hong Cheon-Ki.” Kim You-Jung will play title character Hong Cheon-Ki. She was born blind, but miraculously gained her eyesight. She becomes the first female painter in the Dohwaseo (Korean Royal Academy of Painting).
Ahn Hyo-Seop will play lead male character Ha Ram. Even though he is blind, he is able to the constellation. He works as an officer at the seowoongwan, which is in charge of astronomy, geography, art of divination, and meteorology. The drama series will depict a love story between female painter Hong Cheon-Ki and Ha Ram.
“Hong Cheon-Ki” will first air sometime next year in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Set during the Joseon era, Hong Cheon-Ki (Kim You-Jung) is a female painter with genius like painting talent. She is picked as the first female painter of the Dohwaseo (Korean Royal Academy of Painting). Hong Cheon-Ki also has a beautiful appearance and bright personality. For her, painting is everything. One day, she meets Ha Ram.
Ha Ram (Ahn Hyo-Seop) is an officer at the Seowoongwan, an office in charge of astronomy, geography, art of divination, meteorology. When he was young, an accident caused him to become blind. Hong Cheon-Ki falls in love with him and she does not care that he is blind. Hong Cheon-Ki keeps appearing in front of Ha Ram and he finds himself waiting for her.