Main trailer added for ENA drama series “Like Flowers in Sand” starring Jang Dong-Yoon and Lee Joo-Myoung. The main trailer begins with Jang Dong-Yoon stating “I’ll retire. If I can’t become a champion this time as well, I’ll retire.” Around the 49 second mark Lee Joo-Myoung states “Do whatever you want. If you want to do it then do it and if you don’t want to do it then say you don’t want to.” The drama series revolves around the Korean wrestling sport called “ssireum,” which was also featured in 2006 movie “Like a Virgin.”
“Like Flowers in Sand” first airs December 20, 2023 in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Kim Baek-Doo (Jang Dong-Yoon) participates in the traditional Korean wrestling sport of ssireum and is a member of the ssireum team for the Geosan County Office. Kim Baek-Doo was born as the youngest son of a prestigious ssireum family. In his past, he was known as a genius like ssireum wrestler, but not anymore. He is thinking about retiring from the sport altogether. One day, Kim Baek-Doo meets his childhood friend Oh Yoo-Kyung (Lee Joo-Myoung) and has a turning point in his ssireum life. Oh Yoo-Kyung and Kim Baek-Doo grew up together in Geosan County. She begins to work as a leader of the management team for the ssireum team, which is on the verge of disbanding.
Meanwhile they have people around them like Min Hyun-Wook (Yun Jong-Seok), who suddenly appears at Geosan County and adjusts well to life here, and Joo Mi-Ran (Kim Bo-Ra) who is a mysterious cafe owner. There’s also the new coach Kwak Jin-Soo (Lee Jae-Joon) of the ssireum team and Jo Seok-Hee (Lee Joo-Seung), who is Kim Baek-Doo’s best friend and works as a police constable.