Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

[Hot Takes from the Noonas] Yoon Kyun-sang and Kim Ji-suk face off in stills for "Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People"

2017/01/04 | 691 views | Permalink

The manes of glory are out in full force as Yoon Kyun-sang and Kim Ji-suk appear in the first stills from MBC's upcoming sageuk, "Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People".

"Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People" is a twist on the story of the Joseon era thief, Hong Gil-dong, set in the time of the cruel king, Yeonsangun. Kim Ji-suk will be stretching his acting muscles as Yeonsangun, the most hated king of the Joseon era, while Yoon Kyun-sang will take on his first leading role as the titular thief. Instead of stealing from the rich, Hong Gil-dong will steal the hearts of the Korean people, uniting them against the tyrannical Yeonsangun.

I'm not a fan of sageuks, but I like the idea of Kim Ji-suk playing the villain. I'm also curious to see Yoon Kyun-sang in a leading role, after he impressed viewers as Lee Jong-suk's older brother in "Pinocchio", and as Moo-hyeol, one of the dragons in "Six Flying Dragons". Rounding out the cast is Chae Soo-bin as a widow with a grudge against the king, and Lee Honey as the king's calculating consort.

"Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People" will start its 30-episode run on January 30th, taking over the Monday-Tuesday time slot. I'll be checking in with this drama, if only to see if our two leading men can conquer the sageuk curse of terrible hair.

Love,

Only of Noonas Over Forks

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 

 

 Previous news

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations