This is going to be a large scale sageuk so it’s reassuring to have the main cast confirmed this year. The drama Moon Rising Over the River has settled on it’s main cast and one high profile special appearance. Ji Soo and Kim So Hyun will play the leads Princess Pyeonggang and the fool Ondal, with Lee Ji Hoon and Choi Yu Hwa as the second leads. Original Ondal role selection Kang Ha Neul declined due to scheduling conflicts but will be making a special guest appearance playing Ondal’s father. His role will not be just one or two scenes and likely span a few episodes during the usual childhood portions of the traditional sageuk. The drama is scheduled for 2021 airing with the PD of Saimdang, Bride of the Century, Tamra the Island, and Taewang Sasingi with the screenwriter of Woman of 9.9 Billion, White Nights, Temptation, Dr. Jin, Road No. 1, and Time Between Dog and Wolf.